This category of appointment is available for full time or part time practitioners employed by the University whose contributions are judged by the faculty of a department to be valuable to clinical and/or educational programs. Individuals in this appointment category full time or part time salaried employees of the University. Clinical Associates are frequently based at an off-site facility, an outlying or affiliated hospital, or on campus. Reappointments can be made for terms of up to two years.
In some instances, unpaid appointments may first need to be reviewed for determination of Medicare reassignment compliance. These appointments require a separate checklist. MS Word
Appointment proposal--The department will prepare and submit a recommendation for the appointment that is reviewed by OAA for completeness, endorsed by the Dean and submitted to the Provost’s office for approval. An original recommendation should be submitted to OAA. A complete recommendation will include:
Chairman’s letter to Dean which should include
- name of candidate
- proposed effective date and term (normally, term end date is June 30 except for individuals on the Research Associate track)
- % effort
- statement of the individual's clinical activity and reputation, as well as role envisioned
Post-approval/Payroll—Upon approval of reappointment and attending privileges, the department should follow all the Work Day steps to ensure all required forms are uploaded completely and correctly. Work Day Reference Guide. All required actions must be completed by the WD payroll deadline to guarantee a paycheck at the end of the month.