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Assistant Clerkship Director for Neurology

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 Assistant Clerkship Director for Neurology reports to the Education Director for Neurology in the Clinical Sciences Department. This individual will collaborate with the faculty in the Department of Foundational Sciences and Humanities, the Office of Student Affairs and Education, and the Curriculum Committee to ensure horizontal and vertical integration of clinical skills education across the continuum of the medical education program.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Participate in M3 Neurology Clerkship teaching activities:
  • Assist with orientation activities as needed, which includes lectures, teaching, and/or direct observation of the students neurological examination.
  • Assist in grading formative assignments during the clerkship, including,
    • Grading student history and physicals and provide students with specific feedback.
    • Grading three neurology simulation cases for the 3rd year medical class during the entire academic year.
  • Review mid-clerkship feedback and narrative assessments on each students Neurology Clerkship for completeness, appropriateness, and consistency.
  • Participate in direct clinical grading of medical students in the clinical rotation.
  • Assist with developing online educational content for the Neurology Clerkship.
  • Assist with student remediation and coaching needing assistance in meeting clerkship objectives.

Participate in M3 clerkship administrative activities
  • Assist the Neurology Education Director in reviewing and updating the objectives for the clerkship.
  • Collaborate with the Neurology Education Director on completion of clerkship-specific competency maps.
  • Organize the Neurology Clerkship specialty on D2L with the assistance of the Undergraduate Medical Education Specialist.
  • Assist the Education Director with site comparability monitoring:
    • Meet with Site Directors and neurology education director twice annually at the clinical sites to discuss topics relevant to the Neurology Clerkship.
  • Participate in the Grading Committee for the clerkship.

Participate in Medical School Activities
  • Serve on at least one medical school committee as assigned.
  • Attend national educational meetings as appropriate.
  • Assist with developing new M4 Neurology electives.
  • Assist the Neurology Education Director with specialty advising of M3 & M4 students.
  • Serve as a mentor for student research in the Neurology specialty.

Required Education & Experience
  • Doctor of Medicine MD, or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine DO (with Board Certification in his/her specialty if involved in the practice plan)
  • Three or more years clinical patient care experience in his/her specialty
  • Two years of teaching experience at the graduate level at a health professional school

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Understanding of educational pedagogy as it relates to the clinical sciences
  • Demonstrated creative problem solver with ability to be innovative and build consensus around proposed solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with proficiency in the use of social networking technology
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work effectively with multiple health care constituents
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Outgoing personality with proven ability to advocate for positive change

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience and commitment to medical student teaching
  • Experience with LCME and/or other accrediting bodies

Typical Physical Demands & 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: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-04

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