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School of Medicine Technology Services

SOMTech, Administrative and Academic Systems,
and Educational Technologies

SOMTech, Administrative and Academic Systems, and Educational Technologies

Faculty systems

SOMTS develops and maintains applications to manage faculty data, including faculty expertise, research space allocation and grant proposals.

Industry Relationships Disclosure (IRD)

For annual disclosure of industry relationships

Faculty Activity Reporting and Evaluation System (FARES)

Supports the annual faculty activity reporting and performance evaluations

Faculty Expertise Directory

Maintains faculty expertise information fed to sites such as the Massey Cancer Center, the M.D./Ph.D. graduate program and the SOM Expertise Directory

Faculty Information System (FIS)

Maintains faculty information such as job details, biography, academic status, salary, promotion and tenure, awards, compensation, CARTS and account distribution

Faculty Recruitment and On-Boarding Guide (FROG)

Tracks recruitment requests and addresses onboarding needs for new teaching/research, clinical, and administrative/professional faculty

Management Reporting Dashboard (MRD)

Management reporting dashboard provides management level reports on AAMC faculty salary survey that includes five-year trends on faculty salary and benchmark ranks. It also provides some reporting on VCU’s Outside Professional Activity (OPA) system

Faculty Awards, Honors, and Recruitments (FAHR)

Facilitates the dean’s office staff to collect faculty awards, honors and recruitments information from departments to prepare for the dean’s monthly executive meeting

Faculty Portal

For faculty and staff to access all SOM information systems, policies and procedures

Proposal Logging System (PLS)

Logs and tracks grant proposals for the SOM

Research Space Management System (RSMS)

Tracks research space allocated to principal investigators; shows the list of current and historical grants and corresponding space allotment for each principal investigator; calculates the total wet awards and total wet space allocated for each department, helping administrators allocate or reallocate research space commensurate with awards