Job Title: Family Medicine Clerkship Director - Clinical Professor/Medical Series
Job ID: 20417
Location: CUNY School of Medicine
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY) located in the heart of Harlem, is the only medical school in the City University of New York system. Building upon more than 40 years of the success as the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, we offer a BS/MD degree and a Physician Assistant Master's Degree. True to its legacy of access, opportunity and community transformation, the newly-accredited CSOM's mission remains to recruit highly talented students as diverse as the city itself. CSOM places a special emphasis on recruitment of those who are underrepresented in the field of medicine, and on training high quality, culturally competent clinicians equipped meet the healthcare needs of New York's medically under-served communities. As a major priority, CSOM seeks to enhance the recruitment and retention of senior leadership, faculty and staff to more closely reflect the diversity of our student body.
Individuals appointed as Clinical Professors - Medical Series are experienced practitioners or teachers in their professions or fields of expertise. The responsibilities of the position include teaching (including, in some cases, clinical instruction), and may include research. Clinical Professors - Medical Series are full-time, non-tenure track positions.
The Family Medicine Clerkship Director/Academic Coach provides a transitional presence between the classroom-based curriculum and the practice-based curriculum of Clerkships. The Clerkship Director will teach in the pre-clerkship and clerkship curriculum, and supervise family medicine site directors and coordinators. The appointee will report directly to the Assistant Dean for the Clinical Curriculum.
Duties include but are limited to:
Teach four hours weekly Family Medicine content specific didactic sessions for students on each FM clerkship (all clinical sites) four hours/week for 48 weeks= ~ 12 credit course
Grade and provide feedback on all Family Medicine specific required assignments
Provide individual Step 1 coaching for pre-clerkship students
Teach clinical skills in the Practice of Medicine course
Observe, grade and provide feedback to students in Observed Structured Clinical Exams of all pre-clerkship and post-clerkship students
Teach clinical skills and provide feedback to students who require remediation
Develop curriculum and assessments for the CSOM Family Medicine clerkship
Provide faculty development and oversight of our Academic Coaching Committee
Supervise the Family Medicine clerkship sites and site directors/coordinators
Serve on the Curriculum Committee
Serve on appropriate accreditation committees
Medical degree from an accredited university
Must be a board-certified Family Medicine physician
Licensed or license-eligible in New York State
Minimum five years experience as a Clerkship Director or in educational leadership, teaching medical students and/or residents
Experience in faculty and curriculum and assessment development and in advising medical students
Skilled educator with the ability to perform bedside and classroom teaching
Strong administrative skills
Demonstrated satisfactory qualifies of personality and character, a record of achievements in his/her profession or field of expertise, and a willingness to cooperate with others for the good of the institution
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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Open until filled, with resume review to begin on April 22, 2019.
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About CUNY School of Medicine
There is a continuing shortage of primary care physicians in this country, creating an urgent need for more family practitioners, general internists, pediatricians and obstetricians/gynecologists in many communities. The shortage of African-American, Hispanic, Native Americans and other underrepresented medical professionals in inner-city areas is particularly acute. Thus, recruiting and training a diverse workforce that represents the diversity of the patients being served in such communities is of utmost importance and ensures health equity across the continuum of care. Over forty years ago, CUNY and City College decided to make a difference by developing the most unique physician and physician assistant training programs in the nation – The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. Since its founding in 1973, The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, now known as the CUNY School of Medicine/Sophie Davis Biomedical Education Program continues its original mission to recruit underrepresented populations into medicine, increased medical services in underserved areas, and increased the availability of primary care physicians and physician assistants that reflect the divers...ity of our surrounding communities. This mission is currently served with an 85% enrollment rate of students from backgrounds that are Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM; e.g., African American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American), greatly exceeding the current U.S. medical school average of 43%. The CUNY School of Medicine encompasses an innovative accelerated BS/MD program that combines a Bachelor of Science degree and an M.D. degree in seven years and a 28-month Physician Assistant Program that leads to a Masters degree in P.A. Studies and eligibility to take the physician assistant national certification examination (PANCE).