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Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

The University of Maryland School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (OFAPD) supports faculty in achieving their career goals. OFAPD offers annual courses and programs to foster collaboration and to develop faculty in all aspects of their academic pursuits. We provide resources for faculty wellness in close collaboration with EAP. If you have any questions, suggestions, concerns, or ideas for improvement or other needs, please feel free to share your thoughts. Learn more about UMSOM’s mission, vision, and values.

Faculty Development

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

  • oversees a comprehensive faculty development program;
  • offers professional development opportunities for physicians planning careers in academic medicine, including programs for Women in Medicine and Minority Faculty in Medicine;
  • provides continuing medical education for faculty and community physicians on Cloud CME.


Professional Development and Leadership Lecture Series (PDLLS)

The PDLLS is designed to provide education centered around enhancing leadership skills and competencies and assisting with preparing faculty for more senior roles. Some of the topics/categories include:

  • leadership essentials and basics
  • organizational management and leadership
  • emotional intelligence
  • time management
  • problem-solving

If you have a workshop/session proposal, please download, complete, and email the proposal form to

PDLLS Presentation Proposal Form

WIMS Speaker Series 2022 Videos:

Executive MBA & Masters in Health Professions Education Information Video


Contact Us

Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
655 West Baltimore Street #14-015
Baltimore, MD 21201
Telephone: 410-706-3958
Fax: 410-706-3103

Professional Development Office Hours
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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