The Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine seeks a senior clinician educator to serve as the inaugural Barry V. Kirkpatrick Professor and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics. Leadership in UME or GME programs (e.g. clerkship director, program director) and faculty development experience are required. A track record of medical education scholarship is desired. Formal training in medical education (e.g. coursework, professional development) is required. Candidates with an advanced degree in education (master’s or doctorate) are encouraged to apply.
The Vice Chair will oversee the UME, GME, and CME educational programs in CHoR. Responsibilities will include further development of educational conferences, growth and support of existing training programs, and the development of faculty, residents, and fellows as clinician educators. The successful candidate will lead the Department in expanding CHoR’s successful academic program with a commitment toward achieving a national and international reputation for the department.
Candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. along with a strong track record in UME and GME, and a commitment to mentoring. Experience in successful preparation of training grants is desirable. Candidates must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment with the goal to do so as a faculty member of VCU.
Interested candidates should apply online at https://www.vcujobs.com. For additional information, please contact Michael S. Ryan, MD, MEHP Assistant Dean for Medical Education, Associate Professor of Pediatrics. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university that provides access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, political affiliation or disability.
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) is Central Virginia's only comprehensive, full-service hospital dedicated to the care of children. CHoR is ranked among the nation's top children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report and is Virginia's only Level 1 pediatric trauma center. CHoR offers a wide range of children's health services, including pediatric emergency services, primary care, ...specialty and subspecialty care, burn, trauma, transplant and long-term care. With more than 15 locations across Central Virginia, CHoR provides pediatric inpatient and outpatient services that cover nearly all children's health-related needs.
As part of VCU Health, CHoR is committed to ensuring access to care for all children, training future pediatric caregivers and making new discoveries that improve understanding and treatment of childhood diseases.