Medical TithesMedical tithes are part of the Clinical Academic Contract between the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, its affiliated hospitals and the appointee. Medical tithes are funds that have been receipted and deposited to a University Restricted project to be used exclusively for expenditures on medical scientific research and/or academic development at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.
Depositing of Medical TithesThere are 3 options:
- Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) through the Finance Department at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
- Cheque (sent to the Accounting Analyst in Endowment and Restricted Funds)
- EFT directly to Financial Services
- Total amount of deposit
- Tithe account
- Listing of Tithe amount by physician
Receipting of Medical Tithes
Financial Services creates business receipts that are distributed to physicians through the Administrative Assistant in each clinical department based on the physicians preferred twelve month period (calendar year or corporation year). The Financial Management Committee of each clinical department is responsible for providing a letter to accompany the business receipt that indicates what portion of the medical tithe was spent on research activities.