Chapter 9: Clinical Scholars

Table of Contents

9.1    Clinical Scholar Role and Definitions

9.1.A.    Clinical Scholar Role

9.1.B.    Definition of Clinical Scholar

9.1.C.    Programmatic Need, Position and Resource Allocation

9.1.D.    Identification of Candidates, Diversity Considerations

9.1.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

9.1.F.    Duration of Appointments

  1. Term Appointments
  2. Outreach Site Agreement

9.1.G.    Offer Letters

9.1.H.    Notifying Clinical Scholar Candidates of Appointment Terms

9.1.I.    Resignations

9.1.J.    Terminations and Nonrenewal

9.1.K.    Personnel Files

9.1.L.    Records Retention

9.2    Criteria and Application of Criteria for Appointments and Reappointments

9.2.A.    Criteria

9.2.B.    Proportionality of Contributions

9.2.C.    Application of Criteria

  1. Standards of Excellence, Acceptable or Unacceptable Performance
  2. Factors in Applying the Criteria
  3. Specific/Supplemental Criteria for Clinical Scholars

9.3     Evaluation Processes at the Department and School Levels

9.3.A.    Overview

9.3.B.    Confidentiality

9.3.C.    Role of the Department Chair

9.3.D.    Timing of Evaluations

9.3.E.    Departmental Review

9.3.F.     Review by the Office of Academic Affairs

  1. Decision by the Vice Dean of the School of Medicine

9.4    Compensation and Benefits

9.4.A.    Compensation

9.4.B.    Benefits

9.4.D.    Identification Cards and Benefits

9.4.E.    SUNet ID

9.5    Absences and Time Off with Pay

9.5.A.    Paid Absences

  1. Paid Sick Leave Law
  2. Time Off with Pay
  3. Family Care and Medical Leaves

9.5.B.    Unpaid Absences

9.6    Other Policies

9.6.A.    Clinical Care Activities and Revenue

9.6.B.    Patent and Copyright

9.6.C.    Data Security

9.6.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)

9.6.E.    Use of Stanford Name or Marks

9.6.F.    Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

9.6.G.    Blood Borne Pathogens

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

9.6.I.    Sexual Harassment