Faculty Affairs

Dr. Dilip Patel
Dilip Patel, MD, MBA
Interim Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs

Welcome from the Office of Faculty Affairs. We are a resource for medical school faculty members, as well as those who want to learn more about medical school department and program faculty.

As of August 15, 2020, the medical school has appointed 969 faculty in 16 departments and two programs. The chart below shows the distribution of medical school faculty in all of the departments and programs. There are 198 faculty employed by the medical school, and an additional 771 volunteer faculty. There are a total of 969 primary faculty appointments. There are an additional 51 secondary appointments for faculty whose professional work routinely crosses more than one domain.

Total Faculty by Department or Program

WMed Faculty

Community physicians, other healthcare providers, and community members can apply for a faculty appointment by submitting an online application.  Please review the information about faculty appointments which outlines the criteria for faculty membership before you apply. Once the online application is submitted, you can expect the multi-step faculty appointment process to be completed within three to four months. You may be contacted if additional information is needed. You can always enquire about the status by emailing faculty.affairs@med.wmich.edu.