UCSF CAP is charged with: Monitoring ad hoc review committee’s reports of faculty, Departmental and Organized Research units, Stewardship reviews, and selecting recipients of the Distinction in Teaching Award. Further, CAP reviews and initiates campus University-wide issues/policies that affect faculty. The Chair or Vice Chair represents the UCSF campus at U-CAP meetings.

During this academic year, members of The University of California, San Francisco Committee on Academic Personnel (UCSF-CAP) were from the Departments of Medicine, Clinical Pharmacy, Restorative Dentistry, Anesthesia, Medicine (VAMC), Biochemistry & Biophysics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The chairman was Professor John A. Watson.

CAP Review
UCSF CAP met approximately 2 1/2 to 3 hours every week from September 14, 1998 to July 26, 1999 to recommend and monitor faculty ad hoc review committees for appointments to Assistant Professor, step III and above, expedited reviews of new appointments, promotions, changes in academic series, appraisals, and selected normal and accelerated merit advancements. This was done for all Academic Senate and non-Academic Senate members (Adjunct, Clinical, and Research series).

The total number of committee actions from 7/14/98 to 7/26/99 were 266 (see Attachment 1). This consisted of 44 appointments, 114 promotions, 33 changes in academic series, 54 merits, and 21 mid-career appraisals. CAP served as its own ad hoc committee for 21 cases. CAP also monitored appointments of Academic Senate eligible Assistant Professor I and II.

In order to assure a full review of faculty ad hoc committee reports that were identified as "difficult", the file was circulated for review and comment from each of the CAP members. Afterwards the file was discussed again in committee for a final recommendation.

During the year, Vice Chancellor Bainton met with CAP to discuss specific policy issues and selected faculty evaluations. Lastly, the Associate Deans for Academic Affairs of the Medical, Dental, Nursing and Pharmacy Schools met with CAP and Vice Chancellor Bainton twice during the academic year to discuss various issues and procedures.

As noted above, CAP reviewed and provided comment on a range of issues as requested by the San Francisco Division of the Academic Senate, the University-wide Academic Senate and the University Administration and UC System-wide Committee on Academic Personnel (UCAP).

Policies and issues discussed/reviewed by CAP: 1998-1999

  • Proposed revised APM Leave Policies
  • Step IX in the Professorial Salary Scales
  • Policy on the Use of Non-19900 Fund Sources to Support Ladder-Rank Faculty
  • Report on Upward Mobility for Women of Color at UCSF
  • APM 075-Incompetent Performance
  • APM 662, Additional Compensation for Additional Teaching
  • Proposal for Expanding the Professional Research Salary Scales
  • Physician-scientist, who combined clinical work with research activities.
  • Appointments at Asst. Professor level Steps I and II
  • Clinical X series
  • Late packets for CAP’s review
  • Coterminous appointments (Stanford appointed faculty to have dual appointments with UCSF)
  • Confidentiality
  • Proposed changes during the year.
  • Five year reviews

Other Actions
CAP reviewed and approved the revised campus guidelines for Endowed Chairs and Professorships.

CAP reviewed the following proposals to establish:

  • Dr. Hideyo Minagi Endowed Chair in Radiology
  • Jack and DeLoris Lange Endowed Chair of Physiology and Biophysics
  • Jack and DeLoris Lange Endowed Chair of Molecular Physiology
  • Jack and DeLoris Lange Endowed Chair of Systems Physiology
  • Jack and DeLoris Lange Endowed Chair of Cell Physiology
  • Emil Tanagho Endowed Chair in Clinical Urology
  • Efim Guzik Distinguished Professor in Cancer Biology
  • McKennon HBOC Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Dr. Leland A. Barber and Gladys K. Barber Distinguished Professorships and Endowed Chair
  • Doris and Donald Fisher Distinguished Professorship in Clinical Cancer Research
  • Roma and Marvin Auerback Distinguished professorship in Pediatric Oncology
  • Edward A. Ageno Distinguished Professorship in Hematology/Oncology

Stewardship Reviews
This year there were five stewardship reviews:

  • Dean of the School of Medicine
  • Director of the Molecular Design Institute
  • Chair, Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Chair, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine
  • Chair, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology

Distinction in Teaching Award
CAP has the pleasure of overseeing the selection and awarding of the Distinction in Teaching (DIT) Award for the San Francisco Division of the Academic Senate. Each year CAP appoints a committee that consists of one faculty member and one student from each of the four UCSF professional schools. A member of CAP serves as the Chair of the committee. This year it was chaired by Professor Sally Marshall. The recipient for the 1998-99 cycle was Assistant Professor of Surgery, Andre R. Campbell, M.D.

This again has been an active and productive year for UCSF CAP. We look forward to continued collegial interactions with Vice Chancellor Bainton and the Associate Deans of the four Schools.


Respectfully submitted,

John A. Watson, Ph.D., Chair
Sally Marshall, Ph.D., Vice Chair
Brian Alldredge, Ph.D.
Dan Bikle, M.D.
Martin Bogetz, M.D.
Molly Cooke, M.D.
Robert Newcomer, Ph.D.

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