Elza Mylona, PhD, MBA

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness

Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

Waitzer Hall



Dr. Mylona has spent her entire academic career dedicated to supporting faculty in their daily academic pursuits and guiding them along their chosen academic trajectory. As a leader in academic medicine at the international, national and regional level, she has been influential in many areas, including academic affairs and curriculum development, mentoring, and faculty and leadership development. In her current role, she oversees all matters related to faculty such as appointment, promotion and tenure, faculty recruitment, retention and satisfaction, as well as diversity, gender and equity issues. Dr Mylona has been instrumental in the development and implementation of the EVMS Strategic Plans and the creation of the Fine Academy of Educators and serves as the inaugural Director. In 2018, she took the lead role in the establishment of the Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness. She is a member of and has served in leadership roles in a variety of professional associations, and is currently the Chair Elect of the AAMC Group of Faculty Affairs. She has received numerous awards for her work in faculty development including the Servant Leadership award from the Generalists in Medical Education.