Clinical Affairs Committee

Responsibilities and Goals


Specific areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, policies and recommendations related to the following:

  • Enhancing Awareness of Excellence in Clinical Activities
  • Promoting Clinical Research
  • Facilitating Corporate/Clinical Relations


  • Promote consistent Faculty Practice expectations and rewards within the Colleges and Departments.
  • Support Clinical Faculty professional development, including publication, resource availability and grant support.
  • Promote involvement of Clinical Faculty in all UTHSC missions by providing time to participate in teaching, research, and service.
  • Participate in the development and evaluation of policies and plans affecting Clinical Faculty and their missions.
  • Keep abreast of the new curriculum changes and be active in the content and implementation of the "Tool for Tracking Educational Activities".
  • Keep abreast of the construction plans of any new clinical building.

Members of Committee

Ajay Talati (Chair) College of Medicine - Clinical
Anita Airee College of Pharmacy
Lucy Bruijn College of Medicine - Clinical
Jim Christian College of Dentistry
Alicia Diaz-Thomas College of Medicine - Clinical
Weikuan Gu College of Medicine - Clinical
Vinay Jain College of Dentistry
Ed Lazarus College of Medicine - Clinical
Michael Levin College of Medicine - Clinical
Ann Michael College of Health Professions
Lisa Rinsdale College of Nursing

Contact Us

Faculty Senate President Office
Martin E. Donaldson, DDS, MS
62 South Dunlap Rm 212
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-6206