Finding an academic position after residency

Valerie N. Williams, Bonnie Simpson Mason, John P. Sánchez

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Demystifying the process of the critical transition from trainee to academic physician is an important goal in efforts to attract and retain talent in academic medical centers. Providing you with knowledge, skills, and resources that allow for informed decision-making when pursuing a position in academic medicine may help you gain greater self-efficacy towards obtaining an academic physician job. In this chapter, information about finding an academic position after residency is provided along with important considerations for selecting an academic position and preparing for successful academic career progression and promotion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSucceeding in Academic Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationA Roadmap for Diverse Medical Students and Residents
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9783030332679
ISBN (Print)9783030332662
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


  • Academic medical centers
  • Academic medicine
  • Academic physician
  • Academic position
  • Career
  • Residency


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