Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director
University of the Incarnate Word
September 24, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
Part Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director
UIW Mission University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.
Position Summary The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) educates aspiring physicians to be justice-minded, global citizens using a community-based, distributed model of education, which fosters inclusion, discovery and innovation. The UIWSOM invites applications for a Family Physician to become the Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director. This position will direct the development of Osteopathic Recognition for this program and all programs within TIGMER. This will be a part-time position 0.5 full time equivalent (FTE). It is expected that the applicant will be employed by CommuniCare Community Health Center for clinical practice and to supervise Residents at the continuity clinic. The Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director will work closely with the Office of Graduate Medical Education and affiliated clinical sites to continue the development of the new residency program. The Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director will work with the Program Director to direct the development of curriculum and rotations and ensure compliance with accrediting bodies. The Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director will assist the Program Director in fulfilling the requirements of accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director will also assist the TIGMER Designated Institutional Official and other TIGMER program directors in obtaining Osteopathic Recognition for all TIGMER programs. The Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director reports to the Program Director and the UIWSOM Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education. The Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director will have initial responsibilities that include program development, curricular support, faculty development, direct education, scholarly activity, and community engagement with physicians and hospital administrators. The associate program director will operate within the UIWSOM framework of lifelong learning through collaborative scholarship, innovative educational excellence and learner-centered curricula.
Essential Functions • Provide or ensure the provision of specialty specific level-appropriate education of residents in the residency program, ensuring that such education adequately prepares residents (in conjunction with their own studying), for the specialty board exams as well as for active clinical practice as manifest by passing rates at or near 100%. • Direct the program and all TIGMER residencies in the attainment of ACGME Osteopathic Recognition. • Assist in the recruitment, interviewing, selection, matching, and onboarding of residents for the residency program. • Ensure the quality of care provided by residents in the program is of the highest caliber, and that lapses in quality are appropriately investigated, resolved, and used to improve processes and education. • Work with other program directors to ensure efficient and effective use of resources including conference space, call space, administrative help, etc. • Provide supervision for residency coordinator and/or other staff. • Participate in designing faculty development programs • Assist with the coordination and supervision of UIWSOM medical students at the clinical institution working with the residents. • Provide didactic instruction for residents as assigned • Participate in the Residency Advisory Committee, Clinical Competency Committee, and Program Review Committee and other committees as assigned. • Supervise residents in the continuity clinic (under contract with CommuniCare Community Health Centers) • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean for GME.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities • Enthusiastic and optimistic outlook on life • Strong interpersonal skills. • Commitment to social justice and values-driven curricula. • Ability to collaborate effectively with administration, staff, peers and full-time and community-based faculty. • Strong verbal/written communication skills. • Ability to collect and manage data to track performance outcomes to ensure comparable educational experiences. • Strong collaboration, team building, and conflict resolution skills. • Work with Associate Dean and staff to prioritize resources necessary for program support. • Passion for and commitment to graduate medical education for purposes of optimizing patient outcomes, particularly vulnerable and marginalized patient populations • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in complex interdisciplinary and interprofessional settings • Strong general computer and organizational skills • Excellent communication skills in English • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
Required Education D.O. degree from an accredited U.S. osteopathic medical school.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience on faculty of residency program • Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish
Posting Number: UN299PO Job Type: Part Time Job Category: Faculty Desired Start Date: 08/28/2018 Reports To: Associate Dean Graduate Medical Education Open Date: 08/29/2018 Open Until Filled: Yes
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