Finding an Academic Position After Residency

  • Valerie N. WilliamsEmail author
  • Bonnie Simpson Mason
  • John P. Sánchez


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.


Academic position Academic medicine Residency Academic physician Academic medical centers Career 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valerie N. Williams
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bonnie Simpson Mason
    • 2
  • John P. Sánchez
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Center for Learning and Leadership/UCEDDOklahoma CityUSA
  2. 2.Graduate Medical Education, University of Louisville School of MedicineLouisvilleUSA
  3. 3.Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians Inc., Executive Director, Latino Medical Student Association Inc.New YorkUSA

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