Faculty of Medicine Clinical Faculty Appointment Policy
More than 450 Clinical Faculty members provide valuable teaching and administrative service to the Department of Psychiatry’s education programs and related activities.
Please note that all clinical faculty members must submit an Annual Report to Margaret Koshi, Assistant HR Manager, Faculty Appointments, Department of Psychiatry, Administration Office 2C1-2255 Wesbrook Mall by October 1st of every year.
Please see the Clinical Faculty Affairs Office website for the clinical faculty resource guide, contract updates, teaching resources, clinical faculty events and other information of interest to Clinical Faculty in the UBC Faculty of Medicine.
The mandate of the Department’s Clinical Faculty Appointment and Promotion Committee is to review all requests for initial higher-rank appointment, reappointment and promotion for clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry. The Committee follows the criteria set out in the UBC Faculty of Medicine document entitled Faculty of Medicine Policy on Clinical faculty Appointments” which is available here.
‘The committee includes members elected by and from the clinical faculty at the ranks of Clinical Associate Professor and Clinical Professor, for a total of 6 members. The committee is currently chaired by Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, the Department Head and co-chaired by Dr. Marilyn Champagne, Clinical Faculty Affairs Representative for Psychiatry.
Committee members are elected for a three-year term with the possibility of sitting for additional terms if re-elected. Elections may be held in the Spring if renewal of committee membership is due. The Committee is advisory to the Head of the Department.’
Department of Psychiatry
Clinical Faculty Appointments & Promotions Committee
Chair: Dr. Lakshmi Yatham
Vice Chair: Dr. Marilyn Champagne
Dr. Andrew Howard, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Todd Tomita, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. John Higenbottam, Clinical Professor
Dr. Caroline Choo, Clinical Professor
Dr. Hiram Mok, Clinical Professor
Dr. Jake Locke, Clinical Professor