Faculty Development

Mentoring Resources

COAP 101: Faculty Tracks, Promotion Processes & Policies

This video PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of the Tenure, Clinician-Educator, Academic Clinician and Research tracks in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. It includes information on the Committee on Appointments and Promotions (COAP) expectations for reappointment and promotion, documentation required for the academic dossier, and family-friendly policies extending the time-line toward promotion.

Shaping a Career in Academic Medicine:
Guidelines for Mentor-Mentee Conversations

Developed by Mary Blitzer Field, MPhil, Assistant Director; Office of Faculty Development, Research Institute, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

This on-line guide provides assistant professors and their mentors with an explicit understanding of what it means to shape a successful career in academic medicine over time. In doing so, it provides both parties with a shared language for evaluating and discussing mentees' progress from initial appointment to review for promotion.