Faculty Resources

New Faculty Orientation

McGovern Medical School – New Faculty Orientation-2021

Physician Burnout and Resilience Task Force White Paper

Burnout Task Force White Paper

Without Salary (WOS) Appointments

Without Salary (WOS) appointments designate faculty appointments to individuals who participate in UTHealth teaching programs on a volunteer basis without remuneration (see HOOP Policy 189).

To begin your Without Salary appointment or manage your current WOS faculty, please click here.

Without Salary Compliance: Please copy and paste the link to a browser (preferably Chrome or Firefox) to complete the required Annual Compliance Training for Without Salary Appointments: go.uth.edu/woscompliance

WOS Checklist for MMS Departments (updated December 2023)


Please direct any questions or requests for assistance with the WOS application to oafa@uth.tmc.edu.

Visiting Professor Title

We are pleased to announce that UTHealth has developed a process for departments to request a “Visiting Professor Title” for distinguished visitors who will be on campus for a defined time (e.g., one week), providing a seminar or two or participating in medical/scientific conferences hosted by UTHealth Houston.

Guidelines and templates are below. For Dean’s approval, please forward all documents to the Office of Administration and Faculty Affairs (OAFA) at OAFA@uth.tmc.edu.

Visiting Professor Title Process
Example Letter Request to Office of Faculty Affairs and Development (OFAD)
Template for Letter Granting the Visiting Professor Title

Career Development

UTHealth Leadership Institutes
Educator Development Opportunities through the Office of Educational Programs
Faculty Development Leave
Grantsmanship-New Investigator Development Program (Grants 101&102)
Clinical Research Education through the Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine

Faculty Wellness

Faculty Counseling and Assistance through EAP
Nursing Mother Suite Locations
UT Recreation Center Wellness Programs
Counseling Services
Counseling support tailored for faculty is offered through the Faculty Assistance Program. To set up an appointment, contact Robin Dickey, Faculty Assistance Program Specialist, at (713) 500-3880 or click here for confidential assistance and additional information.

Policies & Bylaws

Compensation Plan **Update to Core Compensation Levels 2022
Medical School Bylaws**Revised
MSRDP Bylaws (Revised 2022)
Policy on Appropriate Student Treatment
UTHealth Philosophy and Guidelines for Faculty Recruitment
McGovern Medical School Faculty-Student Compact


Texas Medical Board Home Page
Faculty Temporary License Application