PURPOSE / SCOPE:
To ensure sufficient resources in terms of faculty, staff, and independent contractors to support ICOM’s preclinical and clinical education curriculum.
ICOM will provide adequate human resources to support its preclinical and clinical education, research and service goals. ICOM uses a Faculty Adequacy Model, assesses clinical rotation placements, and seeks input from faculty to determine that sufficient faculty resources are available.
Qualifications for each ICOM position are maintained within a position’s job description. ICOM will assure that individuals hired meet the qualifications of the position through education, training, experience, and/or professional development.
Academic & Administrative Leadership
See Dean Qualifications and Academic and Administrative Leadership Qualifications policies for information on qualification requirements of ICOM leadership roles.
ICOM’s clinical faculty will hold credentials appropriate to their area of specialty. Clinical faculty will have an active medical license and will be board certified or board eligible in their area of specialty. Faculty working within the OPP department are encouraged to have NMM or C-SPOMM certification.
ICOM biomedical faculty will hold a PhD or the maximum degree typical for the specialty that aligns with teaching expectations within ICOM’s core curriculum. Qualifications are verified through transcripts of their terminal degree.
ICOM seeks to hire the most qualified candidate for each role and extends offers of employment only to individuals who meet the position’s qualifications as defined in the job description.
ICOM contracts with faculty to support and enhance the delivery of preclinical and clinical education. ICOM credentials each contractor to ensure they have the necessary qualifications. Non-employee educators include, but is not limited to, preceptors, adjunct faculty, guest lecturers and table trainers.
PRIMARY POLICY OWNER:
VP of Human Resources & Organizational Development