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Promotions, Tenure & Awards

Nominations for appointment to or promotion of the faculty of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College are made to the Dean by the Chairperson of the Department.

Tenure provides qualified faculty members a guarantee of academic freedom, faculty rank and continued employment opportunity including a minimum salary guarantee and associated fringe benefits.

We offer a number of awards to faculty for various accomplishments during the year.

Sabbatical leave is an academic leave of absence granted to qualified faculty members for scholarly and educational purposes. 

The Academy of Distinguished Educators was developed to recognize, reward and promote excellence in medical education and to foster a community of scholars.