Mission Statement

Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (FAPD) works with the leadership, faculty and administrators of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Health System to support an overarching goal of PENN Medicine - the implementation of the highest standards of excellence in academic medicine.  The mission of FAPD is to support this goal by facilitating the recruitment and appointment, promotion, and retention of distinguished faculty. Read more

Recently Promoted Faculty

Oana Tomescu Langum, MD, PhD 

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine 

Dr. Tomescu Langum makes substantial contributions as a clinician and educator. She is acknowledged for her dedicated care for adolescents and young adults with chronic complex medical and psychological illness and in transitioning care from the pediatrics environment at CHOP to adult medicine at HUP. She is an inspiring and innovative educator and mentor of medical students, residents and fellows. She has received numerous teaching awards including the Penn Pearls Teaching Award, election to the CHOP Faculty Honor roll, the Joanne Decker Memorial Work/Family Mentoring Award from CHOP, and the John M. Eisenberg Teaching Award from the division of general internal medicine. She is associate program director for the joint medicine and pediatrics residency program and has developed a novel curriculum for residents in physician wellness and mental health that has become an important recruiting tool for the residency program. She is a member of the Society of Adolescent Medicine, the Society of General Internal Medicine, and the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine.