Principles of the Personal Statement
- Opportunity. This is the candidate’s opportunity to help guide their review – to clearly describe and emphasize their accomplishments, so that all reviewers understand their career.
- Brevity. No more than two pages. The focus should be on achievement, impact, and innovation.
- Impact. The Personal Statement is included in the following stages/components of review
- Departmental Committee on Appointments & Promotions (D-COAP)
- Extramural Consultants: CE, Research, and Tenure – in packet provided to consultants
- Perelman School of Medicine Committee on Appointments & Promotions (COAP)
- Dean’s review
- Provost review