Office of Faculty Affairs & Diversity

The Office for Faculty Affairs and Diversity oversees the Department of Medicine programs to support the mentoring, career development, and advancement of our faculty.

Our goals and responsibilities include:

  • Enhance faculty scholarship through educational programs in scientific writing, grant proposal development, and project development
  • Promote effective mentoring relationships through mentorship training, support tools, and oversight
  • Oversee and facilitate the annual promotion and tenure process
  • Assist with the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty, with an emphasis on increasing the number of women and underrepresented minorities on the faculty and in leadership roles
  • Connect faculty to relevant intramural/extramural career development programs and awards

OFAD ADMINISTRATORS

Michon Peterson
Administrator
Email: peter109@umn.edu
Phone: 612-626-0483

Kate Mehring
Administrative Associate
Email: dom-ofad@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-2909