The Office for Faculty Affairs oversees the policies and procedures related to faculty appointments and promotions for the Yale School of Medicine.
The Office also advises faculty members, department chairs, and administrative offices on policies regarding:
- Recruitment of faculty
- Retention of faculty
- Leaves of absence
All appointments and promotions must be approved by one of two Appointments and Promotions Committees, which are composed of the dean or deputy dean of the Yale School of Medicine and senior faculty who represent a wide range of ladder faculty in relationship to department, academic, track, and areas of expertise.