The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development is a resource for all College of Medicine faculty. We offer guidance and opportunities for incoming and current faculty, as well as details regarding the College of Medicine, the University of Florida and the Gainesville community.

You will find helpful information, answers to frequently asked questions related to faculty needs and career goals within our College, as well as the many benefits of employment at the University of Florida. Also, you will find information about promotion and tenure, development programs, college and campus resources, in addition to opportunities for participation in upcoming seminars, new faculty orientation meetings and faculty club with the Dean.

Please use the "Email Us" form below to submit comments and questions. If you wish to schedule an appointment, feel free to give us a call. We're here to help!


Marian C. Limacher, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean
Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
College of Medicine

New Wellness Website

MerloDr. Lisa Merlo Greene, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been named the new Director of Wellness Programs for the College of Medicine.
Dr. Merlo Greene helped to develop the longitudinal wellness curriculum for the medical students within the Collaborative Learning Group (CLG) curriculum and is a leader of the Mind-Body Medicine course.  She has assembled a comprehensive catalog of all available wellness resources for UF COM faculty and trainees and is working with GatorCare to increase available resources.
To better plan for additional faculty initiatives, both within-unit and college-wide, she will survey faculty in the coming months to assess current needs and opportunities.  She is also available to meet with groups of faculty, divisions or departments to conduct a brief wellness needs assessment, consult regarding implementation of evidence-based interventions to enhance wellness and avoid burnout, consult on wellness related research activities, and arrange presentations on wellness topics.  Please contact her at lmerlo@ufl.edu or 352-294-4932 for further information.
Check out the New College of Medicine Wellness Website: https://wellness.med.ufl.edu



Dr. Keith Stone, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as the UF College of Medicine’s founding Ombuds. The goal of the newly established Office of the Ombuds for Faculty is to resolve conflict informally whenever possible.

Please visit http://ombuds.med.ufl.edu/ for information on how to contact the Office of the Ombuds for Faculty.


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