Welcome to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development.

With more than 900 full-time and 1,500 voluntary faculty,  Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSUSOM) provides educators, innovators and mentors to shape the next generation of researchers and physicians.

The Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development supports the recruitment, academic advancement, retention and career development of our diverse faculty throughout their careers.

School of Medicine Mission and Vision


Wayne State University School of Medicine faculty and staff will graduate a diverse group of physicians and biomedical scientists who will transform the promise of equal health into a reality for all.


We will educate a diverse student body in an urban setting and within a culture of inclusion, through high quality education, clinical excellence, pioneering research, local investment in our community and innovative technology, to prepare physician and biomedical scientific leaders to achieve health and wellness for our society.


We are privileged to serve our community, state, nation, and the world as innovators in medicine, health, prevention and wellness.