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Vice Chairs




Mark Abzug
Vice Chair of Academic Affairs

My role is to provide counseling to faculty on academic rank and advancement and guidance regarding midpoint, promotion, and tenure reviews. I serve as Co-Chair of the Department of Pediatrics Promotions and Tenure Committee.



Nancy Krebs
Associate Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
I support the Department of Pediatrics’ academic actions for faculty including appointments, midpoint reviews, promotions, and tenure awards. I directly assist faculty by providing counseling and reviewing CV’s, dossiers and activities related to their academic position. I co-Chair the Department of Pediatrics’ Promotions and Tenure Committee, and maintain a close liaison with the SOM Office of Faculty Affairs.


Andrew Sirotnak
Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs

My Vice Chair role for all department faculty is to provide a venue for confidential support, career satisfaction counseling, and assistance with conflict management. I manage initiatives in mentoring, faculty development and the annual PRISM performance review process.



Jessica Martella
Senior Talent Management & Academic Affairs Coordinator

Rhonda Buckner
Talent Management & Academic Affairs Coordinator

Kaitlin Norris
Talent Management & Academic Affairs Coordinator