Clinician Educator

Clinician Educator

Clinician Educator one of seven Faculty Tracks

Full Description of Tenure-Eligible Track:
"Clinician Educator"
(Criteria for Appointment, Promotion, and the Award of Tenure)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR:

A doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent) with successful completion of a postgraduate training program; ABMS board certification or equivalent (e.g. Royal College) or board eligibility in a clinical discipline or the equivalent for non-M.D. specialists; and a major commitment to teaching and clinical service.  Time allocation:  80% devoted to patient care and/or medical education and at least 20% for scholarly activity.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: ABMS Board certification required.

Documented excellence in one of the following domains:

  • Patient care:  Clinical skills, clinical innovations, clinical research and/or programs that are locally and/or regionally distinctive; programs that measurably improve patient outcomes.
  • Education:  Evidence of excellence in training, teaching, and advising of undergraduate, medical and graduate students, residents, clinical and postdoctoral research fellows, and colleagues; as evidenced by recognition through formal awards, the Academy of Distinguished Educators, local and regional invited lectures, and participation in symposia, professional society programs and CME courses.
  • Research:  Original investigation recognized by scientific peers and evidenced by external funding.

Scholarship: Original studies (preferably as first or corresponding author), clinical observations, case series or reviews in peer-reviewed journals; textbooks/chapters; and teaching materials.

Reputation: Local and regional reputation as an excellent clinician/consultant, clinical researcher or outstanding teacher supported by letters from internal and external referees.

THE AWARD OF TENURE:

Documented excellence in two of the following domains:

  • Patient care:  Clinical skills, clinical innovations, clinical research and/or programs that are locally and/or regionally distinctive; programs that measurably improve patient outcomes.
  • Education:  Evidence of continued excellence in training, teaching, and advising of undergraduate, medical and graduate students, residents, clinical and postdoctoral research fellows, and colleagues; as evidenced by recognition through formal awards, the Academy of Distinguished Educators, local and regional invited lectures, and participation in symposia, professional society programs and CME courses.
  • Research:  Original investigation recognized by scientific peers and evidenced by external funding.

Scholarship: Publications, preferably as first or corresponding author of original studies, clinical observations or reviews in peer-reviewed journals; chapters; and development of teaching materials for curricula.  Editorship of textbooks, monographs and curricula.

Reputation: Emerging national reputation as a clinician educator recognized as board examiner, editor invited lecturer and supported by letters from internal and external referees.

FULL PROFESSOR:

Sustained excellence in two of the following domains:

  • Patient care:  Clinical skills, clinical innovations, clinical research and/or programs that are locally and/or regionally distinctive; programs that measurably improve patient outcomes.
  • Education:  Evidence of continued excellence in training, teaching, and advising of undergraduate, medical and graduate students, residents, clinical and postdoctoral research fellows, and colleagues; as evidenced by recognition through formal awards, the Academy of Distinguished Educators, local and regional invited lectures, and participation in symposia, professional society programs and CME courses.
  • Research:  Original investigation recognized by scientific peers, external funding and collaborative, interdisciplinary science.

Scholarship: Publication, preferably as first or corresponding author of original studies, clinical observations or reviews in peer-reviewed journals; chapters; and development of teaching materials for curricula.  Editorship of textbooks, monographs and curricula.

Reputation: Distinctive national or international recognition as evidenced by invited society memberships, participation in major society committees and programs, formal awards and major invited lectures, and supported by letters from internal and external referees.