CUIMC Office of Academic Affairs

The Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) Office of Academic Affairs supports faculty career development throughout the medical center, this office facilitates faculty recruitment, appointment, retention and promotion; and ensures that faculty are informed through medical center-wide dissemination of relevant information. Under the umbrella of Academic Affairs the Office of Faculty Professional Development sponsors a variety of workshops and courses to support professional development of CUIMC faculty. Topics of previous events include: leadership training, negotiation, presentation of the new academic title track system and grant writing. The schedule of events is available at their website.

Vice Dean of Academic Affairs

Dr. Anne Taylor and the Office of Academic Affairs can be reached at

Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion

Support and guidance for faculty regarding the professional aspects of their careers at CUIMC.


Clara Lapiner
Assistant Vice President for  Faculty Professional Development, Diversity and Inclusion

Dionida Ryce
Assistant Vice President for Academic Appointments and Professionalism