Promotion timeline

Clinical Faculty Promotions occur once each academic year.

September | October:

Sites, regional offices and the program director review the current clinical faculty that may be eligible for promotion.

October | December:

Recommendations are reviewed to ensure each faculty member has met the criteria for promotion to the next rank.

Proposed clinical faculty will need to prepare a promotion packet. Promotion packets require:

  • Current UW formatted CV
  • Letter of recommendation from your site director
  • A second letter of recommendation is required from a local colleague of equal or higher rank
  • If your proposed promotion is to Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor, the recommendation letter will be written by the WWAMI Director

Send the completed packet to the relevant regional administrator for your site.

The WWAMI Program office will attach a letter of recommendation for the proposed promotion level of Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor from the Program Director, and will forward your packet to the promotions committee for review and voting.


The promotions committee will review, approve, or deny promotions. Approved applications are sent to the University of Washington for approval and recording.


Faculty will be notified of their promotion by email and letter which will be sent to the address on record. Promotion effective dates are based on the academic year.