Office of Faculty Affairs & Diversity

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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

Program Leaders

Anne Joseph, MD, MPH
Vice Chair

Anne Weber Main, PhD
Associate Vice Chair

Mohamed Hassan, MD
Diversity Director

Cuong Pham, MD
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

OFAD ADMINISTRATORS

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

Emily Kowalczyk
Administrative Associate
Email: dom-ofad@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-2909