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Education Director, Pediatrics, CMS

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

Position Summary:

The Clinical Sciences Education Director for Pediatrics 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 pediatrics clerkship and sub-internship director.
  • In collaboration with the Student Affairs and Education Office, the Department of Foundational Sciences & Humanities and others in the Clinical Sciences Department, develop clinical learning objectives and activities for the pediatrics 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.
  • Co-Direct Phase I blocks as assigned.

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 pediatrics or pediatric sub-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: 2020-10-27 Expires: 2020-11-27

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