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StandPoint Faculty Engagement Survey

The survey provides the opportunity to assess specific areas of faculty engagement, as well as the effectiveness of your institution’s talent management policies and practices. The 2009 administration of the StandPoint survey created the largest-ever collection of workplace engagement and satisfaction benchmarking data for academic medicine institutions in the U.S.

Rigorous Measurement

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Our survey, developed and reviewed by experts in survey design, academic medicine, talent management, and organizational development, grew from a series of in-depth focus groups with medical school clinical and basic science faculty members. This independent, research-based survey, is used to diagnose areas of faculty engagement and the effectiveness of faculty-related institutional policies and practices in the following domains:

  • Nature of Work
  • Focus on Medical School Mission
  • Work Place Culture New
  • Department Governance
  • Medical School Governance
  • Relationship with Supervisor
  • Mentoring and Feedback
  • Opportunities for Career and Professional Growth
  • Promotion and Tenure Requirements New
  • Promotion Equality New
  • Collegiality and Collaboration
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Faculty Recruitment and Retention
  • Faculty Diversity and Inclusion New
  • Clinical Practice Environment
  • Part-time Faculty Experiences
  • Global Satisfaction and Retention

How Does Your Institution Benefit?

How Can I Invest in My Faculty?

What Type Of Reports Are Included?

Which Schools Have Participated?

To learn more

If you are interested in implementing the StandPoint Faculty Engagement Survey at your institution or learning more about reporting or pricing options, please contact standpoint@aamc.org.

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