The Assistant Dean of Clinical Education will report directly to the Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Education (SAE). The University encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their field and those that can add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment. The Assistant Dean of Clinical Education will work collaboratively with Assistant and Associate Deans, course/clerkship directors, and the CMS Curriculum Committee to design, assess, and continually improve the clinical curriculum to ensure that it 1) builds upon and is integrated with the basic science curriculum; and 2) meets LCME standards.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Assist with educational objective/milestone construction and review. • Develop and implement assessment tools for M3 and M4 students. • Implement discussion sessions during all clerkship rotations that focus on a review and integration of specific basic science principles related to the clinical discipline in which students are participating at that time. • Oversee clerkship, sub-internship and elective content review process (through subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee). • Participate in curriculum reform efforts as assigned. • Participate in quality improvement efforts with respect to LCME standards and elements for the academic program and its units/components. • Other duties as assigned by Senior Associate Dean for SAE.
Required Education & Experience
• MD or DO • Current American Board certification in specialty, or accepted equivalent.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Passion for medical education and medical student success. • Knowledge of current medical education requirements, stressors, predictors, and strategies for success • Knowledge of current residency program requirements for successful matching • Must have excellent communication & teaching skills and an appreciation for the depth and knowledge base required for U.S. medical students. • Must have a history of successful supervisory and management experience. • Must be able to relate effectively with students of diverse ages and backgrounds. • Must have the ability to work well without close supervision, meet deadlines, and handle confidential information in a professional manner. • Must achieve a background check clearance.
Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions
-Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
-Work is performed in a typical office environment and will be conducted in a climate-controlled office with extensive use of computers, telephones and other office equipment.
About Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in Interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. As such, the University benefits from active collaborations with local h...ospitals, as well as academic institutions in both cities. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the University with potential research and clinical training resources. Rosalind Franklin University is comprised of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, College of Health Professions, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Rosalind Franklin University enrolls approximately 2,000 students per academic year, and is supported by 1650 full and part-time faculty and 415 staff members. Founded in 1912, Rosalind Franklin University has educated more than 17,000 medical and advanced health sciences degree graduates in the United States and worldwide. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. To serve the population through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the wellness of its people. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities