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

Janet Lioy, MD  

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics 

Dr. Lioy is a distinguished leader in neonatology, education and community outreach. She is the go-to-physician for referrals relating to neonatal airway disorders and craniofacial birth defects. She directs the Neonatal Outreach Program at CHOP, a program which is instrumental in maintaining constant communication with all referring neonatologists. She is also the medical director of the Neonatal Airway Program and a member of the Neonatal Craniofacial Program. She excels as an educator and mentor of medical students, residents, fellows, and other learners. She received the CHOP Joanne Decker Memorial Work/Family Mentoring Award and the CHOP Master Clinician Award. She recently edited Disorders of the Neonatal Airway: Fundamentals for Practice, a comprehensive text and major contribution to the field. For the American Academy of Pediatrics, she is a member of the Perinatal Section and representative to the Board of Medical Advisors for the American Association of Respiratory Care.