Each department in the UW School of Medicine has specific promotion criteria. Some departments include separate criteria for particular tracks or appointment types. On this page, you will find that information for each department. Please contact your department administrator if you have questions about your individual promotion requirements.

You may also find more general promotion guidance including timelines and additional resources such as CV format and teaching portfolio examples on our faculty promotions page here.

Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


Bioethics and Humanities

Biological Structure

Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education

Genome Sciences

Health Metrics Sciences

Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine


Physiology and Biophysics