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

Hongming Zhuang, MD, PhD 

Professor of Radiology—Clinician-Educator 

Dr. Zhuang is an accomplished and highly productive academic radiologist, specializing in nuclear medicine. His research has evolved from focusing on adult nuclear medicine to pediatric nuclear medicine, applying Position Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (CT) and Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography/CT on pediatric disorders such as lymphoma and neuroblastoma. Since 2005, he has served as Chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine at CHOP. He has contributed peer-reviewed publications in leading journals such as the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, and the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine. He is deputy editor of Clinical Nuclear Medicine, associate editor of Current Molecular Imaging. In 2015 and he was named a Fellow of the American College of Nuclear Medicine.