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

Saurabh Jha, MBBS

Associate Professor of Radiology—Clinician-Educator

Dr. Jha is making important contributions to understanding the impact of health care policy on the practice of radiology. His influential research focuses on the use and value of imaging, the value of information, the trade-offs encountered in efforts to reduce uncertainty, and how evidence and guidelines predispose to overdiagnosis at the margins. He is the editor of the Bulletin of the Pennsylvania Radiological Society and serves on the editorial boards of Diagnostic Imaging, Medscape Radiology, and the Journal of the American College of Radiology. In 2015, he was guest editor of a special issue of Academic Radiology focusing on the impact of radiology on overdiagnosis. Dr. Jha received the Wallace T. Miller Sr. Award for excellence in teaching in 2014. He serves on committees for the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology, the American Roentgen Ray Society, and the Association of University Radiologists.