Departmental Clinical Faculty Appointments & Promotions Committee (CFAPC)

CFAPC Mandate

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 Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, and Clinical Professor, for a total of 9 voting members. The committee is currently chaired by Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, the Department Head and co-chaired by Dr. Joseph Tham, 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.


CFAPC Members

Chair: Dr. Lakshmi Yatham
Vice Chair & Clinical Faculty Representative: Dr. Joseph Tham


Dr. Stephen Anderson, Clinical Professor

Dr. Caroline Gosselin, Clinical Professor

Dr. Jake Locke, Clinical Professor

Dr. Hiram Mok, Clinical Professor

Dr. Andrew Howard, Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Todd Tomita, Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Stephen Wiseman, Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Leona Adams, Clinical Assistant Professor