Guidelines for Appointment
Complete guidelines for the appointment and promotion process is listed in the YDR Vol Fac Guidelines document. Key concepts:
Service Points: Voluntary faculty must demonstrate their commitment to YDR by earning 24 points of service each academic year (July to June) via Non-Clinical Teaching Service*:
|8||Publication, written with Yale residents/staff (6 points for a case report)2|
|6||Presentation of a YDR Grand Rounds lecture|
|4||Presentation or exhibit at a national/regional meeting with participation of Yale students, residents, fellows, or faculty|
|4||Resident Mentoring Session – half day3|
|4||Lecture to YDR residents or fellows|
|4||Board review presentation for YDR residents (points per hour)|
|4||Yale Medical Student Mentoring Session – half day 3|
|4||Lecture to Yale medical students|
|4||Lecture to technical staff|
|8||Power Point presentation on a specific topic donated to YDR for use and modification for future teaching (must be acceptable by section chief)|
|2||Attendance (physically as opposed to electronically) at YDR Grand Rounds (points per session)|
|8||Participation in the Voluntary Faculty Committee|
|Advice or service to the Chair and YDR4|
2 Points for publications are allotted in the academic year of FINAL acceptance of the publication.
3 Assist with teaching during a clinical review session. Session must be approved by and scheduled with the appropriate Section Chief. “Resident” must be YDR resident or fellow.
4 Points will be allotted at the discretion of the Chair, with approval by the Voluntary Faculty Committee.
Evaluation: Teaching skills will be evaluated by students, residents, and staff.
Appointments in Voluntary Faculty Tract:
- Clinical Instructor
- Assistant Clinical Professor
- Associate Clinical Professor
- Clinical Professor
In order to continue an appointment, each member must:
- Attain ≥ 24 service points
- Submit a record annually before May 15th demonstrating at least 24 service points
- Demonstrate adequate teaching skills (as provided by evaluations)