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Fellow Appointments

Fellow Appointment and Reappointment Processes

The University of Maryland School of Medicine Scholar Fellow policy was implemented in July 2013.  You can access the policy on the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars website via the Administration, Policy, Advocacy page.

 The following templates and guidelines are based on this policy

The process for appointing a new fellow  regardless of title is as follows: 

Send the following attached to an email to Cindy Garnett ( the following as ONE scanned document: 

OAA will review the documents and either send back the signed approval letter or contact you with questions/issues that need to be resolved. The letter signed by the Dean's Office can be used as documentation to process payroll. 

The process to reappoint an existing fellow is as follows

  •  Develop a reappointment letter and have it signed by the appropriate chair/director and signed by fellow.   
  •  If there is a salary change, submit the signed letter through ePAF.