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Affiliate Offices

Office of Faculty - The Office of Faculty, led by Vice Dean Janice Clements, oversees several offices associated with faculty-related programs, policies and guidelines governing academic appointments and promotions.  Their website is designed to support a broad range of services for faculty, including professional development, mentoring, and work-life balance. Here you will find information about retention, tenure, and promotion; grievance procedures; professional code of conduct for teacher-learners and more.

Women in Science and Medicine - Under the leadership of Dr. Barbara Fivush, the Office of Women in Science and Medicine (OWISM) fosters the training of women in medicine and science and works closely with the Vice Dean for Faculty to evaluate the status of women in the school. It advises the Dean on issues regarding the status of women faculty in the school.

Faculty Development - The Office of Faculty Development (OFD) provides a range of resources, training and support for department directors and individual faculty members in the areas of faculty and professional development. Led by Dr. Estelle Gauda, OFD provides guidance, workshops, seminars and academic leadership programs for junior, mid-career, and senior faculty to support academic success and satisfaction at each stage of their career.

Part-Time Faculty - Part-time medical school faculty are important partners in fulfilling the School of Medicine tripartite mission. The Office of Part-Time Faculty, led by Dr. Maura McGuire, serves to create structure, consistency, and guidance for these appointments concerning policy, program development and administration.


Seminars, Workshops and Services

The Office of Diversity and Cultural Competence offers seminars and workshops to help departmental directors, faculty, and administrators understand how unconscious biases may impact recruitment, training, evaluation, retention, salary and promotion. Both articles offer a purview of specific studies highlighted in academic medicine concerning bias and unequal representation of women and racial/ethnic minorities. We also offer research-based strategies that can be implemented to mitigate bias to yield a diverse pool of candidates.

  • Student Diversity - Dr. Daniel Teraguchi oversees issues pertained to diversity and medical students (prospective and current) within the Office of Student Affairs. The Office of Student Diversity provides leadership, education and coordination of all student diversity support programs, initiatives and cultural events.
  • Workforce Diversity - The Office of Workforce Diversity provides leadership to the Johns Hopkins Medicine community in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action and diversity. The office serves as a liaison to local community organizations that address employment interests of individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups.

  • Institutional Equity - The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) has oversight for all equity and civil rights issues involving compliance with federal, state and local laws related to affirmative action and equal opportunity.  OIE works closely with all departments to ensure diversity and inclusion in recruitment and retention efforts concerning the workforce composition of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other protected classes.

  • Disability Services - OIE

  • LGBTQ Life - Founded in 2013, LGBTQ Life serves lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, (LGBTQ) and allied members of the Johns Hopkins Community.  In collaboration with many campus partners, LGBT Life is working towards making Hopkins a safer and more inclusive place for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.