Getting Promoted as a Surgical Educator

  • Meghana Vellanki
  • Gregory T. Horn
  • Steven B. GoldinEmail author
Part of the Success in Academic Surgery book series (SIAS)


Prior to accepting a job as an assistant professor, one should have defined both their short-term (5 years) and long-term (10 years) career goals. Success as a faculty member can be measured using various metrics, but for the purposes of this chapter, promotion to associate and then full professor will be the yardstick. Reaching these milestones requires careful planning and institutional support, which should be included in any employment contract.


Educational Research Clinical Educator Career Goal Career Advancement Scholarly Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meghana Vellanki
    • 1
  • Gregory T. Horn
    • 2
  • Steven B. Goldin
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of South Florida, Morsani College of MedicineWindermereUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of South Florida, Morsani College of MedicineTampaUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryUniversity of South Florida, Tampa General HospitalTampaUSA

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