Q. What is faculty service at MCPHS?


What is Service at MCPHS?

Service, teaching and scholarship are the three foundations of a faculty member's role within the MCPHS community. While you'll find an in-depth description in the Faculty Handbook, which is available through Academic Affairs, we've included some examples of typical service activities here for you.

  • Advises students on academic and curricular issues and career development
  • Mentors faculty members and professional colleagues locally and nationally in teaching,scholarship and/or professional development
  • Chairs or serves on a committee or task force within the University
  • Leads and/or contributes to policy formation of community/professional organizations
  • Receives awards for service to University, school, professional organizations or community organizations
  • Participates in open-house events, special University functions, self-study and strategic planning activities
  • Assists colleagues with practice site development and provides preceptor training for external institutions
  • Develops and maintains innovative practices or new clinical guidelines or services
  • Monitors outcomes of clinical interventions or programs
  • Educates patients, providers and healthcare system staff in practice settings
  • Holds elected offices or appointed positions in professional organizations

Want to know more about academic service in general? Consider reading Faculty Service Roles and the Scholarship of Engagement  (from Stanford University's Tomorrow Professor blog).


  • Last Updated Dec 09, 2016
  • Views 46
  • Answered By Shanti Freundlich

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