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Faculty Affairs & Development

Mission Statement

To assist faculty at all levels with successful career development in the areas of education, clinical care, and administration.

The faculty development deans are available to provide information, support, and guidance for College of Medicine faculty. If you have concerns in any of the following domains, please call to schedule an appointment with an associate dean.

Faculty Affairs & Development Associate Deans

The Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development Associate Deans are available to provide information, support, and guidance for all College of Medicine faculty.

Promotion & Tenure

Programs & Services

Researcher Resources

View our list of Researcher Resources, including funding opportunities, research education, proposal development, and grant writing help.

Educator Resources

  • Academy of Medical Educators - The Academy of Medical Educators provides faculty development opportunities for all College of Medicine faculty with specific benefits for Academy members.

  • APPLE Tree - Faculty development opportunities related to teaching and learning. Innovative technologies and methods for teaching and learning. Networking, events, and newsletters. 

  • ARROW - Initiative for the Advancement, Recruitment, and Retention of Women sponsors workshops, roundtables, networking, career development, grant reviews, and more.

  • MUSC Writing Center - MUSC faculty are welcome to schedule individual appointments and/or group sessions to discuss any writing projects, from papers for publications to grant proposals, curriculum development (teaching), APT personal statement/packets, and CVs.

  • Simulation Center - The MUSC Simulation Center serves the MUSC enterprise with activities ranging from basic skills training to complex immersive scenarios to increase knowledge and improve skills for individuals or groups

  • Teaching Physician - web-based resource packed with videos, teaching strategies and tips, answers for faculty educators

  • Telehealth Health Center - Resources for patients, health care providers and researchers



Faculty Engagement & Participation in COM Governance

College of Medicine faculty members are encouraged to be actively involved and are fully integrated in the COM committee governance structure, which includes a number of faculty councils and committees:  

  • Dean’s Executive Committee
  • Faculty Council
  • Appointment, Promotion, Tenure Committee
  • Admissions Committee
  • Dean’s Diversity Council
  • Education, Diversity & Student Affairs Committee
  • Faculty Development Advisory Committee
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee
  • Nominations and Elections Committee
  • Research Oversight Committee
  • Student Progress Committee
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

To read the COM Bylaws and committee/council charters, please visit the COM Bylaws and Faculty Committee pages  (MUSC log-in required) on the MUSC Horseshoe, under University > College of Medicine > Faculty > Bylaws.  Information on schedules and open call nominations can be found here as well.

Contact Us

Please contact the Program Coordinator, Mary McConnell if you have questions regarding programs or events sponsored by the Faculty Affairs and Development team.