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Clinical Professor

Faculty who hold clinical titles may be physicians, or health and allied science professionals who may be community-based practitioners, or employees of affiliated organizations or Brown University.  Clinical faculty are obligated to provide a minimum 100 hours of annual teaching, advising, mentoring and/or service to their department or to Brown University.  These faculty have voting rights only within their department and the Medical School, and/or School of Public Health in accordance with the Faculty Rules and Regulations of Brown University. 

Clinical faculty have the prefix, Clinical, before their title, e.g., Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. 

A Clinical Professor is a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching, advising, and/or mentoring, and as a practitioner, and who has contributed actively to clinical or research programs.  The individual must have a national reputation in his or her area of expertise.  Evidence of scholarly activity is required. Service to the University, its affiliates or to the profession will be given positive consideration where a substantial role can be documented.  

Appointment at this rank is for a term of up to 5 years that may be renewed depending on the needs of the department. 

Promotion and Appointment Criteria:
Promotion or appointment to a senior rank on this track are put before the Committee on Medical Faculty Appointments (CMFA). See our Forms and Documents page for a checklist of materials required by CMFA and a faculty self-assessment form. 

last updated 31 May 2019