The role of the Office of Administration & Faculty Affairs is to promote the careers and development of our faculty and staff physicians in support of the clinical, research and education missions of McGovern Medical School.

New Initiatives

**Mentoring and Promotion Program (MAPP)

The Mentoring and Promotion Program (MAPP) will help our junior faculty chart their unique path to success in the context of a group mentoring format. The application for this 2021-22 is now closed.

Registration for the next cohort will be in Spring 2022. If you have questions about MAPP, please send an email to Johnson.George@uth.tmc.edu

Please click here to learn more about the program.

**Fast Track Process for New Faculty Appointments

Please click here to view the presentation about the process to request appointment of faculty with academic rank without “visiting”.

**New track: Non-Tenure Instruction Track

Effective 9/1/2019, faculty whose primary focus is teaching may be appointed on the newly created Non-Tenure Instruction (NTI) track. Click here for details.

**Accelerated Promotion for Non-Tenure Clinical Track

Faculty considering applying for promotion with less than 5 years of service in current rank are considered accelerated and must satisfy rigorous criteria above and beyond normal expectations that have been recently codified by the FAPTC (click here for criteria). Chairs and faculty are strongly urged to consult the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs before submitting a request for accelerated promotion.

News and Deadlines

**Faculty Orientation – Oct 27th, 2021

The event will be held from 8-9:20 a.m., via Cisco Webex. Please refer to the email invitation sent to faculty for WebEx meeting login information.

Attendees will hear from each office to educate new faculty on the many resources available for use in their academic career. For additional information, please contact OAFA@uth.tmc.edu.

**Annual Faculty Review (FY21):

The annual faculty reviews (AFR) are now open and are due December 1st, 2021.

Please click on the link to access the AFR portal: https://apps.uth.edu/afr

**Women Faculty Forum

Picture a Scientist:  A documentary that brings viewers on the journey of three women scientists’ experiences of gender inequality in the STEM field.

This movie is now available to watch for all UTHealth employees through Panopto. We hope this movie provides an insight into the difficulties of women in all fields. As an institution, we continuously strive to create an environment that promotes diversity, equality, and opportunities for all.

Please click here to access the movie.

**Faculty Wellness

Click here to view information on Faculty Wellness including COVID19 and counseling support tailored to faculty.