The mission of the Faculty Development office through the Department of Medicine is to support career growth and development at all career levels. We believe that our faculty are critical to achieving and maintaining a leadership position among academic medical centers. Learn how we support our faculty in the work they do today and in developing personalized and rewarding careers. Explore campus resources or contact our staff to make an appointment.
Peer CoachingA strong mentoring and coaching culture leads to a richer research environment through heightened communication skills, career planning and collaborative science. Meet a coach or request coaching through our newly-launched Faculty Coaching program.
AppointmentsAs a faculty member at the Feinberg School of Medicine, it's important for you to know and understand the type of faculty appointment you have, as this determines the criteria you must meet to be eligible for reappointment and/or promotion. Learn more about the types of faculty appointments at Northwestern.
Promotions & TenureFaculty are evaluated for promotion or tenure based on the criteria established by their career track. This information guide is updated regularly and intended to provide transparency and assist faculty members in planning for and successfully achieving promotion and/or tenure.
Faculty Wellness Program
Feinberg administration recognizes that many stressors are present in any workplace and wants to ensure that assistance is available for those in need. Learn more about some of the campus programs designed to offer support:
Diversity & Inclusion
The Diversity and Cultural Affairs Council of the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine was created with the following mission:
- To provide a comprehensive array of diversity initiatives designed to sensitize trainees and faculty members to multicultural issues.
- To ensure students, residents and attending physicians provide culturally sensitive care.
- To create an environment of inclusion that welcomes and supports people of varying backgrounds.
Learn more about the benefits provided to you as a member of the faculty.