Student Affairs Directorate
RESEARCH AND APPLICATION CENTER FOR HEALTH BYLAW
Purpose, Scope, Basis, and Definitions
ARTICLE 1 – (1) The purpose of this bylaw is to set out the general rules, procedures and principles regarding the aims, activities, governing bodies and duties of governing bodies of Izmir University of Economics Research and Application Centre for Health.
ARTICLE 2 – (1) This bylaw includes provisions regarding the aims, activities, governing bodies and duties of governing bodies of Izmir University of Economics Research and Application Centre for Health.
ARTICLE 3 – (1) This bylaw has been established in accordance with paragraph (d), sub paragraph (2) of clause one of Article 7, and Article 14 of Higher Education Law No. 2547 dated 4 November 1981.
ARTICLE 4 – (1) The references in this bylaw are as follows;
a) Advisory Board: The Advisory Board of the Centre,
b) Dean: The Dean of Izmir University of Economics Faculty of Medicine,
c) Faculty (IUEFM): Izmir University of Economics Faculty of Medicine,
ç) Centre (Hospital): Izmir University of Economics Research and Application Centre for Health,
d) Vice Directors (Coordinators): Vice Directors of the Centre,
e) Director (General Coordinator): Director of the Centre,
f) Board of Trustees: The Board of Trustees of Izmir University of Economics,
g) Rector: The Rector of Izmir University of Economics,
ğ) Senate: The Senate of Izmir University of Economics,
h) University (IUE): Izmir University of Economics,
ı) Administrative Board: The Administrative Board of the Centre.
Aims of the Centre and Areas of Activity
Aims of the Centre
ARTICLE 5 – (1) Aims of the center are as follows: Facilitate education, research, and application on all relative fields of health services; train qualified medical and healthcare personnel at all levels; collaborate with other faculties, graduate schools, schools, vocational schools, research and application centers within the University, with other institutions and organizations domestic and abroad in order to carry out high quality health services efficiently; and contribute to the applied education of students in associate, undergraduate, and graduate programs in the fields of medicine and health sciences.
Areas of Activity
ARTICLE 6 – (1) Activities of the center are as follows;
a) contribute to educational activities in the fields of medicine and healthcare,
b) help provide high quality health-care services, conduct research in this area and carry into practice,
c) collaborate with institutions and organizations within or outside the University in order to conduct researches regarding social health, and facilitate development of joint projects with institutions and organizations,
ç) determine society’s knowledge, behaviors, and shortages on healthy living and developing projects to fulfill these, inform the society and hold organizations to achieve this goal or contribute to the organizations held, collaborate with public and private institutions and organizations when necessary, act as a liaison between science and society at a national level,
d) conduct educational activities in order to ensure active participation of university students in the projects of the Center and support those who want to work in this field, and help students gain awareness on healthy living,
e) develop projects, organize training courses, engage in scientific collaboration, and provide similar services with national and international institutions and organizations in line with the objectives of the Center,
f) carry out other activities to be decided by the Administrative Board.
Governing Bodies of the Centre and Duties
ARTICLE 7 – (1) The center is made up of the following governing bodies:
a) Centre Director,
b) Administrative Board,
c) Advisory Board.
Director (General Coordinator)
ARTICLE 8 – (1) Director of the Centre is selected among the lecturers who have received medical education at an undergraduate level at least and assigned for three year period upon the request of the Administrative Board and approval of the Board of Trustees. Director of the Centre also acts as the head of the units affiliated to healthcare. Director answers to the Administrative Board regarding the duties carried out.
(2) When the assignment period of the Director of the Centre expires s/he can be reassigned. İn the event of the Director being absent from his/her duty for any reason for a period exceeding six months, the assignment will be ended. A new Director will be reassigned the same way.
ARTICLE 9 – (1) Duties of the Director of the Centre are to:
a) represent the Center,
b) ensure the operation of the Center and units affiliated to the Center in accordance with national and international standards,
c) prepare, implement, monitor, and supervise action plans in accordance with the policies and strategies specified by the Administrative Board,
ç) submit the annual activity reports, prepared by the Centre and units affiliated to the Center, or reports to be demanded when necessary, to the Administrative Board,
d) determine the allocation and staffing needs of the Center, other respective issues, and issues about budgeting, and submit them to the Administrative Board with justifications,
e) collaborate with institutions and organizations domestic and abroad, develop joint projects, and submit them to the Administrative Board,
f) ensure operation of all the units within the Center efficiently and qualitatively and in coordination,
g) work in coordination with the academic units of the University in order to carry out education and research activities efficiently, and take necessary precautions to realize this.
Vice Directors (Coordinators)
ARTICLE 10 – (1) Two vice directors the most are selected among the lecturers upon the proposal of the Director of the Centre and approval of the Administrative Board. The Vice Directors, assist the Director of the Centre in carrying out the services of the Center based on the delegation of authority.
(2) When the assignment period of the Director of the Centre expires so does the assignment of the Vice Directors. A vice director, whose assignment ended, may be reassigned the same way or dismissed before the end of the assignment period.
Vice Directors’ (Coordinators) Duties
ARTICLE 11 – (1) Duties of the Vice Directors (Coordinators) of the Centre are to:
a) carry out the planning, determining the working principles, monitoring, and supervising of medical services such as practice, operating room, polyclinic, pharmacy, intensive care, radiology, laboratory, emergency room, nutrition, physiotherapy, psychological counseling etc.,
b) carry out the necessary preparation and planning for education and research activities, and carry out the necessary work to ensure their coordination,
c) carry out the planning, determining the working principles, monitoring, and supervising of financial, administrative, and technical affairs such as human resources, IT, medical billing, accounting and finance, purchases and storage, archive, support and technical, medical engineering, ambulance, medical records and documentation, filing, patient communication and switchboard, hotel management and housekeeping, morgue, civil defense services, etc.,
ç) carry out the planning, determining the working principles, monitoring, and supervising of nursing and healthcare support staff services,
d) carry out other duties assigned by the Directorate of the Center.
ARTICLE 12 – (1) Administrative Board is made up of the following members:
c) Director of the Center,
ç) Two members recommended by the Rector and approved by the Board of Trustees.
(2) Rector is the Chair of the Administrative Board; the Dean chairs the meetings of the Administrative Board in the absence of the Rector. Administrative Board convenes by absolute majority at least twice a month upon the invitation of the Chair of the Administrative Board and decisions are taken by majority of votes.
(3) Membership of the Rector and the Dean ends when their assignments end. Those, who are assigned to this duty, are considered natural members of the Administrative Board. Assignment period of other members is three years. The members, whose assignment period expires, may be reassigned.
Administrative Board Duties
ARTICLE 13 – (1) Duties of the Administrative Board are to:
a) identify the policies and strategies regarding the operations of the Center,
b) specify the principles and rules regarding the use of the center for associate, undergraduate, graduate education activities, and present opinion(s) about this to the Center Directorate when necessary,
c) search for funds in order to fulfill the objectives of the Center,
ç) determine the allocation and staffing needs of the Center, finalize issues about budgeting, recommendations about new units to be established and projects, and other respective issues,
d) assess the annual report to be prepared by the Director of the Center (General Coordinator) regarding the activities of the Center, or reports to be prepared on demand, and notify the senior management about the results,
e) adjudicate the decisions on collaborating with institutions and organizations domestic and abroad, developing joint projects,
f) ask for opinions and recommendations from the Advisory board on an annual basis or whenever necessary.
ARTICLE 14 – (1) Advisory Board is made up of the following members:
a) Director of the Center,
b) Dean of IUE Faculty of Health Sciences,
c) Head of IUE Department of Nursing,
ç) Director of IUE Vocational School of Health Services,
d) Director of IUE Graduate School of Health Sciences,
e) Head of IUE Department of Basic Medical Sciences,
f) Head of IUE Department of Internal Sciences,
g) Head of IUE Department of Surgical Sciences,
ğ) Seven people approved by the Board of Trustees among those who stand out in terms of areas of activity of the Center.
(2) Membership of the Rector, Dean, Department Heads, and Director of the Center ends when their assignments come to an end. Those, who are assigned to this duty, are considered natural members of the Advisory Board and they are assigned as the members of the Advisory Board by the Rector. Assignment period of other members is three years. The members, whose assignment period expires, may be reassigned.
(3) Advisory Board convenes at least once a month or the Administrative Board may call an emergency meeting. The Director of the Center chairs the meetings.
Advisory Board Duties
ARTICLE 15 – (1) Duties of the Advisory Board are to:
a) assess the long-term scientific and administrative plans of the Center, and make recommendations to the Administrative Board,
b) assess the activities of the Centre, and make recommendations.
Miscellaneous and Final Provisions
Center procedures and principles
ARTICLE 16 – (1) Working Principles of and Procedures of all centers are prepared by the Center Directorate and presented to the Administrative Board for approval.
ARTICLE 17 – (1) Academic, technical, and administrative staffing needs of the Center is fulfilled by a staff to be assigned by the Rector pursuant to Article 13 of Law No. 2547.
Non Provisional Circumstances
ARTICLE 18 – (1) Provisions of Law No. 2547 and other respective legislations will be taken into account should non provisional cases occur in this bylaw.
ARTICLE 19 – (1) This Bylaw takes effect on the date it is published.
ARTICLE 20 – (1) The Rector of the Izmir University of Economics enforces the provisions of this Bylaw.
This directive takes effect on the date of its publication on the Official Gazette dated 27.02.2017 and numbered 29986.