Presentation on theme: "Tufts University School of Medicine NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION AND WELCOME RECEPTION JANUARY 15, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Tufts University School of Medicine NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION AND WELCOME RECEPTION JANUARY 15, 2014
10 Schools Total: Arts & Sciences (graduate and undergraduate); Engineering; Fletcher; Cummings Veterinary Medicine, Medicine/Sackler, Dental Medicine, Friedman School of Nutrition, Tisch College of Citizenship & Public Service 4 Main Campuses: Medford, MA Grafton, MA Boston, MA Talloires, France Boston Biomedical Campus consists of the schools of: Medicine/Sackler Dental Medicine Friedman School of Nutrition USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) Tufts University
medical school faculty total ~200 FT and PT University-employed in BS, PHCM, FM affiliated/clinical Basic Science Depts (4): Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology; Integrative Physiology and Pathobiology; Molecular Biology & Microbiology; Neuroscience Clinical Depts (20): Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; Anesthesiology; Dermatology; Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine; Medicine; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Obstetrics & Gynecology; Ophthalmology; Orthopaedic Surgery; Otolaryngology; Pediatrics; Physical Medicine & Rehab; Psychiatry; Public Health and Community Medicine; Radiology; Radiation Oncology; Surgery; Urology Medical School Faculty
EXCELLENCE IN: Education Research Clinical Care Service: Local, regional, global Tufts Medical School Mission
Faculty Appointments TUSM Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) Manages faculty and house staff appointments* and promotions process Provides consultation for promotion process & dossier compilation Conducts faculty orientations Resource for A&P and other faculty-related issues Faculty Appointments: Initiated by TUSM chair (or affiliated chair or chief of service and affiliated dean) “Junior” appts (Instructor, Asst. Prof & Adjuncts, Lecturers, Visiting) reviewed/approved by OFA and Dean** “Senior” appts (Assoc. Prof. & Prof.) reviewed/recommended by subcommittee, then full CLINPAC, final approval by Dean**, and University Trustees (certain cases)** *Faculty and Hospital Appointments/Credentialing are separate processes **All FT University- employed faculty appointments go to Provost, and tenure cases continue to Trustees for final approval
Faculty Appointments, continued Teaching Contribution Expectation- 50+ hours per year Faculty appointments are co-terminous with your hospital employment/staff appt, and active affiliation and teaching. Tufts appointment letter confirms and provides important information: 1.University log-in to your Tufts account to access library resources, TUSK, etc. 2.Return your verification form [For future updates, 3.TUSM ID provides Boston campus and library access 4.Complete your institutional COI disclosure when prompted annually
1.Clinical (modified): Clinical Instructor, Asst Clinical Prof, Assoc Clinical Prof, Clinical Prof 2.Research (modified): Research Instructor, Asst Research Prof, Assoc Research Prof, Research Prof 3.Unmodified: Instructor, Asst Prof, Assoc Prof, Professor Four (4) prototypes 1.Clinician/Educator 2.Clinician/Investigator 3.Clinician/Scholar 4.Investigator/Educator Faculty Handbook with Appointment and Promotion Guidelines Affairs/Appointments-and-Promotions TUSM Clinical Faculty Appointment Tracks
Tracks: Tenure-track/Tenured Non-tenure: Research Coming soon: Educator Faculty Handbook with Appointment and Promotion Guidelines Faculty-Affairs/Appointments-and-Promotions TUSM-Employed Basic Science Faculty Appointment Tracks
Promotion and Career Development DOCUMENT AS YOU GO: Keep your Tufts CV up to date & develop your teaching portfolio Include teaching, research, scholarly publications, presentations, committees and service, awards, etc.! Tufts CV Format Teaching Portfolio Instructions Teaching Portfolio of-Faculty-Affairs/Appointments-and-Promotions/Criteria-for- Appointment-and-Promotion
AT TUSM: Course and clerkship directors Course lecturers Small group leaders Research collaboration/mentors/preceptors TUSM Standing Committees Faculty development CME BEYOND TUSM: Professional societies (state, regional, national, international) Editorial boards for professional journals NIH study sections AAMC, ACGME, ACCME, etc. Opportunities to Get Involved
Offices/Office-of-Faculty-Affairs/Policies-and-Procedures Offices/Office-of-Faculty-Affairs/Policies-and-Procedures TUSM Conflict of Interest (COI) Policy, Forms, etc. Offices/Conflict-of-Interest Offices/Conflict-of-Interest Research (including Research COI and IRB) Copyright and Scholarly Communications Using Tufts Name/Insignias Information Technology Responsible Use Policy Medical School/University Policies
Key Resources Hirsh Health Sciences Library (HHSL) & Learning Resource Center (LRC) Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase (TUSK) for Office of Educational Affairs (OEA) Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes, Values and Behavior, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Systems-based Practice.
Resources continued… Office of Faculty Affairs for appointment issues at Office of Educational Affairs & Faculty Development at Office of Student Affairs at Office of Continuing Education at Office of Multicultural Affairs and Global Health Affairs Affairs
Privileges & Benefits Academic community with access to Tufts University resources Library access and electronic resources Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase (TUSK) FREE Faculty Development programs and resources through the Office of Educational Affairs FREE OR DISCOUNTED CME programs for Tufts faculty DISCOUNTS for personal computer purchases; cell phone plans; University arts and athletic events, wellness and exercise facilities, etc.
TUSM OFFICE OF FACULTY AFFAIRS Sandra Abramson, Business Analyst Marsha Armando, Faculty Appointment Manager April Davies, Administrative Coordinator Kathleen Lowney, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs Tel: Fax: Office Location: 200 Harrison Avenue, Posner Hall- 4 th floor Overnight Mailings: 136 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA, For Faculty-Related Questions & Assistance