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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.

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Graduate Medical Education (GME)

  • Serves as a liaison between the School of Medicine faculty and the sponsoring institution for GME programs, the University of Maryland Medical Center in providing oversight for ACGME and other accredited GME programs.
  • Develops and implements curricula for faculty in competency-based teaching skills, evaluation, feedback skills, and other areas.
  • Develops and implements teaching skills programs for residents and fellows.
  • Oversees external affiliation agreements for GME training.


Faculty Development

  • The office oversees a comprehensive faculty development program.
  • The office offers professional development opportunities for physicians planning careers in academic medicine, including programs for Women in Medicine and Minority Faculty in Medicine.


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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