Chairperson Department of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine
Des Moines University
March 8, 2018
Des Moines , Iowa
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine (DMU), located in the vibrant and growing capital city of Des Moines Iowa is seeking a Chairperson for the Department of Family and Internal Medicine. DMU is committed to improving lives by educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate osteopathic physicians, health educators, researchers and scholars. This is an exciting opportunity for a visionary leader to expand and enhance the academic programs vital to the education and training of the next generation of physicians.
Living DMU’s core values of honesty, accountability, collaboration, inclusiveness and wellness has been the cornerstone of their successful history and recognition as the #1 producer of Family Medicine physicians in the United States, boasting 100% pass rate on COMLEX Level 3 and four consecutive years of 100% residency placement. The new Chairperson will embrace these values in providing leadership and oversight to the administrative, educational, and clinical aspects of managing the Department of Family and Internal Medicine.
Highlights of the position and area include:
•Provide day to day direction of and strategic planning within the department consistent with the College of Medicine and University plans. •Responsible for the planning, implementation, and assessment of learning/curriculum for educational opportunities provided by the department. •Lead and foster career development for a dedicated team of faculty, providers, and staff committed to excellence in clinical care. •A highly competitive salary and excellent benefits package offered. •Safe, family-oriented communities, a diverse culture and low cost of living have afforded the top Best Places to Live by U.S. News and World Report.
For full consideration: A letter of interest and curriculum vitae should be directed to the executive search firm of Jordan Search Consultants c/o DJ Larson at firstname.lastname@example.org; 309.340.1330.
Candidates must have graduated from a COCA accredited college of Osteopathic Medicine and hold a current certification by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice or the American Board of Family Medicine. A minimum of 5 years clinical experience and 5 years of teaching medical students and/or residents on clinical rotations and in a classroom setting. Demonstrated leadership in teaching, scholarship and program development. Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills are essential.
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