About Us

Our Mission Statement

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development supports University of Virginia School of Medicine faculty throughout their careers in their work as teachers, investigators, and patient care providers.  We facilitate the success of faculty by providing comprehensive support services and professional development opportunities.  We offer timely, efficient, faculty-focused assistance that fosters faculty satisfaction and engagement while allowing each faculty member to thrive personally and professionally.

Our Team


Susan M. Pollart, MD, MS

Ruth E. Murdaugh Professor and Chair (interim) of Family Medicine

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development

Leonette C. Henderson

Senior Administrative Assistant for the Senior Associate Dean

for Faculty Affairs & Faculty Development

Faculty Affairs

Cathy Broaddus, MTS

Faculty Advancement Administrator

Kellie Gildersleeve

Benefits Counselor & Wellness Champion in Human Resources

Faculty Development

Troy S. Buer, PhD

Director of Faculty Development

Ashley L. Ayers

Manager for Faculty Development Programs

Our location

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development is located in McKim Hall.