The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking to hire an energetic individual for the position of Vice Chair for Education. The primary responsibility of the Vice Chair for Education is to oversee the complex educational mission of the Department, including the coordination of faculty, staff and trainees involved in that mission. This oversight includes educational initiatives across the spectrum of activities related to pipeline programs, undergraduate medical education (UME), graduate medical education (GME) at both residency and fellowship levels, continuing medical education (CME), and involvement of allied health students in the Department. To accomplish these goals, the Vice Chair coordinates the varied teaching activities of the Department and ensures that the Department provides the best training possible for learners of all levels. The efforts are directed at, but not limited to: 1.Supervising and directing educational programming, as well as external funding initiatives pertaining to teaching. 2.Collaborating with the Director of Leadership and Professional Development to ensure effective faculty development related to teaching. 3.Working with our Family Medicine Residency Director and other partners to increase educational offerings, create new GME programs, and develop a network for the exchange of educational best practices. 4.Continuing to improve the teaching of medical students in coordination with the Department Clerkship Director and regional campus site directors. 5.Overseeing department grand rounds and other CME offerings. 6.Representing the Department at institutional education meetings. 7.Developing educational program evaluation processes and metrics for the purposes of assessment, improvement, and planning. 8.Ensuring that all educational programs meet or exceed all compliance standards and policies that govern them, including regulatory and accreditation requirement.
Consideration will be given to board-certified MD/DO or PhD for a full-time position. Position is a twelve-month, open rank, open tenure faculty position. Salary and rank commensurate with experience and qualifications. Experience as a residency or fellowship program director preferred.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Department: Family & Community Medicine
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Consideration will be given to board-certified MD/DO or PhD for a full-time position. Position is a twelve-month, open rank, open tenure faculty position. Salary and rank commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Experience as a residency or fellowship program director preferred.
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Internal Number: 8332
About University of Alabama, Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.