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Office of Faculty Affairs and Development

Message from the Senior Associate Dean

William Wadland and facultyI feel that nothing we do is more important than developing people. At the end of the day, people are what make the difference. Faculty development is a life-long activity. We need to sustain faculty vitality over the entire life cycle.

William C. Wadland, MD, MS
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Development
and Chair, Department of Family Medicine



We wish to create a culture of academic excellence within the College of Human Medicine by cultivating professional and personal development in faculty at all levels.


  • Welcome new faculty and harness their full capacity to achieve excellence
  • Develop an infrastructure of systems that assures faculty development
  • Advance a culture of campus-wide academic excellence
  • Promote campus-wide faculty professionalism



AAMC Faculty Forward Faculty Engagement Survey
Open November 5-December 3, 2013

Chair Collaboration Academic Leadership Program (ALP)
December 5, 2013

College Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee
January 9, 2014

Clinician Educator Mentor Program (CEMP)
Application process open August 26-September 23, 2013