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COVID Resources:


Staying well MD-Led Virtual chats: sessions daily 12-1pm via Zoom

Meeting ID: 595 378 840
Password: 067104

Physician Health Program1.800.851.6606

McMaster University Organizational Development is running the free sessions below. Use this link to register for any of them:

For McMaster faculty : Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) - Homewood Health 1.800.663.1142

Rounds Recordings:

Grand Rounds September 9, 2020
Rounds September 16, 2020
Rounds September 23, 2020
Rounds September 30, 2020

Grand Rounds/Mini RT Weaver October 7, 2020
Rounds October 14, 2020
Rounds October 21, 2020
Complex Care Rounds October 23, 2020
Rounds October 28, 2020

Grand Rounds November 4, 2020​
Rounds November 11, 2020
Rounds November 18, 2020
Rounds November 25, 2020 - Dr. Lea Luketic "Surgical Gynaecology Scorecard: Launch in Hamilton" 
Complex Care Rounds November 27, 2020 - Dr. Amanda Huynh "Biologics in Pregnancy"

Grand Rounds December 2, 2020 - Dr. Nicholas Leyland "Endometriosis Management: A Paradigm Shift"
Rounds December 9, 2020 - Dr. Bryon DeFrance & Dr. Eman Ramadan "Macrosomia, Problem in Need of a Policy"

Useful Information:

Annual Conferences 2019/2020

McMaster Continuing Health Science Education Events

OMA Physician Health Program

Royal College events

Mainport login

Royal College CBD Information

Departmental CBD Newsletters

SOGC Events & Education

McMaster Program for Faculty Development Academic pathways courses

CMPA Physician Wellness Videos

Star CV/MacFacts

STAR and MacFacts are the University approved databases for maintaining an updated Curriculum Vitae. This database is also used to record merit for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

The Computer Services Unit provides training and user ID/passwords to Faculty and Administrative Staff. 


The Academic Recognition and Compensation System (ARCS) provides recognition of academic contributions for McMaster University work during the academic year (July 1 through June 30th). The ARCS model that is used assigns point values for each role in Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Fellowship Education, Post Professional Education, Administration and Research.

Please see the below files for the principles of the system and a complete list and description of the roles.

​Tenure and Promotion

Part-time and Adjunct Resources

Part-time/Adjunct Assignments

Faculty members, who are appointed primarily to perform clinical teaching (minimum contribution of 100 weighted hours annually), will be appointed at one of the following ranks dependent on experience and/or academic credentials:

i. Assistant Clinical Professor
ii. Associate Clinical Professor
iii. Clinical Professor

Faculty members, who are appointed primarily to contribute to non-clinical teaching(minimum contribution of 100 weighted hours annually) will be appointed at one of the following ranks dependent on experience and/or academic credentials:

i. Assistant Professor (Part-Time)
ii. Associate Professor (Part-Time)
iii. Professor (Part-Time)

Faculty members, who are expected to provide a minimum of 150 hours of educational contributions over a three year period can be appointed to the following ranks:

i. Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)

Part-time academic appointments can be renewed for up to three years, with no limit on the number of renewals.

Initial Applications:

Renewal Applications:

For any further questions, please contact the department Human Resources Manager.


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