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

John G.T. Augoustides, MD

Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Perelman School of Medicine 

Dr. Augoustides is an innovative academic cardiothoracic anesthesiologist whose research interests include the assessment of perioperative outcomes in adults undergoing aortic arch repair and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest and outcomes in lung transplantation. He is section editor of Kaplan’s Cardiac Anesthesia, the leading textbook in the field. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, Open Anesthesiology Journal, and Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. In 2014, he was named Program Director for the adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship at HUP. He was recently elected to the Association of Cardiac Anesthesiologists.