Chapter 3: Clinician Educators

Table of Contents

3.1    Clinician Educator Role and Definitions

3.1.A.    Clinician Educator Role

3.1.B.    Definition of Clinician Educator

3.1.C.    Programmatic Need, Position and Resource Allocation

3.1.D.    Identification of Candidates, Diversity Considerations

3.1.E.    Licensure, Medical Staff Membership, Malpractice Insurance, and Authorization to Work

  1. Licensure and Medical Staff Membership
  2. Malpractice Insurance
  3. Authorization to Work, Visas for and Employment of Foreign Nationals

3.1.F.    Titles and Ranks

3.1.G.    Concurrent Appointments

  1. Joint Appointments (>0%)
  2. Joint Appointments (0%)
  3. Courtesy Appointments

3.1.H.    Duration of Appointments

  1. Term Appointments
  2. Outreach Site Assignment
  3. Administrative Role at Stanford Health Care or Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

3.1.I.    Offer Letters

3.1.J.    Notifying Clinician Educator Candidates of Appointment Terms

3.1.K.    Resignations

3.1.L.    Termination and Nonrenewal

3.1.M.    Personnel Files

3.1.N.    Records Retention

3.2    Criteria for Appointments, Reappointments and Promotions

3.2.A.    Criteria

3.2.B.    Proportionality of Contributions

3.2.C.    Regional and National Recognition

3.2.D.    Timing of Promotions

3.3    Application of Criteria for Appointments, Reappointments and Promotions

3.3.A.    Standards of Excellence, Acceptable or Unacceptable Performance

3.3.B.    Factors in Applying the Criteria

  1. Clinical Care
  2. Teaching
  3. Administration
  4. Scholarship
  5. Principal Investigator Waivers
  6. Respectful Workplace

3.3.C.    Specific/Supplemental Criteria for Clinical Instructors

  1. Appointment as Clinical Instructor
  2. Reappointment as Clinical Instructor

3.3.D.    Specific/Supplemental Criteria for Clinical Assistant Professors

  1. Appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor
  2. Reappointment as Clinical Assistant Professor
  3. Promotion to Clinical Assistant Professor

3.3.E.    Specific/Supplemental Criteria for Clinical Associate Professors

  1. Appointment as Clinical Associate Professor
  2. Reappointment as Clinical Associate Professor
  3. Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor

3.3.F.    Specific/Supplemental Criteria for Clinical Professors

  1. Appointment as Clinical Professor
  2. Reappointment as Clinical Professor
  3. Promotion to Clinical Professor

3.3.G.    Specific/Supplemental Criteria for Staff Emeritus or Staff Emerita

  1. Appointment as Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor, Staff Emeritus or Staff Emerita

3.4    Evaluation Processes at the Department and School Levels

3.4.A.    Overview

3.4.B.    Confidentiality

3.4.C.    Role of the Department Chair

3.4.D.    Timing of Evaluations

3.4.E.    Departmental Review

3.4.F.    Review by the Office of Academic Affairs

3.4.G.    The Clinician Educator Appointments and Promotions Committee and the Vice Dean

3.5    Compensation and Benefits

3.5.A.    Compensation

3.5.B.    Benefits

3.5.C.    Housing and Relocation

3.5.D.    Identification Cards and Privileges

3.5.E.    SUNet ID

3.6    Absences, Time Off with Pay, Professional Development Leave Opportunities

3.6.A.    Paid Absences

  1.    Paid Sick Leave Law
  2.    Time Off with Pay
  3.    Paid Conference Leave
  4.    Family Care and Medical Leaves
  5.    Professional Development Leave Program
  6.    Additional Assistance for Professional Development

3.6.B.    Unpaid Absences

3.7    Other Policies

3.7.A.    Clinical Care Activities and Revenue

3.7.B.    Patent and Copyright

3.7.C.    Data Security

3.7.D.    Conflicts of Interest and Commitment

  1.    Applicability of the Stanford University Faculty Policy on Conflicts of Interest and Commitment
  2.    Training and Disclosure
  3.    Stanford Industry Interactions Policy (SIIP)
  4.    Academic Appointments at Other Institutions

3.7.E.    Use of Stanford Name or Marks

3.7.F.    Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

3.7.G.    Blood Borne Pathogens

3.7.H.    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

3.7.I.    Sexual Harassment 

3.7.J.    Clinician Educator Appeal Procedure

3.8    Clinician Educator (Affiliated)

3.8.A.    Definition of Clinician Educator (Affiliated)

3.8.B.    Clinician Educator (Affiliated) Role

3.8.C.    Programmatic Need and Position

3.8.D.    Licensure, Malpractice Insurance and Authorization to Work

3.8.E.    Titles and Roles

3.8.F.    Concurrent Appointments

3.8.G.    Duration of Appointments

3.8.H.    Letters of Invitation

3.8.I.    Resignations

3.8.J.    Termination and Nonrenewal

3.8.K.    Appointment Files

3.8.L.    Stanford Privileges Available to Clinician Educators (Affiliated)

  1. Identification Cards and Privileges
  2. SUNet ID

3.8.M.    Other Policies Applicable to Clinician Educators (Affiliated)

  1. Patent and Copyright
  2. Conflicts of Interest and Commitment
  3. Use of Stanford Name or Marks