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Faculty Affairs & Professional Development


The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine is committed to fostering a vibrant and diverse community where each faculty member has the opportunity and necessary resources to make meaningful contributions to their career goals and the mission of the College. Focused on promotion and tenure, professional development, and faculty wellness, this office provides the resources and guidance to support faculty across their career life span.

From New Faculty Orientation to your transition to Professor Emeritus, we are here to support and celebrate you at all stages of your academic career!

Leadership & Administration


Faculty Affairs is under the leadership of Sheila M. Crow, PhD. As the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Professional Development, Sheila leads our efforts to provide professional development activities that ensure successful recruitment, appointment, retention and promotion and train and educate leaders able to promote the college’s mission and vision. Her goal is to build a culture that supports faculty vitality and wellness across the enterprise.

Dr. Crow has more than 30 years’ experience working in academic medicine. Her interests include the professional development of medical educators, the advancement of women and underrepresented minority faculty, mentorship, and building organizational structures that support the role of faculty in academic medicine.

News & Events

 Updated P&T Deadlines for 2023!

Due to a very large number of intentions, we have had to move up our deadlines.

Preliminary Dossiers DUE to Dean's Office 

Monday, August 14, 2023

Final Tenure Dossiers DUE to Dean's Office

Friday, October 6, 2023

Final Promotion Dossiers DUE to Dean's Office

Monday, October 16, 2023

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Let Us Know How We Can Help

Sheila Crow, PhD
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Professional Development
Tel 405-271-2265 x48711

Lisa Thompson

Faculty & Staff Affairs
Tel 405-271-2265 x48614

Kelsey Heggy, MS
Academy of Teaching Scholars
Tel 405-271-2265 x48202

Trista Gipson Hoehne, MS
Activity Insight
Tel 405-271-2265 x46312