Please join us for a presentation and discussion about the promotion process for junior biomedical faculty, presented by Judith Baumhauer, MD, MPH, FAAOS, FAOA, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and Dentistry Director for the UR Clinical Health Informatics Core. As Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Baumhauer oversees faculty appointments and reappointments, as well as the promotion and tenure process.

At the conclusion of the seminar, the participant will be able to:

1.  Define the general timeline for promotion and tenure

2.  Describe the potential appointments and components of promotion

3.  Identify important steps needed to prepare for promotion


Co-sponsored by the Junior Faculty Biomedical Research Association, URSMD Office for Faculty Development, and UR Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

The URSMD Junior Faculty Biomedical Research Association (JFBRA) is an academic peer group designed to serve the unique needs of early-stage Ph.D. and M.D. faculty to promote our success in scientific discovery, funding, publications, mentoring, teaching and service to the University of Rochester and the greater Rochester community. For more information or to be added to the JFBRA distribution list, please contact the JFBRA Co-directors or email  

JFBRA Leadership Co-Directors

Homaira Rahimi (she/her), MD, MTR
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Attending, Pediatric Rheumatology

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Golisano Children’s Hospital

Center for Musculoskeletal Research

Christopher T. Richardson, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Medicine (Rheumatology)
Ambulatory Medical Director, Department of Dermatology

ACCREDITATION  The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CERTIFICATION The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

There are no relevant financial relationships pertaining to this educational activity.

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