Summary of Duties: The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) at Washington State University is embarking on the accreditation and development of a next generation medical school designed to train students to be physician leaders, who innovate, adapt and discover in an ever changing healthcare landscape. The School is now inviting applications for the position of Director of Graduate Medical Education (GME).
The Director of Graduate Medical Education (GME) reports to the Associate Dean for GME on all matters pertaining to graduate medical education The GME Director collaborates with the Associate Dean of GME to develop strategic initiatives for the GME enterprise. S/he is accountable for the development and implementation of comprehensive programs that result in the national accreditation for the organization and its GME training programs. S/he is responsible for assisting in the establishment and oversight of the accreditation of residency and fellowship programs at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM). The Director is responsible for helping to provide oversight of the GME administrative enterprise to support an optimal learning environment for all programs. S/he partners with the Associate Dean of GME to develop systems for demonstrating achievement in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Clinical Learning Environment. S/he supervises the Manager of GME.
Required Qualifications: Positions require a Bachelors degree in a relevant field and six (6) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, which has included at least three (3) years of managerial experience. A Masters degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Education and experience can be tailored to fit the specific organizational entity/directorial assignment.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.