Promotion Process 

Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine Promotion Timeline:

  • Notification from SOM of faculty due to go up for promotion: April-due May 1, 2022
  • Faculty start dossier preparation: June 1
  • Deadline for letters to be submitted to DOM Chair for signature: Mid-September
  • Documents due to DOM: July 31 (Tenure), August 31 all other non-Tenure
  • Deadline to SOM: October 31 

Promotions Approval Process Timeline:
October 31: Department of Medicine promotions applications are submitted to the School of Medicine
November-June: Promotion and tenure applications are reviewed by the SOM Faculty Promotions Committee and the SOM Executive Committee. Applications including award of tenure will also be reviewed by the Chancellor and Board of Regents with an effective date of July 1

  • The School of Medicine Faculty Promotions Committee meets twice a month 
  • The School of Medicine Executive Committee meets once a month
  • Formal approval and announcements will be made as review is complete
  • Department of Medicine receives notice when Department review is complete at Promotions Committee
    • NOTE: No formal announcements are made until approval occurs at the Chancellor level. 
  • All approved promotion, appointment, and tenure requests will have an effective date of July 1.

Department Contact: Ellie Olthoff,

Department of Medicine (SOM)

CU Anschutz

Academic Office One

12631 East 17th Avenue


Aurora, CO 80045


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