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Moving Up

Successful Negotiation for the Position of Academic Chair

Braddom-Ritzler, Carolyn, EdD

American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: September 2005 - Volume 84 - Issue 9 - p 712-718
doi: 10.1097/01.phm.0000176550.48805.49
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Braddom-Ritzler C: Moving up: Successful negotiation for the position of academic chair. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2005;84:712–718.

This article was written for the Academic Affairs Committee to help candidates for physical medicine and rehabilitation chair positions to effectively negotiate the new position. The article summarizes negotiation strategies provided from personal interviews and other communication via e-mail and phone with experienced physical medicine and rehabilitation chairpersons.

From the Association of Academic Physiatrists, Baltimore, Maryland.

All correspondence and requests for reprints should be addressed to Carolyn Braddom-Ritzler, EdD, Association of Academic Physiatrists, 1106 North Charles Street, Suite 201, Baltimore, MD 21201.

A special thank you is extended to the following Chairpersons who generously contributed their knowledge and experience to the content of the article: Dennis J. Matthews, MD; James S. Lieberman, MD; Richard Salcido, MD; Gary S. Clark, MD, CPE; Jeffrey B. Palmer, MD; Marcelee L. Sipski, MD; Ross D. Zafonte, DO; and Joel A. DeLisa, MD, MS.

Prepared for the Academic Affairs Committee of the Association of Academic Physiatrists.

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