Dr. Amanda Termuhlen
About Dr. Termuhlen, incoming Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Amanda Termuhlen, MD, is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. She is the Medical Director of Clinical Services, Director of Faculty Development, and Medical Education Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Termuhlen is also a committee member for the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Faculty Affairs, where she developed and led/co-led national peer-reviewed workshops on motivating faculty members, speed mentoring, and workshop design. Dr. Termuhlen is a standing member of the Alumnae Advisory Group for ELAM, a fellowship program for women faculty in medicine, dentistry, and public health.
Message from the Dean:
I am pleased to announce Dr. Amanda Termuhlen as the new Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs. Dr. Termuhlen is currently a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). She is also the Medical Director of Clinical Services and Director of Faculty Development and Medical Education in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Prior to her recruitment to USC, Dr. Termuhlen was a Professor of Pediatrics at the Ohio State University.
Dr. Termuhlen is an internationally recognized expert in rare pediatric Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Her research focuses on clinical trials for lymphoma and studies on the late effects of cancer treatment in children and adolescents.
Dr. Termuhlen is a committee member for the Group on Faculty Affairs of the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC). She developed and led national, peer-reviewed workshops in faculty development in AAMC programs in addition to those at her current and prior position. She is a graduate of Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM), a national fellowship program for women faculty members in medicine, dentistry and public health. Dr. Termuhlen experienced many faculty affairs roles during her time at Ohio State including participating in Dean’s Task Forces on salary equity, mentoring, and leading a Dean’s Task force on recruiting women in leadership positions. She was a member of the Promotions and Tenure Committee at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and the Clinical Appointments and Promotions Committee at the Keck School of Medicine.
She received her medical degree from the Ohio State College of Medicine and completed her fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center.
Dr. Termuhlen is a remarkable leader with a wide variety of both faculty development, research and clinical expertise. She will be responsible for all aspects of the Office of Faculty Affairs including faculty development, promotion and tenure, diversity and inclusion, and general faculty issues. She joins the Medical School in June 2018.
Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD
Dean of the Medical School, interim Vice President of the Health Sciences