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Faculty Affairs, Development &Wellness

The Faculty Affairs, Development and Wellness team's mission is to assist faculty at all levels with successful career development in the areas of education, clinical care, and administration. Faculty Affairs, Development and Wellness Associate Deans are available to provide information, support, and guidance for all College of Medicine faculty. If you have concerns in any of the following domains, please call to schedule an appointment with an associate dean.

Appointment, Promotion & Tenure

Appointment, promotion, and tenure information and guidelines for MUSC faculty

Programs & Services

Researcher Resources

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

Educator Resources

View list and resources for educator opportunities to include AME, ARROW, Telehealth, Writing Center, Apple Tree and more


Tips and Tools for Mentors and Mentees:

Recordings of the “Tips and Tools for Mentors and Mentees” sessions offered during the 2021 – 2022 academic year, co-sponsored by the Mentoring Leadership Council and the Apple Tree Society, can be accessed at the links below.

Time Management - Dr. Perry Halushka, September 22, 2021

Crafting a CV that Tells Your Story - Dr. Michelle Cohen, November 15, 2021

Increasing Your Professional Reputation for Researchers - Dr. Chris Cowan recorded during event sponsored by the Women Scholars, March 18, 2022

What Reviewers are Looking for on NIH Study Sessions - Panelists:  Dr. Carol Feghali-Bostwick, Dr. Gary Gilkeson, Dr. Aimee McRae-Clark, April 7, 2022

The 11th Annual SCTR Mentor Training Symposium on “Mentoring Towards Better Grant Applications” was held virtually on Friday, Oct 29th.

This was a very informative symposium that included a keynote address by the NINDS Director of the Division of Clinical Research on “An Insider’s View on How to Compete Successfully for NIH funding. Other  presentations by senior NIH funded MUSC researchers were on topics such as which grant mechanism to apply for, setting a timeline, content and grantsmanship, review and feedback by mentors, and strategy for resubmissions. Additionally there was a panel discussion addressing grant related questions raised by registrants.  The slides and a recording of the meeting have been posted and are available here: 

Faculty Engagement in COM Governance - Bylaws & Charters

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)   Information on schedules and open call nominations can be found here as well.

Faculty Senate

More information regarding the Faculty Senate structure and policies is available here.

The Faculty Handbook is an excellent resource and guide.

Contact Us

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