The Creighton University School of Medicine Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs provides support to faculty, administrators and staff in all matters dealing with the Academic mission of the School, as part of the overall mission of the School of Medicine "to improve the human condition through excellence in educating students, physicians and the public, advancing knowledge, and providing comprehensive patient care".
Our goal is to help faculty achieve excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship, by:
- Fostering an environment that will enhance the professional development of all faculty, and indirectly impact students and residents
- Serving as liaison between faculty members and administration, and provide administrative support and guidance
- Encouraging scholarly productivity while maintaining a balance of professional responsibilities and personal quality of life
- Ensuring that faculty members at CUSOM are provided with the environment, resources and tools, to pursue the elements of teaching, scholarly activity, and service, that will enable them to advance in their careers and get professional satisfaction from their daily activities