Office of Professional Development

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Welcome to the Office of Professional Development at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

Our Mission:

To create, optimize, and make possible opportunities to engage faculty to develop their skills to achieve professional fulfillment throughout their careers.

Our Vision:

To enable every faculty member to achieve their full potential while supporting and contributing to the mission of the School of Medicine in a meaningful way.

Our values:
  • We encourage faculty to be educational innovators.
  • We cultivate faculty to advance a supportive learning culture and climate.
  • We foster faculty to partner and collaborate when developing their talents.
  • We provide opportunities to allow faculty to promote the school’s scholarly environment.

**Approved revision by the Professional Development Committee to align with school’s strategic plan, August 21, 2023

View strategic plan pillars, goals, and targets here:

The Professional Development Committee works with the Office of Professional Development to develop and implement programs based on the School of Medicine’s faculty’s assessed needs and priorities.

The Faculty Awards Review Committee works with this office and is focused on recognizing, recommending, and celebrating faculty’s accomplishments.