Departmental Appointments & Promotions

Policy on Clinical Faculty Appointments

View the Faculty of Medicine Policy on Clinical Faculty Appointments.

Departmental Appointment

An initial appointment requires a completed application and letter of recommendation from the Site Director.

In order to find out who your site director would be, please contact Ara Silva at 604 822 1797 or

Departmental Promotion

The following forms are to be submitted to the Site Program Assistant when applying for a promotion:

  1. Completed Application Form for promotion (see clinical ranks below)
  2. Completed and initialed Abbreviated CV
  3. A letter expressing your interest in promotion (include any additional background that you feel provides evidence of meeting the criteria at the new rank)
  4. Copies of student evaluations from past teaching years (mandatory)
  5. Promotion criteria/checklist signed by Site Director
  6. Letter of recommendation from the Site Director

Appointment and Promotion Forms

Clinical Instructor
Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Associate Professor
Clinical Professor


For further information on clinical appointments, reappointment and promotions, please contact:

Ara Silva
Clinical Faculty Coordinator
Department of Family Practice, UBC
320 – 5950 University Boulevard
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z6
Tel 604 827 1797