Wright State University
School of Medicine
Procedure number: 220
Revised: June 2008
Subject: Appointments-Joint Appointments, Fully Affiliated and Partially Affiliated
1. The secondary department chair must initiate this action.
a. The departmental chair prepares a memo proposing the joint appointment and forwards it to the Office of Faculty and Clinical Affairs. The proposal should include
1) a memo justifying the joint appointment in the secondary department, to include the responsibilities of the faculty member in the secondary department and proposed rank. The secondary rank must not be superior to the primary appointment rank.
2) a letter of support from the primary department's chair.
b. After review by the Office of Faculty and Clinical Affairs, the proposal goes to the School's Executive Committee for confirmation.
2. See SOM Policy 4, "Matrixed and Joint Appointments."