Specific Title: Associate Program Director for IUSM Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Emergency Medicine
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Emergency Medicine seeks a strong academic leader to serve as the Associate Program Director for the IUSM Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Our residency program is one of the largest three-year ACGME accredited training programs in the country with 73 residents between the categorical EM and combined EM/Peds training programs. IUSM has long been regarded as one of the premier training programs for emergency medicine and continually seeks to improve the educational experience for our residents through a continuous improvement mindset. Demonstrated leadership ability in medical education is essential. Experience working in a culturally diverse environment is highly preferred.
The IUSM EM Residency is led by a collaborative team of faculty to include the Program Director, Associate Program Director and multiple Assistant Program Directors. Responsibilities for the team include:
Use a scholarly approach in the administration of the residency program and disseminate innovations and outcomes in internal, external and peer-reviewed presentations and publications.
Annual strategic planning and continuous quality improvement (participate in the residency Program Evaluation Committee and other improvement projects).
Curriculum development and implementation (includes grand rounds, resident rotations, year directed and resident retreats).
Assessment of resident performance both individual and aggregate (participation in Clinical Competency Committee activities, remediation activities).
Recruitment and orientation (applicant interviews, ERAS reviews, rank list development, follow up calls, interview day presentations).
Mentoring of residents (including developing and implementing individualized performance improvement plans and on scholarly projects).
Participate in activities to stay current on developments in GME (CORD/SAEM/ACGME conferences, reading journal articles, local offerings, etc.).
Accreditation monitoring and preparation.
Other responsibilities as determined and assigned by the residency program director.
The Associate Program director also has additional responsibilities to help mentor and lead more junior members of the residency team. They also work closely with the Program Director and the IUSM EM Vice Chair of Education to ensure that the residency program fulfills the department and school's expectations.
The Department of Emergency Medicine includes a statewide network of emergency departments striving to set new standards of training for medical students, residents, fellows and pre-hospital providers while providing quality care for a diverse patient population. The Department is ranked in the top 10 for NIH funded research nationally in Emergency Medicine and is home to one of the oldest residency programs in the country. We work in an environment that has rich research infrastructure, including the highest-ranked Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) in the United States and a nationally ranked medical bio-informatics institution.
IUSM is the largest medical school in the country with more than 20,000 living alumni and 3,000 learners on nine campuses across the state. Its diverse faculty is made up of 2,700 full-time members and 3,200 volunteer faculty who are responsible for training medical, graduate and postgraduate students. IUSM is the only allopathic medical school in Indiana.
The School of Medicine is closely aligned with our health system partner, IU Health, which has twice earned a place on the US News and World Report Honor Roll. The shared vision of both institutions is to lead the transformation of healthcare through quality innovation and education to make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states. IU Health is among the top ten largest single-state nonprofit health systems in the United States operating 16 hospitals statewide (a mix of urban, suburban and rural facilities). This partnership enables the seamless integration of research findings into patient care.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named
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About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.