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The function and rewards of the voluntary parttime faculty upon which the great majority of our medical schools must continue to lean heavily is well expressed by the chief of the division of Otolaryngology at the University of Miami.—Ed.
THIS school of medicine, like many others about the country depends upon a corps of full-time or geographic full-time faculty and a larger "voluntary faculty" for teaching the medical students, training and supervising the resident staff, caring for the indigent patients of the community, and clinical and basic research. The latter group is extremely important in all facets, primarily in the former two areas. A voluntary faculty composed of dedicated practitioners in the community is of great help to the student and resident staff in the evaluation and management of many of the most important pathological states encountered in the specialty by virtue of its experience and day-to-day contact with
CHANDLER JR. The Voluntary Faculty. Arch Otolaryngol. 1966;84(5):484–486. doi:10.1001/archotol.1966.00760030486002
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