HPEs: Interested in Applying for Faculty Status?
DFCM identified the priority of “integrat[ing] supports for health professional educators across all programs”in its 2015-2020 Strategic Plan. To do this, DFCM is now facilitatating status only appointments for eligible HPEs.
Faculty appointments enable HPEs to participate more fully in an academic unit’s teaching and/or research program. It facilitates access to professional development, departmental supports and other resources to effectively integrate and optimize your academic roles.
Some benefits of faculty appointment:
- U of T library privileges and e-mail, including access to electronic journals and other resources
- Access to professional development programs
- Access to the Centre for Faculty Development (CFD) workshops and services
- Ongoing communication with the Department, such as the DFCM Newsletter and Listserve
- TTC pass at a reduced rate
How to apply:
- HPEs may be eligible for status only appointment if they hold full-time employment in a UofT affiliated institution (hospital, research institution or agency) with a job description that is academic in nature.
- HPEs must demonstrate in their applications a significant, meaningful and ongoing commitment to the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) through academic contributions in the areas of Teaching, Research and Service.
- To initiate the appointment process, applicants must meet with and be supported by the Chief of Family and Community Medicine at their site. The Faculty Development Lead at your site can also assist you with this process.
please visit the appointments section of our website and see our DFCM Guidelines for Health Professional Educations (HPEs).
Forms, templates and more information on academic appointments can be found in Appointments, Promotions and Renewals.
You can also contact Sarah Letovsky, Academics Appointments Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.