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Medical Staff Categories

Active Category

Appointees to this category must hold regular or full-time non-regular faculty appointments in the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, have served on the University Hospitals and Clinics medical staff for one (1) year, be involved in fifty (50) patient contacts (i.e., a patient contact is defined as an inpatient admission, consultation or diagnostic evaluation, outpatient visit) at the University Hospitals and Clinics per two-year (2) period. The patient contact requirement may be waived for practitioners in the active category with at least twenty (20) years of service in the active category or for those physicians who document their efforts to support the hospital's patient care mission to the satisfaction of the Executive Committee and Governing Authority.  In the event that an appointee to the active category does not meet the qualifications for reappointment to the active category, and if the appointee is otherwise abiding by all Bylaws, Rules, Regulations, and policies of the staff, the appointee may be appointed to the affiliate category. Vote on all matters presented by the medical staff and by the appropriate department and committee of which he or she is a member.
 Responsibilities - Appointees to this category must: Contribute to the organizational and administrative affairs of the medical staff.  Actively participate in recognized functions of the staff appointment including quality/performance improvement, risk management and monitoring activities, including monitoring of new appointees during the provisional period and in discharging other staff functions as may be required.  Fulfill any meeting attendance requirements as established by the medical staff.

Affiliate Category

The affiliate category is reserved for practitioners who do not meet the eligibility requirements for the active category or choose not to pursue active status.
 Responsibilities - Appointees to this category must:  Contribute to the organizational and administrative affairs of the medical staff.  Actively participate in recognized functions of the staff appointment including quality/performance improvement, risk management and monitoring activities, including monitoring of new appointees during the provisional period and in discharging other staff functions as may be required.  Fulfill any meeting attendance requirements as established by the medical staff.

Honorary Category

The honorary category is restricted to those individuals recommended by the Executive Committee and approved by the Governing Authority.  Appointment to this category is entirely discretionary and may be rescinded at any time.  Reappointment to this category is not necessary, as appointees are not eligible for clinical privileges.  They may attend medical staff department meetings, continuing medical education activities, and may be appointed to committees.  They shall not hold office or be eligible to vote.

Allied Health Staff Categories

Allied Health Active Category

Appointees to this category must hold full-time employment at UHC or the University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine, be involved in fifty (50) patient contacts (A patient contact is defined as a consultation or diagnostic evaluation and outpatient visit) at the UHC within a two-year (2) period.  The patient contact requirement may be waived for practitioners with at least twenty (20) years of service in the active category or for those practitioners who document their efforts to support the hospital's patient care mission to the satisfaction of the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff.

Responsibilities - Appointees to this category must:  Contribute to the organization and administrative affairs of the allied health staff.  Actively participate in recognized functions of the staff appointment including quality/performance improvement, risk management and monitoring activities, including monitoring of new appointees during the provisional period and in discharging other staff functions as may be required.  Fulfill any meeting attendance requirements as established by the allied health staff.

Allied Health Temporary Category

The allied health temporary category is reserved for practitioners who are members of a staffing agency or are on a private contract and serving as a locum on a temporary basis.  This category is also for locums paid by the University and not through a staffing agency or private contract.

Responsibilities - Appointees to this category must:  Contribute to the organization and administrative affairs of the allied health staff.  Actively participate in recognized functions of the staff appointment including quality/performance improvement, risk management and monitoring activities, including monitoring of new appointees during the provisional period and in discharging other staff functions as may be required.  Fulfill any meeting attendance requirements as established by the allied health staff.

Allied Health Honorary Category

The allied health honorary category is restricted to those individuals recommended by the Allied Health Credentials Committee, Medical Staff Credentials Committee and approved by the ECOMS.  Appointment to this category is entirely discretionary and may be rescinded at any time.  Applicants in this category are not given privileges, thus reappointment to this category is not necessary, as appointees are not eligible for clinical privileges.  Applicants in this category must maintain all required state licenses and documents of recognition to practice in the State of Missouri.

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