Promotion and Tenure

Promotion & Tenure at the UVA School of Medicine

The Office of Faculty Affairs manages all promotion and tenure actions at the School level for both regular cycle actions and expedited reviews for retention purposes. This page provides information and resources for all participants in SOM’s promotion and tenure process. The P&T timeline, checklists for departments and candidates, P&T video modules, “Polishing your Portfolio” Zoom registration links and other helpful information are located below.

Attend a Polishing Your Portfolio Discussion

This event is a panel discussion with SOM faculty who have successfully navigated P&T. The panelists will answer questions and share tips and strategies for preparing your portfolio, navigating the promotions process, and demonstrating and documenting excellence in reputation, scholarship, and service. Moderated by Susan M. Pollart, MD, MS, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development and Ruth E. Murdaugh Professor of Family Medicine and Robert Nakamoto, PhD, SOM Coordinator of Academic Achievement.

  1. May 10, 2023 – 7:00-8:00 AM, Zoom – additional details and registration
  2. May 17, 2023 – noon-1:00 PM, in-person – additional details and registration
  3. May 18, 2023 – 5:00-6:00 PM, Zoom – additional details and registration

Summary of P&T Changes

There are multiple changes to the P&T process for the 2023-24 cycle. These are detailed in the Medicine in Motion announcement and summarized below.

P&T Policies and Timelines

Resources for Faculty

Resources for Departments

The P&T Advancement App is an online database system that provides access to P&T portfolios for department committees, chairs, and coordinators.

This page provides P&T information specific to department P&T coordinators, department committees, and department chairs. It includes details about P&T committee membership and chair nomination letters.

Faculty Affairs Contacts