Part-Time Clinical (MD) Academic Appointments - Foreign-Trained Physicians

Description: Foreign-trained physicians are physicians whose MD degrees (or equivalent) were earned at universities outside Canada. Part-time Clinical (MD) appointments require being active staff at a fully affiliated or community-affiliated academic hospital.  For a physician on active staff at a fully affiliated academic hospital applying for a part-time clinical faculty appointment, the Department must provide a compelling reason explaining the request and explicit agreement by the Hospital Chief and VP Education or equivalent. The academic work includes teaching in patient care for 20% - 80% of their professional time.

Duration / Review Period: 1 year renewable appointments

Approval: Appointments in this category are approved by the Senior Advisor to the Dean on Clinical Affairs

Available Rank:  Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor

Required Documents:

Document type Agent Responsible for Supplying When Required
Application Form Candidate on application
Curriculum Vitae Candidate on application
Teaching Dossier Candidate on application
Certificate of Professional Conduct or equivalent from home jurisdiction Candidate on application
Letters of Reference:

4 reference letters, two internal and two external to the candidate's hospital and/or hospital department.

Candidate and Referees on application
Letter from Physician-in-Chief Physician-in-Chief prior to recommendation by DAC or SC
Evaluative Protocol & Objective Assessment (for appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor only) Department Chair After DAC recommendation
Letter from Department Chair to Dean or Senior Advisor to the Dean on Clinical Affairs Department Chair After DAC recommendation
Letter from Department Chair addressed to the CPSO (for appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor only) Department Chair After DAC recommendation
Summary of DAC's deliberations supporting Assistant Professor rank or higher Department Chair After DAC recommendation
Academic Position Description (draft) - signed by applicant, Hospital Chief, and Department Chair Departmental Appointments Committee and/or Search Committee (DAC or SC) After DAC recommendation
Search Details (along with copies of job ads) DAC or SC Coordinator prior to review by HR
Draft Letter of Offer DAC or SC Coordinator prior to review by HR
Signed Letter of Offer Candidate As soon as possible after approval is granted and letter is received.
UHIP Application Candidate Upon arrival in Canada

 

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Part-time faculty appointment at a fully-affiliated hospital?

*DAC = Departmental Appointments Committee
*SC = Search Committee
*HR = Human Resources
*FAAC = Faculty Appointments Advisory Committee