Term: The term of office is three years, with no representative serving more than two full consecutive terms. Faculty Forum membership does not preclude membership in a standing committee.
Membership: Each department elects one full-time faculty representative to serve on this committee. Departments with 21-40 faculty may have 2 representatives; departments with over 41 faculty may have 3 representatives. One preclinical and one clinical department chair represent the Medical Council in the Faculty Forum. Three members of the medical student body, two residents, and two graduate students are members of the faculty forum. The dean of the School of Medicine serves as the chair.
Responsibilities: The Faculty Forum transmits its own recommendations and actions, as well as those from the various committees which have received approval by the Faculty Forum, to the executive faculty and/or to the office of the dean for action and implementation. Members of the Faculty Forum shall keep the deparatments they represent fully informed as to matters pending before the Faculty Forum and decisions made. They also shall convey to the Faculty Forum the views of their departmental colleagues as issues arise.
Meeting Dates: Faculty Forum meets the second Wednesday of each month, 3:00-4:00pm, Room 110 Abell Administration Building. Time commitment of members: 1 hour each month.