Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs this role will function as member of a collaborative teaching team, will develop and deliver a medical curriculum for clinical sciences. We are seeking areas of specialty included, but not limited to, internal medicine, family medicine, genetics, pediatrics, pathophysiology.
- Utilization of diverse, novel and innovative teaching modalities in the delivery of patient and population based medical cases to MS I and MS II medical students
- Case presentations
- Small group discussions
- Development of student assessments
- Utilization of diverse, novel and innovative teaching modalities in the delivery health care delivery skills including interprofessional education, professional identity, systems-based practice, and self-directed learning and discovery
- Assist in the development and delivery of didactic educational activities for MS III and MS IV students
- Collaborate with the clinical skills education team to develop and facilitate osteopathic clinical skills courses including;
- Effective communication to facilitate accurate history taking and sensitive delivery of information (ICS);
- Conduct of appropriately thorough physical examinations in a respectful, efficient, and skillful manner (PC);
- Approach diagnoses with the ability to extract critical information, a thorough knowledge of disease presentations, and rational use of laboratory tests (MK);
- Consider the impact of culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, risk perception, and personal values on patients needs (PC);
- Identify, define, and understand ethical issues in medicine, in order to provide health care in a morally responsible manner (MK, Prof);
- Maintain skills for continuous education, and competence in obtaining and critically appraising new information from diverse sources (MK, PBLI);
- Recognize the importance of their own well-being, and employ effective responses to challenges, stress, and fatigue (Prof, Prof Identity, SBP);
- Be skilled in accurate, responsible, and respectful communication with other personnel involved in health care delivery (ICS, Prof, SBP);
- Assist with interviewing and hiring of department faculty as requested
- Participate in the peer evaluation of department faculty
- Promote scholarly activity and research by KHSC faculty and students with outcomes of public dissemination of scholarship
- Collaborate with Assistant Dean of Outcomes & Assessment (ADOA) on all evaluation of all courses, laboratory, service and scholarly activities, ensuring formal after action reporting, curriculum inventory and mapping at least annually (or as additionally requested)
- Collaborate with COM leadership, ADOA on evaluation of osteopathic student readiness to advance to next level of curriculum in accord with KansasCOM policy
- Participate in student interviewing, mentorship, and career counseling
- Foster a positive culture amongst the students, faculty, and KHSC-KansasCOM staff.
- Serve on selected committees at the discretion of the Dean.
- Assist the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in accreditation functions to include document creation, data collection, data entry, education of faculty on accreditation, and other accreditation-related functions at the discretion of the Dean.
- Perform other related duties, as assigned
Research and Scholarly Activity (10%)
- Promote student Research
- Participate in scholarly activity with outcomes of public dissemination of scholarship
A clinician educator with a track record of proven effective academic and administrative experience in Medical education.
- A doctoral degree in one of the anatomical disciplines from a nationally accredited institution of higher education, or a DO or MD degree with appropriate experience.
- Current, unrestricted medical license
- Current Board Certification in specialty
- Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies
- Experience preferred using innovative teaching methods which might include team-based learning, ‘flipped classroom’, problem-based learning, distance learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum delivery systems (e.g. Canvas), and proficiency in exam item (COMLEX and/or USMLE) writing
- A substantial record of success as an educator, and of managing personnel.
- Experience in publication/national presentations.
- Leadership abilities in influencing and shaping performance
- Strong interpersonal skills and enthusiasm to contribute to organizational growth and development
- Strong knowledge base in medical education assessment
- Strong team & people management skills
- Familiarity with AOA COCA requirements
- Strong, effective, and diplomatic oral and written communication skills
- Excellent public speaking skills
- Excellent service skills relevant to supervisor, peers, direct reports, medical students, and faculty
- Experience with medical school accreditation and reporting
Kansas Health Science Center offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.
Kansas Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.