Pitt Pediatrics takes great pride in the quality of our faculty and supports faculty ​development at every career stage. Success is nurtured in all domains of professional development, including wellbeing, clinical excellence, scholarship, leadership, and education. We promote a culture of faculty engagement and celebrate our faculty accomplishments as our own department’s successes to allow for optimal career development and professional satisfaction. 

The Office of Faculty Development (OFD) encourages all faculty members to work with their division directors to identify academic, clinical​, and education goals, and to establish ​a mentor​ship committee. The OFD invite​s faculty to learn more about professional and career development resources within the department and Pitt's School of Medicine

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

Information about wellness for faculty. 

Faculty Well-being Task Force

Coordinating "Faculty Resiliency Series" seminars throughout the academic year.


Meet and contact the Office of Faculty Development.

OFD Grand Rounds Videos

Links to the Department of Pediatrics YouTube page that features the OFD Grand Rounds recordings.