Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs governs the recruitment, selection and appointment of all new faculty. They are also responsible for the retention, promotion and tenure processes within the School of Medicine.

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Academic Affairs

Faculty Development

Faculty Development provides a variety of programs and events that aim to advance faculty careers. They strive to elevate success in education, research and professional and personal skills.

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Faculty Development

Ombudsman and Faculty Facilitation Service

The Ombudsman and Faculty Facilitation Service is a resource for members of the University of Utah’s Health Sciences community with a problem or concern. We provide informal conflict resolution and work to promote fair treatment and fair process.

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Ombudsman and Faculty Facilitation Service
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Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Affairs

The Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Affairs appoints, promotes, and provides professional development opportunities for faculty. We serve as a central resource for the Health Sciences by providing guidance, resources, and training to enhance the success of individual faculty. We also strive to strengthen cohesion and collaboration among all colleges, schools, and departments.  ws

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Carrie Byington, MD
Associate Vice President, Faculty and Academic Affairs, Health Sciences

Vice Dean, Academic Affairs & Faculty Development, School of Medicine