About Us


The vision of the Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development (OFAPD) is to develop a vibrant, diverse community where each faculty member has the optimal capability to make meaningful contributions to their career goals and the institution’s mission.


  • establish and sustain a culture that promotes faculty vitality and diversity
  • plan and implement faculty development activities that ensure effective and successful recruitment, appointment, retention, and promotion of faculty
  • train and educate visionary, innovative leaders who are capable of promoting the school’s mission and capitalizing upon emerging challenges
  • implement a life-cycle of learning experiences that enable faculty to achieve their highest ambitions as educators, investigators, and clinicians
  • communicate current faculty development opportunities to the medical school community
  • ensure consistency with the school’s strategic plan and core beliefs, and ensure optimal use of limited
    resources by coordinating school and university-wide faculty development offerings
  • expand participation in national and international groups that assist or promote faculty affairs,
    leadership, and professional development

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If you have any questions, please call us at (317) 278-3089 or contact us via email.