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

Jill C. Posner, MD, MSCE

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics 

Dr. Posner is a highly accomplished clinician, educator and administrator in pediatric emergency medicine. She excels as an educator and mentor of medical students and graduates students, residents, and fellows in the clinical and didactic settings. Her teaching has been recognized with election to the Faculty Teaching Honor Roll at CHOP and with the Jean A. Cortner Divisional teaching award numerous times. She is the Director of Medical Education and has made enhancements to the curriculum including the integration of simulation training. As Co-Director of the fellowship program, she has initiated bedside ultrasound training and an elective global health experience. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Fellowship Director’s Committee and the National Fellows Conference Planning Committee.