Academic Career Tracks Defined

Pascale Lane, MD
Career Paths
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Any survivor of higher education knows that once you leave high school, you no longer call those giving you instruction “teachers.” Colleges and universities have a complex, often baffling, series of job names that may be all but invisible in day-to-day activities. Nowhere is this complexity of ranks more prominent than academic medicine. A study in the August issue of Academic Medicine reviews Faculty Career Tracks at U.S. Medical Schools ...