UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA – PERELMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Request for Approval (Part II) – Clinical Associate Professor NAME: DEPARTMENT: PROMOTION TO or APPOINTMENT AS Clinical Associate Professor: Clinical Associate Professor: Appointment or promotion to the rank of Clinical Associate Professor requires 1) a long-standing commitment to and excellence as a medical educator, demonstrated by participation in clinical teaching, lectures, and/or formal courses at a minimum of 50 hours per year; and 2) a local reputation for delivering very high quality clinical care. Contributions in other areas of academic scholarship, medical administration, and community service are especially welcome. Usually, after ten years of laudatory service as Clinical Assistant Professor, promotion to Clinical Associate Professor can be considered. Exceptional achievements, such as scholarly contributions to the literature, national distinctions or unusual educational or administrative service, may justify accelerated promotion to Clinical Associate Professor. Professional References: Persons to be contacted for letters of recommendation (enter information below): A minimum of five professional references must be provided. Complete names, academic rank, name of institution, mailing and email address must be provided for each reference. A maximum of three may be from the candidate’s home institution and may be any academic rank. The remaining two references must be from different institutions and may not be affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania or the candidate’s base institution and must be at the same or higher rank for which the candidate is being proposed.