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

David A. Horowitz, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Horowitz makes important contributions as a clinician and administrator. In his role as Associate Chief Medical Officer for UPHS, Dr. Horowitz provides oversight and work-plan management for physicians on Unit-Based Clinical Leadership Teams, leads multidisciplinary groups to develop consistent clinical strategies for managing patients with heart failure and acute myocardial infarction, chairs the Pharmacy Council, co-chairs the Medical-Legal Committee and provides quality oversight for CPUP ambulatory activities. He is known for providing compassionate clinical care and for contributing to the education of medical students and residents. He is a member of the editorial board of Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics.