Faculty Development

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  • Office of Faculty Development

    The Office of Faculty Development for the University of Mississippi Medical Center serves to promote the fullest capacities of faculty as academic leaders in education, service to the Medical Center mission and in cooperation with the Office of Research, in aspects of the research endeavor. To accomplish these goals, the Office offers services, which include:

    • Sponsorship of a leadership development program for faculty
    • Support of interdisciplinary research and education activities among
      UMMC faculty
    • Facilitating access to faculty development information resources
    • Consultations with individual faculty to address areas of need
    • Assistance with departmental management of post-tenure review
    • Orientation activities for new faculty not currently managed by Human
    • Recognition of excellence in educational delivery

    The Office of Faculty Development works closely with a medical center standing committee, the UMMC Faculty Development Committee (for more information regarding the Committee and its members please visit our Leadership Page), and with the UMMC Faculty Senate (for more information regarding the Faculty Senate and its members, please visit their website). The Faculty Development Committee was formed in order to establish campus-wide policies in support of faculty professional development activities; to coordinate school participation in campus-wide faculty development programs and to help foster a positive campus climate for UMMC faculty to reach their full potential.

    Frequently asked questions

    What Programs Does the Office of Faculty Development Support?

    • Faculty funding
    • Faculty development seminars and workshops
    • Faculty recognition
    • Leadership development
    • Faculty newsletter (the TRIAD)


    Faculty/Staff Resource Guide (.pdf)