SOM Faculty Affairs & Development Advisory Committee


The School of Medicine Faculty Affairs & Development Advisory Committee (FADAC) enhances the recruitment, development, advancement, and retention of an outstanding medical school faculty by providing regular guidance regarding faculty policies, programs, and services. The FADAC also makes recommendations regarding institutional priorities for faculty within the evolving environment of academic medicine. The FADAC meets quarterly and is chaired by the Director of Faculty Development.


  • Megan Bray, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Associate Dean for Curriculum (July 2019)
  • Donna Broshek, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences (July 2020)
  • Troy Buer, PhD, Director of Faculty Development, Office of Faculty Affairs & Faculty Development, FADAC chair (standing member*)
  • Leigh Cantrell, MD, MSPH, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Donna Chen, MD, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences (July 2020)
  • David Driscoll, PhD, MPH, Assistant Dean for Research (July 2020)
  • Linda Duska, MD, Professor of  Obstetrics & Gynecology, Interim Associate Dean for Clinical Research (July 2020)
  • Kyle Enfield, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine (July 2019)
  • Chris Ghaemmaghami, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, UVa Medical Center Chief Medical Officer
  • Jennifer Harvey, MD, Professor of Radiology & Medical Imaging (standing member*)
  • Susan Kirk, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Designated Institutional Official
  • Carol Manning, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology & Nursing, School of Medicine Committee on Women Chair (standing member*)
  • Wendy Novicoff, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences (July 2019)
  • Jason Papin, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering (July 2020)
  • JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology (standing member*)
  • Susan Pollart, MD, MS, Professor of Family Medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development (standing member*)
  • Noah Schenkman, MD, Associate Professor of Urology
  • Neeral Shah, MD, Associate Professor of Gastroenterology & Hepatology  (July 2020)
  • Jung-Bum Shin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience (July 2020)
  • James Stone, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiology & Medical Imaging (July 2019)
  • Greg Townsend, MD,  Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Diversity and Medical Education (July 2020)
  • Michael D. Williams, MD,  Associate Professor of Surgery, Director, Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (July 2020)

*Faculty who lead faculty development efforts at the departmental level serve as standing members of the committee. At-large members serve two-year terms.