Mission Statement

Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (FAPD) works with the leadership, faculty and administrators of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Health System to support an overarching goal of PENN Medicine - the implementation of the highest standards of excellence in academic medicine.  The mission of FAPD is to support this goal by facilitating the recruitment and appointment, promotion, and retention of distinguished faculty. Read more

Recently Promoted Faculty

Carrie Burns, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Burns is a highly respected clinician in endocrinology who is an expert in pre-gestational and gestational diabetes. She developed and directs the Diabetes in Pregnancy Program. She contributes extensively to the education of medical students, residents and fellows. In 2010, she received the Edward Rose Teaching Award “in recognition of and appreciation for outstanding teaching and mentorship of fellows” and in 2009 and 2012, she received the award for “Best Lecturer in the Endocrine Course” from the medical students. She is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The Endocrine Society, and the American Diabetes Association.