Part-Time Faculty and Their Hidden Value

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology



Document Type

Book Chapter

Medical Subject Headings

Faculty, Medical; Employment; Work; Women, Working


Health and Medical Administration | Medical Education | Obstetrics and Gynecology


A desire for improved worklife balance has prompted more faculty to work less than one full-time equivalent. While not exclusive, women faculty are especially to make this request. This chapter explores the hidden value of part-time faculty and the perceptions of department chairs and their department managers about these special faculty members.


Citation: Johnson JV, Tracey, EE: Part-Time Faculty and Their Hidden Value. In: Changing Landscape of Academic Women’s Health Care in the United States. Springer Science+Business Media, London, UK, 2011, pp 77-86. Also published as Volume 48 in the series: International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine. ISBN 978-94-007-0930-0, 978-94-007-0931-7.