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Mission and Goals

The mission of the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Faculty Development Committee is to support the successful development of junior, mid-career and senior faculty related to education, service, and scholarship; promote career satisfaction, work-life integration, and faculty wellness; and create an inclusive community of engaged faculty within the department.  The goals of the committee are to:
  • Orient new faculty members to the department
  • Provide faculty development programs, services, and resources to enhance faculty effectiveness and support faculty involvement in creative activities
  • Offer leadership seminars and consultations
  • Coordinate mentoring program
  • Support faculty promotion efforts
  • Organize faculty awards program
  • Highlight contributions and accomplishments of faculty
  • Support faculty development efforts for subgroups of faculty (e.g., women; racial, ethnic, and cultural minorities)
  • Encourage and support faculty collaboration and connection
  • Strive to improve faculty morale