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Associate Program Director for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Internal Medicine Residency Prog...

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University of Pennsylvania
Location
Philadelphia, PA

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Associate Program Director for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Internal Medicine Residency Program - Clinician Educator Track, Senior ranks

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Jun 13, 2024
Close Date:
Jun 13, 2026
Description:
The Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of medical education research and/or practice and administrative experience with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in healthcare. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and board-certified in Internal Medicine or Medicine Subspecialties by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or equivalent. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

Teaching responsibilities may include collaboration with the Program Director and other program leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive DEI strategy aligned with the program's mission and goals. We seek individuals who will champion initiatives to foster a culture of inclusivity, respect, and belonging within the residency program. This role is pivotal in advancing our program's mission of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of resident recruitment, education, clinical practice, and mentoring. The selected candidate will innovate and oversee the integration of DEI principles across the residency curriculum, including curricular areas focused on health equity and urban health. The selected candidate will participate in holistic review of residency applications and annual recruitment efforts. They will enrich the mentoring program for underrepresented in medicine house staff to promote professional development and social support networks.

Clinical responsibilities may include demonstrating outstanding clinical skills with ongoing involvement in patient care in Internal Medicine or medical subspecialty.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include the establishment of metrics to assess the effectiveness of DEI initiatives within the Internal Medicine residency program and identification of areas for program improvement. The selected candidate will collaborate with Program Director to collect and analyze data on diversity, equity, and inclusion within the residency program. Evidence of scholarship is required in the Clinician Educator track.

There will be an expectation of the ability of the selected candidate to provide management and/or leadership. Rank will be commensurate with experience. We welcome prospective candidates to visit the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Faculty Life and Professional Development website to learn more about individual faculty tracks: https://www.med.upenn.edu/flpd/career-development/

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

Organization

Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania! Penn is the largest private employer in Philadelphia and is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation.  

Across our 12 highly-regarded schools, more than 25,000 students, and more than 4,000 faculty members, we become one university: a wide-ranging, ever-changing community that draws its strength from a multitude of races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, historical traditions, ages, religions, disabilities, veteran status, interests, perspectives, and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

Penn carries on the principles and spirit of its founder, Benjamin Franklin: entrepreneurship, innovation, invention, outreach, and a pragmatic love of knowledge. Franklin's practical outlook has remained a driving force in the university's development. To learn more, visit About Penn

Vision

 

As engines of knowledge and new ideas, universities have the unique potential to define the future rather than be defined by it; to pioneer change rather than merely manage it. To do so requires a plan both visionary and pragmatic. The Penn Compact 2022 motivates community members to innovate, be radically inclusive, and positively impact their local, national, and global communities. 

 

Penn’s fundamental priorities — increasing access, integrating knowledge and engaging locally, nationally and globally — are supported by the three core values that make us uniquely Penn: inclusion, innovation, and impact. 

 

Learn about the signature initiatives of the Penn Compact 2022:  

 

Diversity 

 

Understanding and appreciating diversity is one of Penn's most important priorities and is fundamental to success in today's world. 

 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

 

To learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Penn visit: 

 

Benefits 

 

Penn offers a wide range of benefits and perks - from Penn's retirement Matching Plan to bike repair stations to access to the full LinkedIn Learning library to adoption assistance to workshops at the letterpress and book arts studio and much more! 

 

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Company info
Telephone
(215) 898-7372
Location
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia
PA
19104
US

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