|Practical Tips for Promotion|
Practical Tips for Promotion
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Join a Hospital Committee
Submitted by: Michal Gajewski DO (Assistant Professor)
This allows you to get involved in hospital policy making and it introduces you to other likeminded individuals. The added benefit is that you will meet faculty outside of your own department which could give you a different perspective on several issues. This then allows you to bring some of those views back to your department to implement change. Most importantly it lets your Chair know that you want to play a more prominent role and that you are motivated.
Learn the Process for YOUR Institution
Submitted by: David Young MD, MEd, MBA, FASA (Full Professor)
Every institution has a specific process and policy for academic advancement and may greatly differ among institutions.
Early in your promotion process, identify the relevant details for YOUR institution to help plan your career trajectory effectively.
The relevant promotion details will likely address topics such as:
External Letters – How to Get Them!
Submitted by: Tracey Straker, MD, MS, MPH, FASA (Full Professor)
You most probably will have to get letters of recommendation from faculty outside your institution. These letters should be written by someone who is familiar with your work. This can be a daunting task for junior faculty –it certainly was for me! Approach it strategically and start early!