Essential Functions: Represents the Vice Dean for Medical education in matters related to undergraduate medical educationServes as chair of the Curriculum Management Committee (CMC) and attend the meeting of its subcommittees and other education-related groups, such as Basic Science and Clinical Science subcommittees.Develops and leads a team of senior educators, each of whom is administratively responsible for a significant area of the educational mission.Serves as the primary leader in the development and implementation of curricular initiatives.Works with appropriate assistant and associate deans on scheduling and sequencing components of the curriculum; analyzing curricular content to ensure appropriate vertical and horizontal sequencing.Ensures appropriate integration of foundational science and social, behavioral, public health, population health and health systems topics into the medical education programs.Oversees the integration of basic and clinical science across the four years of medical school.Ensures the undergraduate curriculum demonstrates evidence of coherence and coordination.Provides vision and oversight for strategic curriculum development, implementation and assessment for the medical degree program.Develops annual budget for all units under direct supervision.
Qualifications: An MD (or equivalent), PhD. EDD, with decanal experience in medical education from an accredited college or university.A minimum of five years' experience in medical education administration and curricular development and implementation.A strong track record as an educational scholar and superior clinician-educator.Eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.Significant administrative and leadership experience in medical education programming and development; involvement in unique, innovative and alternative methods for teaching is desired.An ability to champion education within a preeminent research institution and among a wide range of external constituencies.A recognized presence at the national level with medical education organizations.Experience in developing a strategic plan for medical education.Fiscal experience in terms of developing and monitoring the budget and other resources for the UME division.
Internal Number: 76_206040
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.