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

Thomasine N. Gorry, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Dr. Gorry is a distinguished leader in comprehensive ophthalmology, education, and quality and patient safety. She is the Director of Quality and Safety for the department of ophthalmology and Co-Chair of the Quality Domain Committee for the Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania. She chairs the Focused Professional Practice Evaluation and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation for the department. She makes substantial contributions as a teacher and mentor of medical students and residents. She developed and teaches a quality safety curriculum. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Women in Ophthalmology.