Clinical Affairs provides policies, explanations, tools and links to related information for clinical (MD) faculty appointments to the university:
- The Policy for Clinical Faculty sets out relationships among physicians, the university and hospitals generally; and mandates rights of clinical (MD) faculty to academic freedom and fair treatment.
- The Procedures Manual for the Policy for Clinical Faculty (PDF) describes in detail the responsibilities, structures and processes that enable rights and promote scholarly achievement.
- The Guide to Part-time and Adjunct Clinical (MD) Academic Appointments (PDF) is a summary that will help physicians, academic leaders and administrators at the Hospitals and the University understand and manage part-time and adjunct clinical (MD) academic faculty appointments at University of Toronto.
- The Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for an Academic Appointment provides detailed information on the different types of academic appointments in the Faculty of Medicine and the application requirements for each category.
A Professional Relationships Management Committee is charged with the interpretation and implementation of the Relations with Industry in MD Training standards and provides guidance to the Dean, as required. As of 2018/19, the committee is composed of the following members:
- Chair, as appointed by the Dean, Prof. Sherif El-Defrawy
- Vice Dean, Partnerships, Prof. Lynn Wilson
- Vice Dean, Research, Prof. Richard Hegele
- Associate Dean Continuing Professional Development, Dr. Suzan Schneeweiss
- Associate Dean Post MD Education, Dr. Glen Bandiera
- Basic Sciences Representative, Dr. Rita Kandel
- Rehabilitation Sciences Representative, TBD
- (Interim) Legal Counsel, Samantha Sonshine
- 2 Senior Faculty members appointed by the Dean, Dr. Peter Giacobbe and Dr. Jeannette Goguen
Dr. John M.A. Bohnen
Professor Bohnen recieved his MD at the University of Toronto in 1975, and finished General Surgery training in Toronto in 1980. He is a general surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital with clinical and scholarly interests in surgical infections, abdominal wall hernias, quality improvement, surgical education and practice standards.