Pitt Pediatrics takes pride in the quality of its faculty and supports their success and fulfillment at all stages of their careers.  

The Office of Faculty Development (OFD) encourages all faculty members to work with their division directors to identify academic and clinical goals, establish mentoring committees, and use resources for faculty development in the Department and throughout the University.  

We invite faculty to learn more about professional and career development resources and information. 

Faculty Mentoring

Mentor committees provide a structure and process to foster the academic career development and success of faculty.

Leadership Development

OFD provides leadership training to support an inspired culture of transparency, teamwork, inclusion and collaboration

Professional Development and Career Advancement

View workshops and resources for faculty seeking professional development opportunities.

Educator Development

A majority of Pitt Pediatrics faculty are involved in teaching medical students, residents, fellows, faculty and colleagues.


Pitt Pediatrics provides educator, career and professional development CME workshops throughout the year.

For New Faculty

Information for new faculty getting started in Pitt Pedatrics and how to prepare for promotion.

Faculty Promotion

Promotion planning is best begun very early in one’s career with the guidance and support of division chief, department chairs, and mentors.

Grant Programs

OFD oversees three grant programs that provide funding to pediatric faculty and professional staff.

Wellness Resources and Hot Topics

Access helpful articles and news on hot topics relating to faculty wellness.


Meet and contact the Office of Faculty Development.