Appointment Application

  • Community Clinical Faculty Appointment

    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is committed to recognizing and rewarding preceptors with an appropriate and meaningful faculty rank. In accordance with the University’s mission, the Promotion in Rank Committee guidelines have been specifically constructed to provide preceptors a method of obtaining faculty rank. It is our obligation not only to document the qualifications and skills of our community clinical faculty, but also to provide the educational support and development that is essential to the delivery of a quality curriculum.

    Preceptors awarded Community Clinical Faculty Appointment will also enjoy the following benefits:

    • Registration discount of 25 percent for all KCUMB sponsored CME activities
    • Subscription to MD Consult
    • Certificate of Appointment
    • Subscription to all KCUMB publications, including KCUMB Magazine

    Thank you for considering an appointment to our faculty. It is our intent to recognize you for putting forth the time and effort necessary to provide our students with high-quality clinical experiences. We want to do everything we can to assist you.

     Individuals should submit the following documentation:

    • Letter of recommendation from the Director of Medical Education at your hospital site. If not at a site with a DME, a letter from a colleague knowledgeable of your clinical credentials.
    • Letter of recommendation from the clinical chair of your hospital department. If not affiliated with a hospital, a letter from a colleague knowledgeable of your clinical credentials.
    • If requesting “Clinical Professor,” an additional letter of recommendation is needed from a colleague knowledgeable of your credentials.
    • Completed application form
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Photocopies of licensure and certification documentation
    • Copy of CME Activity Reports

    Upon receiving all the needed information, KCUMB reviews and recommends qualified candidates to the Promotion in Rank Committee. Please review the guidelines and clinical track options and include all appropriate documentation for review.
    We hope you take advantage of this opportunity at KCUMB and thank you for taking the lead in educating our students. Your contributions do not go unrecognized.
    If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at (800) 234-4847, ext. 2389, or via email at