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Education Director, Family Medicine

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL 60064
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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Job Type: Part-Time Faculty
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary:

The Clinical Sciences Education Director for Family Medicine reports to the Vice Chair, Clinical Sciences for all matters pertaining to curriculum and medical student education. This individual is responsible for the development, design, coordination, and implementation of the curriculum in their respective specialty. They are responsible for assuring comparability of educational experiences and equivalency of student assessment across all learning sites. They will collaborate with the Student Affairs and Education Office and the Department of Foundational Sciences & Humanities to ensure vertical integration of the curriculum across the continuum of the medical education degree program. This individual will also collaborate with the clinical site directors and teaching faculty to create clinical education experiences where such experiences will add significant value to student learning and competency.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the family medicine clerkship and sub-internship director.
  • In collaboration with the Student Affairs and Education Office and the Department of Foundational Sciences & Humanities, develop clinical learning objectives and activities for the family medicine clerkship and sub-internship, and assure that the objectives are consistent with the goals/outcomes of the Chicago Medical School across the continuum of the curriculum for all years.
  • Work with faculty to prepare clinical objectives and modules for preview and approval by the Curriculum Committee.
  • Work with faculty to design specific clinical curriculum components; such as, simulation modules, cases, and other learning activities.
  • Review and finalize the curriculum website for family medicine to ensure that it is updated with the necessary communications and information for all learners from the first to fourth year of medical school.
  • Help in directing the recruitment of faculty at all affiliate sites and provide orientation and direction for their roles and responsibilities.
  • Ensure the continuity and integration of information technology applications into the clinical curriculum; such as, the D2L platform and others.
  • Monitor and supervise the delivery of the curriculum in family medicine clerkships, family medicine electives, family medicine sub-internships, simulation experiences, and the curriculum by on and off campus faculty, affiliate site directors, and faculty.
  • Meet with site family medicine directors at least annually.
  • Develop and/or review all questions for examinations and evaluations.
  • Monitor evaluations and student performance to assure high quality experiences and learning outcomes; including graduate questionnaires, NBME scores, and other significant metrics.
  • Review student evaluations of faculty and assist with faculty remediation and faculty enhancement, as necessary.
  • Monitor performance data across campuses and affiliate sites to ensure comparable student experiences and compliance with the learning objectives.
  • Serve on the Curriculum Committee with other Clinical Sciences Education Directors to ensure cross-disciplinary learning experiences and integration of information across activities.
  • Assign student grades based on student assessment information provided by faculty, regional campus site directors, and student performance data.
  • Assist site directors, if needed, in counseling students who are having difficulty achieving learning objectives, and work with faculty to develop a remediation plan.
  • Participate in the design, development, and approval of elective experiences in their clinical area.
  • Participate in medical student teaching of the medical curriculum for all years.
  • Participate as a facilitator for small group case discussions.
  • Communicate with the CMS Office of Student Affairs and Education regarding issues such as students experiencing academic difficulty, students with disabilities, and scheduling.
  • Collaborate with other faculty members to plan, implement, evaluate, and publish innovative activities in family medicine undergraduate medical education.
  • Identify and utilize current national family medicine education guidelines for the development and implementation of curriculum in the family medicine clerkship and sub-internships.
  • Obtain and manage information related to scholarly activity for all clinical faculty in the family medicine discipline.
  • Participate in faculty development seminars and workshops offered at Chicago Medical School and Rosalind Franklin University focusing on information technology methodologies, course presentation methods, and general improvements in content delivery.
  • Serve as specialty advisor for students interested in family medicine.
  • Serve as advisor to the family medicine interest group.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice and Executive Chair of Clinical Sciences.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Doctor of Medicine MD, or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine DO (with Board Certification in their specialty if involved in the practice plan)
  • Three or more years clinical patient care experience in their specialty
  • Experience managing professionals in a complex organization
  • Proven experience in management of multiple initiatives and multiple sites
  • Academic faculty status at allopathic or osteopathic medical school
  • Must achieve satisfactory results from a background check

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Understanding of educational pedagogy as it relates to the clinical sciences
  • Demonstrated creative problem solver with ability to innovate and build consensus around proposed solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with proficiency in the use of social networking technology
  • Proven ability to work as a partner with a variety of constituents
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Outgoing personality with proven ability to advocate for change

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with LCME and/or other accrediting bodies

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 accommodations.




Posted: 2020-06-15 Expires: 2020-07-16

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Education Director, Family Medicine

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL 60064

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