Download PDF by Robert B. Taylor MD (auth.): Academic Medicine: A Guide for Clinicians

By Robert B. Taylor MD (auth.)

ISBN-10: 0387289569

ISBN-13: 9780387289564

ISBN-10: 0387344500

ISBN-13: 9780387344508

Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this publication that introduces physicians and clinicians to an instructional profession within the healthiness professions. Written from the clinician’s point of view, it publications readers who're contemplating or who've lately embarked upon any such profession during the necessities. Taylor’s process is functional and good rounded. He integrates evidence-based details from the clinical literature with anecdotes from participants famous for his or her luck in a spectrum of disciplines at most sensible educational clinical facilities. Taylor addresses the profession decision-making approach, task looking, and existence in academia. He additionally specializes in abilities for success—from instructing to supply writing. suggestion on scientific perform, occupation administration, and the work/life stability is considerable. The ebook dispels universal myths and descriptions error to prevent. alterations in expectancies and tradition between educating hospitals, clinical faculties, and educational clinical facilities are thought of all through. assets for additional information are supplied as well.

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Look for statements in four categories, which may or may not be identified by a breakdown of the total FTE into each area: ᭿ Clinical responsibilities: This section describes the patient care you will be expected to provide and may include specific language about what the person filling the job will do in clinic, hospital, and perhaps other sites. ᭿ Teaching: Look for a general statement about teaching medical students or residents, unless you are being THE ACADEMIC JOB DESCRIPTION 29 recruited chiefly as an educator.

Other Faculty Track Variations As mentioned above, you will hear about tenure versus the nontenure tracks, the latter sometimes called fixed-term or contract-term appointments. To use my institution as an example, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) has no formal clinical track. We do, however, have fixedterm and tenure track appointments. Our statement of Policies, Procedures and General Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure states that, “It is implicit in the designation ‘fixedterm appointment’ that funding of a position cannot be guaranteed beyond a certain time period.

A few parsimonious academic department chairs or deans claim one or more types of outside income as theirs. Moonlighting This may be the most problematic of the outside income possibilities. Your academic medical center or faculty practice group may prohibit off-campus work. If outside clinical work is prohibited, skip to the next heading. If allowed, you may choose to spend evenings and weekends working on contract for practices or hospitals in your community. The income from such work may come to you directly or might flow to you through the faculty practice group account.

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