School of Medicine Faculty Affairs and Development

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Development (FAD) is dedicated to providing guidance and development opportunities throughout the academic careers of our School of Medicine faculty members. FAD strives to meet the needs of all SOM faculty, from your first faculty position to emeritus professor, we have the resources and expertise to help you achieve your professional goals.


Our office assists with:

  • SOM Faculty Appointments
  • Annual Faculty Assessments (AFA)
  • Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (APT)
  • Post Tenure Review (PTR)
  • Faculty Ranks and Tracks
  • Changing Academic Tracks
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Emeritus and Distinguished Professor appointments
  • SOM Academic CV and CV Guidelines
  • New Faculty Onboarding
  • Faculty Development
  • Tools for Chairs and Division Directors
  • School of Medicine Faculty Governance
  • Joy McCann Professorship
  • SOM Faculty Awards
  • Faculty Mentoring Program
  • Faculty Advancement Series (FAS)

Please feel welcome to contact us with any questions. We look forward to working with you!

Dianne Durham

Dianne Durham, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
School of Medicine
3030D Murphy
University of Kansas Medical Center
ddurham@kumc.edu

Last modified: Mar 16, 2017
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To make the transition to KUMC easier, all new faculty members should visit the New Faculty Onboarding Process page.

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