Membership

A Master Clinician will be elected to the AMC by the selection committee. The Master Clinicians will meet, as a group, monthly throughout the academic year.

Expectations of the Members

 Members of AMC will serve as ambassadors within and outside UTMB.

 Members will create an organized forum to provide feedback to leadership on strategies to improve the culture of clinical excellence in general and to promote the ideal patient experience in particular.

 Members will be expected to be available as mentors and consultants and to lead or participate in professional development and training programs for faculty, residents, trainees, students or staff. Areas of focus will include the art of medicine, communication skills, new faculty orientation and training, direct observation of clinical skills, and other topics of interest.

 Attendance at AMC semi-annual General Membership meetings, annual clinical symposium, and journal clubs.

Eligibility for membership

 All clinicians at UTMB and its affiliates who have been in active clinical practice for 10 years post training and for a minimum of 5 years at UTMB; SOM: ≥ 0.5 cFTE; SON: ≥ 0.2 cFTE; SHP: ≥ 0.1 cFTE

 Have achieved the highest level of education, training and certification in their respective discipline, without limitations to licensure or other restrictions to practice

 Faculty from all tracks are eligible (tenure-, non-tenure, and clinical tracks)

 Master Clinicians must have an MD, DO, PhD or terminal equivalent clinical degree

 Selection to membership in the AMC is subject to approval by the Provost or his designee