We help our faculty enjoy career success by developing relational and technical skills needed in teaching, clinical practice, and research. We offer courses, conferences, and programs that help you grow through networking, research support, building teaching skills, career advising, and other forms of continuing education.

To provide the highest level of care, we need a team as diverse as our patient population. We're pursuing meaningful diversity through recruiting and retaining people from different backgrounds, cultivating an inclusive workplace climate, and offering engagement and development programs that positively impact the whole community.

Our clinical experience is one of the most exciting parts of working at Emory. We see rare and complex cases, from children through veterans and underserved populations. We quickly transfer research knowledge to patients in our translational clinics. And we actively support collaboration.

Jeremy Ackerman is an associate professor of emergency medicine, who works three or four shifts a week in the Grady Memorial Hospital Emergency Care Center in downtown Atlanta. He’s also a tactical physician, a sworn police officer who deploys with a SWAT team and has received a medal of honor for taking part in an operation.

Policies and Guidance

Information covering leave and benefits; appointments, promotions, and tenure; conflicts of interest and industry relations; faculty affairs; and research.

2019-2020 FAALI Annual Report

To better support you and optimize your experience as a faculty member, we established the Office of Faculty Academic Advancement, Leadership and Inclusion in 2019. We are pleased to share the past year’s accomplishments in our 2019-2020 annual report. We invite you to take a look, and then join us as we take the next steps toward the best future together.

Each fall, faculty members are recognized for their accomplishments and excellence in patient care, research, and education. The week is capped off with the Celebration of Faculty Excellence ceremony and reception.

Faculty Snapshot

2,695

clinical faculty

182

basic science faculty

45%

female

13%

under-represented minority

Supporting Our People

Medicine is a demanding field, where over half of physicians experience symptoms of burnout. We're making moves to change that, with a range of support services like counseling, educational workshops, and community safety protocols to help our faculty heal themselves as well as patients.

News

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named six Emory faculty members as 2022 Fellows because of their efforts toward advancing science applications.

Carlos del Rio, an internationally known clinician and epidemiologist, has been named interim dean for Emory School of Medicine. He will begin his appointment on March 1.

An Emory University study shows levodopa, a drug that increases dopamine in the brain, has potential to reverse the effects of inflammation on brain reward circuitry, ultimately improving symptons of depression.