Open Rank- Child and Adolescent Residency Program Training Director
University of Colorado – School of Medicine
OPEN RANK – Child and Adolescent Residency Program Training Director
SOM/Department of Psychiatry/Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.DOPsych Diversity Equity Inclusion Information:The purpose of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is to hold the Department of Psychiatry’s faculty, staff, and trainees accountable for promoting a culture of inclusive excellence and respect. We are committed to continuous education, sustaining cultural humility, and action related to DEI topics including systematic review of policies and procedures to ensure they are in alignment with the DOPsych DEI mission and vision.Nature of WorkThe Program Director has the authority and accountability for the overall program including compliance with all applicable program requirements. These are broken into more specific areas below. Please note, this is an open rank position and could be categorized as Instructor, Senior Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below. Along with open rank, there may be an opportunity to work at additional clinical and/or research settings based on skillset and program needs. Additional clinics in this Division include: Pediatric Mental Health Institute Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization, and inpatient clinical services. There may also be opportunities elsewhere within the Department of Psychiatry or Children’s Hospital Colorado based on experience and interest.Examples of Work PerformedThe duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:The program director has responsibility, authority, and accountability for administration and operations:
- To oversee the program coordinator’s activities. These include activities as they relate to medhub, ACGME’s (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) Data System (ADS), CUGME (Colorado University Graduate Medical Education), budget, activities related to recruitment, communicating with faculty and fellows and the sponsoring program (CU Psychiatry Program);
- Ensure the program’s submission of accurate and complete information required and requested by the DIO (Designated Institutional Officer), GMEC (Graduate Medical Education Committee), and ACGME;
- Ensure the program’s compliance with the Sponsoring Institution’s policies and procedures related to grievances and due process;
- Ensure the program’s compliance with the Sponsoring Institution’s policies and procedures on employment and non-discrimination;
- To obtain review and approval of the Sponsoring Institution’s DIO before submitting information or requests to the ACGME, as required in the Institutional Requirements and outlined in the ACGME Program Director’s Guide to the Common Program Requirements;
- Communicate with the Vice Chair of Education and the Chair of Division of Child Psychiatry;
- Oversee activities of Program Coordinator (PC);
- Communicate with PC, faculty, fellows;
- Oversee activities of Associate Program Directors related to the Child and adolescent psychiatry (CAP) program;
- Oversight of recruitment and selection of diverse and inclusive workforce of residents/fellow, in conjunction with the recruitment committee;
- Ensure compliance with ACGME requirements.
- Plan and oversee onboarding of fellows;
- Plan and oversee overall didactics, including oversite of fellow attendance, fellow evaluations of courses and management of educational resources;
- Responsibility and authority to administer and maintain a learning environment conducive to educating the fellows in each of the ACGME Competency domains;
- Oversite of rotation schedules, rotation sites and faculty within the training sites
- Approval of program faculty members for participation in or removal from the fellowship program education at all sites, based on professionalism, and maintaining standards and requirements for education within the program;
- oversight of the program letters of agreement for each site;
- Oversite of the maintaining list of goals and objectives for each rotation;
- Oversite of orientation activities;
- Oversite of annual evaluation of faculty as per ACGME;
- Chairing Program Evaluation Committee and using recommendations to improve the program;
- Oversite of Annual Program meeting;
- Oversite of evaluation of faculty by fellows;
- oversee evaluations and promotion process for fellows; including collection of milestones within MEDHUB, preparation for presentation within Clinical Competency Committee, overseeing semiannual performance meeting and ensure the program’s compliance with the Sponsoring Institution’s policies and procedures for due process when action is taken to suspend or dismiss, not to promote, or not to renew the appointment of a fellow;
- Responsibility for oversight of disciplinary action in accordance with CUGME and ACGME requirements;
- Oversee supervision of fellows and education in the context of patient care.
- Provide a learning and working environment in which fellows have the opportunity to raise concerns and provide feedback in a confidential manner as appropriate, without fear of intimidation or retaliation;
- ensure healthy and safe learning and working environments that promote fellow well-being;
- The PD has the authority to remove fellows from supervising interactions and/or learning environments that do not meet the standards of the program;
- Oversite of process to promote faculty/fellow partnerships to encourage scholarship, overseeing fellows production of scholarly product.
Minimum Qualifications Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
- Education: MD or DO Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, CO Physician License or eligible for CO Physician License
- 3-5 years of training experience including experience as an Associate Training Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry residency programs
- 3-5 years working as a clinical faculty member in an academic institution
- 3-5 years working clinically with psychiatrically complex children and adolescents in an outpatient or partial hospitalization setting.
- Demonstrated experience providing mentorship for residents and medical students.
- Demonstrated experience creating training programs for Child and Adolescent residency training.
- Demonstrated experience with interdisciplinary training programs
- Ability to identify and recruit superior residency candidates.
- Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
- Knows and applies best practices in diversity and inclusion practices or has knowledge and understands cultural differences.
- Knowledge regarding clinical research regulations and principals of ethical conduct.
- Knowledge and general understanding of university curriculum/education and professional development programs.
- Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with stakeholders at all levels.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, residents, students, alumni, and administrative personnel at all levels including outside organizations and the public.
- Strong commitment to inter-professional, team-based care in psychiatry and both primary and specialty health settings.
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
- Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks and maintain a well-organized work environment.
- Experience developing, training and supervising residents.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Mar 17, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing