Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Office of Decision Support & Analysis

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Welcome to the Office of Decision Support & Analysis Website

We hope you find it helpful and informative.

The Office of Decision Support and Analysis performs strategic planning and institutional research activities for the School of Medicine. We manage the School's department/center/institute academic planning processes including departmental reviews, three year academic plans and annual reports. In addition, the Office is responsible for analysis of the School's sponsored program activity, space, and faculty compensation issues.




PSOM Guidelines for Establishing and Maintaining Faculty Records recently updated, effective May 2015

The Guidelines have been revised to include:

  • Academic Clinicians—Part-time
  • Faculty on approved reduction in duties
  • Updated examples

The Guidelines can be accessed on the PSOM Policies and Guidelines website at  or by clicking on the following link: