The Office of Faculty Affairs & Development

The Faculty Affairs Office's primary goal is to provide resource support for faculty with respect to their professional careers at . The department seeks to ensure fair and consistent treatment of faculty, and to assist academic departments in recruitment, orientation, career development, promotion and retention of faculty and scholars. This department also provides oversight, advice and assistance for the processing of all faculty personnel matters, including the establishment, integration and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.


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Faculty Affairs

Faculty affairs provides oversight, advice and assistance for the processing of all faculty personnel matters, including the establishment, integration and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.

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Faculty Development

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Development ensures each faculty member at Morehouse School of Medicine has opportunities internally and externally for faculty development.

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Community Faculty

(MSM) enjoys a partnership with the community physicians in and around the state of Georgia and across the US.

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Calendar of Events

Click to view faculty and insitution-wide upcoming meetings and events. 

A Message from our Interim Dean of the Office of Faculty Affairs and Academic Development

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Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Interim Dean of the Office of Faculty Affairs and Academic Development

Welcome to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development website! We are fully committed to supporting the careers of all our faculty members. Our goal is to ensure that they have the resources and guidance needed for success in academic medicine.

In the area of faculty affairs, we are here to support faculty from the early stages of recruitment and on- boarding by working closely with department chairs and human resources. We take pride in warmly welcoming and smoothly transitioning our new recruits into the MSM community. We also closely guide our faculty through the well-earned processes of appointment and promotion.

With respect to faculty development, we feel that professional growth of our faculty is the ultimate key to their success. We support that development with a wealth of internal resources ranging from a monthly faculty development seminar series, programs for enrichment of academic skills, personal career development counseling, and leadership enhancement. We also competitively sponsor participation in external professional development venues facilitated by the , , and .

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Dr. Adrienne Bratcher
Director of Faculty Development
abratcher@msm.edu

Expertise: Professional Development,
Curriculum Development and Implementation,
Inclusive Education

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Renée Dunbar-Scott
Faculty Program Manager
(404) 752-1583
rdunbarscott@msm.edu

Rakiah Brown
Faculty Program Coordinator
(404) 752-1742
rabrown@msm.edu

Roselle M. Caruth
Program/Project Manager
(470) 670-6856
rcaruth@msm.edu

Evander Baker
Program Analyst
(404) 756-8935
ebaker@msm.edu

  • Faculty Appointments & Promotions
  • Administrative support to Faculty Assembly, Academic Policy Council & other institutional committees
  • Budgetary responsibility for OFAD
  • Faculty Appointments & Promotions
  • Administrative support to Faculty Assembly, Academic Policy Council
  • Support the creation, implementation, and monitoring of new Faculty Affairs and Development programs

  • Faculty Development
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Faculty Performance Evaluations
  • Data and Reporting
  • Digital Measures
  • Policy and Procedure Maintenance

We are a service-oriented office and are here to help!

Contact Us

720 Westview Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
NCPC, Room 346

Tel: (404) 752-1742
Email:  ofad@msm.edu