Change in Appointment Category - Clinical (MD)

Rationale:

It is necessary to document a change in a clinical faculty member’s appointment category when necessary so that their category is accurate based on their current hospital site, hospital position type, FTE, and % of time spent on academic activities. Different appointment categories also hold different privileges and benefits.

Change from Clinical Adjunct or Part-time to Full-time:

Required Documents:

Document Type Agent Responsible for Supplying When Required
Application form (online) Clinical Faculty Member or Hospital Contact On Application
Updated Curriculum Vitae Clinical Faculty Member On Application
Academic Position Description (draft) Hospital Departmental Physician-in-Chief On Application
Certificate of Professional Conduct Clinical Faculty Member or Hospital Contact On Application
Letter of support from Hospital Departmental Physician-in-Chief Hospital Departmental Physician-in-Chief Prior to Approval
Letters of Reference (2-3 intra-departmental or extra-departmental) Referees Prior to Approval
Search Details (along with copies of job ads) If Applicable Search Committee Coordinator Prior to Approval
Letter from U of T Departmental Chair U of T Departmental Chair Prior to Approval
Draft Letter of Offer U of T Departmental Appointments Administrator Prior to Approval
Signed Back Letter of Offer Clinical Faculty Member After Receiving Letter of Offer

Additionally..

The Department of Psychiatry requires

  • a Letter of Support from a Department of Psychiatry Division Director

The Department of Family and Community Medicine requires

  • Professional Development Plan

  • Membership in the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC # and Expiry Date)

  • If applicable, Certificate of Family Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada


Change from Clinical Full-time or Adjunct to Part-time:

Required Documents:

Document Type Agent Responsible for Supplying When Required
Application form (online) Clinical Faculty Member or Hospital Contact On Application
Updated Curriculum Vitae Clinical Faculty Member On Application
Academic Position Description (draft) Hospital Departmental Physician-in-Chief Prior to Approval
Letter of support from Hospital Departmental Physician-in-Chief Hospital Departmental Physician-in-Chief Prior to Approval
Letter from U of T Departmental Chair U of T Departmental Chair Prior to Approval
Draft Letter of Offer U of T Departmental Appointments Administrator Prior to Approval
Signed Back Letter of Offer Clinical Faculty Member After Receiving Letter of Offer

Change from Clinical Full-time to Adjunct:

Required Documents:

Document Type Agent Responsible for Supplying When Required
Application form (online) Clinical Faculty Member or Hospital Contact On Application
Updated Curriculum Vitae Clinical Faculty Member On Application
Letter of support from Hospital Departmental Physician-in-Chief Hospital Departmental Physician-in-Chief Prior to Approval
Letter from U of T Departmental Chair U of T Departmental Chair Prior to Approval
Draft Letter of Offer U of T Departmental Appointments Administrator Prior to Approval
Signed Back Letter of Offer Clinical Faculty Member After Receiving Letter of Offer

Approval: 

Appointment Category Changes are approved by the Senior Advisor to the Dean on Clinical Affairs on behalf of the Dean. An exception occurs when the appointment category change goes from Clinical Adjunct or Part-time to Full-time at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher. In this case, the appointment category change will be approved by the FAAC as well as the Senior Advisor to the Dean on Clinical Affairs on behalf of the Dean.

*DAC = Departmental Appointments Committee

*HR = Human Resources

*FAAC = Faculty Appointments Advisory Committee