Hasan B. Alam*

*Corresponding author for this work

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This article gives an overview of the promotion process in an academic medical center. A description of different promotional tracks, tenure and endowed chairs, and the process of submitting an application is provided. Finally, some practical advice about developing skills and attributes that can help with academic growth and promotion is dispensed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)232-238
Number of pages7
JournalClinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • academic
  • promotion
  • tenure
  • time management
  • writing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Gastroenterology

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