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

Andrea Kelly, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine

Dr. Kelly is a highly skilled pediatric endocrinologist with unique expertise in the metabolic and endocrine complications of cystic fibrosis. She investigates hyperinsulinism, insulin secretion defects in cystic fibrosis, vitamin D deficiency and other chronic conditions, and the links between sleep apnea and metabolic syndrome. She has been successful in securing funding for her research. She served as Director of the pediatric endocrine fellowship program from 2005 through 2009 and instituted a number of key changes in the program. She is active in the North American Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and has represented the Pediatric Endocrine Society in developing vitamin D guidelines for cystic fibrosis.