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AAMC mailing lists are available for sharing valuable information and resources with our member institutions and constituents.

Contact GFA

The following AAMC staff manage and support the activities of the Group on Faculty Affairs.

For information regarding membership, programs, meetings, or resources, please contact:

  • Valarie Clark, MPA
    Director, Constituent Engagement
    Telephone: 202-828-0586

  • Thalia Thompson, MPH, CHES
    Constituent Engagement Specialist
    Telephone: 202-739-2986

  • Michelle Harrison
    Administrative Specialist
    Telephone: 202-862-6020

For information regarding faculty data tools, please contact:

  • Hershel Alexander, PhD
    Director, Data Operations and Services
    Telephone: 202-828-0649

For information regarding StandPoint Surveys, please contact:

Valerie Dandar, M.A.
Manager, StandPoint Surveys
Telephone: 202-862-6231

AAMC Faculty Life Cycle Webinar Series

Silhouette GraphicThe GFA is pleased to announce the launch of a five-part series on the medical faculty life cycle.

Click here for a short introductory video and registration information.

GFA Videos and Photos

For more information click here.

The GFA presents a recap of the 2014 GFA Professional Development Conference in Boston and an explanation of Faculty Forward.

The GFA presents “An Introduction to the Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS)”


2015 GDI/GFA Professional Development Conference
San Juan, Puerto Rico
June 25-28

GFA Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award

The GFA established this award to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Bland.

GFA Collections in MedEdPORTAL

The GFA Professional Development Subcommittee, in collaboration with MedEdPORTAL, is pleased to announce the launch of GFA Collections. 

StandPoint™ Surveys

AAMC's StandPoint Surveys offer robust custom engagement surveys that delve into the factors unique to academic health institutions that drive the engagement and retention of faculty and staff. We partner with you to develop a comprehensive and customized approach to collecting essential employee feedback needed to support your institution’s goals. AAMC experts and support offers a turnkey process for survey administration that ensures your institution can successfully collect rich and representative data.