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2017-2018 GFA Steering Committee


The Group on Faculty Affairs Steering Committee is responsible for the leadership and management of GFA affairs and for approving all committee appointments. The Committee consists of three officers (Chair, Chair-Elect, and Immediate Past Chair) and seven at-large members. In addition, liaisons may be appointed from other AAMC Groups and Councils with approval of the Steering Committee. The Steering Committee meets twice a year and convenes monthly for conference calls.

The Chair presides over all GFA and Steering Committee meetings, appoints committee chairs, and performs necessary duties and functions in order to provide appropriate leadership to the GFA. In the absence of the Chair, the Chair-Elect shall fulfill the functions of the Chair.

Chair


Maureen T. Connelly, MD, MPH (2020)
Dean for Faculty Affairs
Assistant Professor of Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School
maureen_connelly@hms.harvard.edu

Chair-Elect and Communications Subcommittee Chair

Elza Mylona, PhD, MBA (2018)
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
and Institutional Effectiveness
Professor of Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School
mylonae@evms.edu

Membership & Nominating Subcommittee Chair


Patrick O. Smith, PhD, ABPP (2020)
Chief Faculty Affairs Officer
SOM - Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Professor, Family Medicine
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
posmith@umc.edu

Professional Development Subcommittee Chair


David A. Rogers, MD, MHPE (2021)
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Professor of Surgery, Medical Education and Pediatrics
Co-Director, UAB Healthcare Leadership Academy
Chief Wellness Officer
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
darogers@uab.edu

Program Planning Subcommittee Chair


Lisa D. Cain, PhD (2021)
Director, Medical School Enrichment Programs
Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
lisa.cain@uth.tmc.edu

Research & Project Development Subcommittee Chair


Kimberly Skarupski, PhD, MPH (2019)
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Associate Professor of Medicine
John Hopkins University School of Medicine
kskarupski@jhmi.edu

Members-at-large


Erika T. Brown, PhD (2021)
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development
SACSCOC Liaison
Associate Professor, Pathology and Anatomy
Morehouse School of Medicine
etbrown@msm.edu

Diana L. Gray, MD (2018)
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Radiology
Washington University School of Medicine
graydi@wusm.wustl.edu 

Jennifer Hagen, MD (2021)
Associate Dean, Faculty Development
University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine
jmhagen@med.unr.edu

Jeffrey Lyness, MD (2019)
Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Professor, Psychiatry and Neurology
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
jeffrey_lyness@urmc.rochester.edu

Kathy M. Pipitone, MS (2021)
Director of Faculty Affairs
University of Mississippi Medical Center
kpipitone@umc.edu

Craig Porter, MD (2019)
Vice Chair for Faculty
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical College of Wisconsin
cporter@mcw.edu

Christina Runge, PhD, CCC-A (2021)
Chief, Division of Communication Sciences
Director, Koss Cochlear Implant Program
Associate Professor
Medical College of Wisconsin
chrunge@msw.edu

AAMC Group Liaisons


CFAS Liaison
Scott D. Gitlin, MD
Professor, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
University of Michigan Medical School
sgitlin@umich.edu

COD Liaison
Deborah C. German, MD
Founding Dean
Vice President for Medical Affairs
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
deb@ucf.edu

GRMC Liaison
Vacant

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 Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award

Carole Bland

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.