Task Force

Overview & Task Force Objectives

Working with Dean Wilkes, the StandPoint Task Force will provide internal leadership for the StandPoint initiative. Susan Pollart, MD, MS, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Faculty Development, serves as the Faculty Forward Task Force Chair.

The Task Force will meet monthly from August 2018 – April 2019 and is responsible for:

  • Promoting the survey within the SOM to assure optimal participation
  • Assisting with the selection of 15 custom questions for inclusion in the survey
  • Considering survey results and developing a communication plan for result distribution
  • Facilitating action planning based on our results and comparison of our data to peers and national benchmarks.

2018 Task Force Membership

Stewart Babbott, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine & General Medicine Section Head

Troy Buer, Ph.D., Director of Faculty Development & Special Projects, Assistant Professor of Medical Education, Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development

Michael Hanshew, PhD, Director, Office of the Chief Medical Officer

Nora Kern, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology, Department of Urology

Anne Kromkowski, Associate Dean for Administration, School of Medicine Dean’s Office

Chia-Yi (Alex) Kuan, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Carol Manning, Ph.D. ABPP-CN, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Director Memory Disorders Clinic, Professor of Neurology & Nursing, Department of Neurology

Benjamin Moses, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Division

Susan Pollart, MD, MS, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development, Walter M. Seward Professor and Chair (interim), Department of Family Medicine

Susan Rumsey, Chief Financial Officer, University of Virginia Physicians Group

Arturo Saavedra, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAD, Kenneth Greer Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology

Scott Sperling, PsyD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Elisa Trowbridge, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Project and Administrative Support

Ashley Ayers, Senior Manager for Faculty Development Programs, Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development

Sue Weiss, Senior Administrative Assistant to Susan M. Pollart, MD, MS, Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development