Professional Development

The Operations and Facilities Management Department (OFMD) at the School of Medicine continues to set national trends in operational leadership for their continued commitment to employees, customers and the stewardship of place.

The OFMD Departmental Training Program is updated annually. Please contact Paul Banda at for more information.

Facility Management Professional (FMP) designation

The Operations & Facilities Management Department (OFMD) at Washington University School of Medicine has undertaken facility management professional development through a strategic partnership with the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). As of May 21, 2018, 162 staff members have earned the Facility Management Professional (FMP) credential and 44 have earned the Sustainability Facility Professional credential. OFMD is committed to preparing staff with the necessary portfolio of skills and credentials to continue to serve as a benchmark and resource for service, stewardship and sustainability.

Mini Medical School

OFMD has been named a national leader in education and has also embraced education opportunities that assist their service managers’ further understanding of the environments they support.  With the opportunity to learn about the customers they support each day, in fall of 2017, 14 planners and project managers within the department attended Mini Medical School.

OFMD Basic Computer Training

OFMD Continues to offer Basic Computer training classes.  Please view the flyer for more information.