The Office of Professional Affairs (OPA) oversees faculty affairs within the Faculty of Medicine. We are comprised of the Office of Equity, Diversity and Gender Issues (EDG), the Faculty Wellness Program (FWP), and the Office of Professionalism (OP). The directors of these offices report to the Vice-Dean Professional Affairs who is the head of the OPA. The OPA oversees the clinical faculty appointment process, annual reviews, academic promotion as well as other academic issues and faculty relations. The number of requests for faculty appointment and promotion continues to increase, a healthy indicator of the faculty engagement with the University.