The Department of Pediatrics Office of Faculty Development (OFD)

The OFD was established to enhance faculty career development, assist with faculty recruitment and retention, and to increase women in leadership roles.  The OFD sponsors faculty seminars and retention, and to increase women in leadership roles.  

The OFD sponsors faculty seminars on topics related to work-life balance, negotiating the culture of academic medicine, and career development. Read more »

The Department of Medicine Office of Faculty Development (OFD)

The OFD sponsors and coordinates educational programs for faculty with special emphasis on the career development needs of women and URM. Program topics include grant proposal and manuscript writing, professional communications, public speaking, negotiations, conflict resolutions and others. Read more »

The Academic Women’s Network (AWN)

The AWN was established to provide advocacy, leadership and support for all women faculty at Washington University.  AWN provides retreats, workshops, lectures and seminars, as well as peer, individual and group mentorship sponsorship for men and women at Washington University. Read more »

The Association of Women Faculty (AWF)

The AWF serves to foster professional and social interactions among women faculty, to defend campus-wide diversity and to advance the interests of women faculty at Washington University in St. Louis. Read more »

Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA)

The OFA oversees faculty review and promotions and supports career development, mentoring, communication, faculty policy changes, gender equity and diversity.  Diana Gray, MD leads initiatives in which she advocates for faculty-supportive policies, practices and resources. Read more »

Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS)

The ICTS helps ensure that ICTS investigators have access to state-of-the-art research infrastructure, financial support, and education, facilitates translational research, assists in the creation and sustaining of interdisciplinary research collaborations, and helps move research findings from the initial discovery phase into new diagnostics, therapeutics, and prevention strategies to improve human health. Read more »

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Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award

The goal of this career flexibility award is to both reward and accelerate progress in institutions that have created support structures in the form of policies, practices and resources to allow faculty to better integrate their work and home lives.  The long-term objective is to increase faculty satisfaction and increase retention of physicians and investigators in academic medicine. Read more »

Corporate and Foundation Resources

The Foundations Relations staff assists in identifying and securing support from private foundations.  They work both proactively-bringing funding opportunities to the attention of schools and faculty-and reactively-responding to requests for assistance made by schools and faculty.  Patricia Gregory, PhD, is the Assistant Vice Chancellor and Executive Director of the Medical Campus Corporate and Foundation Relations Office. Read more »