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Welcome to Faculty Affairs

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Dr. BhardwajBhardwaj, Anish, MD, MBA, CPE, FACMPE, FACHE, FAHA, FCCM, FAAN, FANA
Vice Provost
Chairman, Department of Neurology
John Sealy Distinguished Chair in Neurology
Professor, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Anatomy

Dr. TorresAlfredo Torres, PhD., M.S.
Associate Provost
Chief Diversity Officer - Academic Enterprise
The Herman Barnett Distinguished Professor in Microbiology and Immunology

UTMB New Faculty Orientation (Virtual)

Friday, March 5, 2021


Breakout Rooms (PowerPoint Presentations):

The Royal Thai Embassy, Washington, D.C.

Call for the 2021 Prince Mahidol Award

The Prince Mahidol Award, which is conferred to individual(s) or institution(s), is divided into two categories:

  • In Medicine: for outstanding performance and/or research in the field of medicine for the benefit of mankind
  • In Public Health: for outstanding contribution in the field of public health for the sake of the well-being of the peoples.

Two Prince Mahidol Awards will be conferred on an annual basis, one in each category; each prize consists a medal, a certificate, and $100,000 (US).

UTMB will nominate qualified faculty members in these award categories. The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development is accepting applications from faculty members who wish to be considered.

To apply, please visit the below link to access the application form, complete and return the form to Kirk Nealy at kdnealy@utmb.edu by April 15, 2021.

Application Form - 2021 Prince Mahidol Award


Please contact Mr. Nealy if you have any questions about this opportunity.

Link to Drexel University Marion Spencer Fay Award website

Institute for Women's Health and LeadershipMarion Spencer Fay Award

Call for 2021 Marion Spencer Fay Nominations

The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership of Drexel University College of Medicine invites you to nominate a woman physician or scientist who has made an exceptionally significant contribution to health care as a practitioner, medical educator, administrator or research scientist. This award is intended to recognize past contributions and support the ongoing work of an outstanding woman physician or scientist.

This special award - accompanied by an honorarium of $10,000 - will be presented by the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.

If you would like to nominate an outstanding woman for the Marion Spencer Fay Award, please visit the online award portal for nominee criteria and nomination process information.

The closing date for nominations is Wednesday, March 31, 2021.


Register now for the 2021 Virtual GEA Joint

Regional Conference!

April 20 - 22

Innovations in Equity, Diversity, Justice, and Inclusion Across the Medical Education Spectrum

The Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) is convening virtually this year. For the first time, the four GEA regions (CGEA, NEGEA, SGEA, and WGEA) will meet jointly. This conference will focus on the theme of equity, diversity, justice, and inclusion across medical education along with other innovations, scholarship, and research advancing the field of medical education.

Your regional planning committees have worked hard to put together a program that represents the great work GEA members are doing to further medical education. The program also includes additional sessions showcasing national initiatives of the GEA.