Essential Functions: Chair the Pre-Clerkship committee, which is the sub-committee of the Curriculum Management Committee, and has the delegated curriculum management responsibility over the pre-clerkship curriculum.Provide leadership and guidance to course directors.Serve on additional committees and meet regularly with course directors, faculty, students, peers and the curriculum committee to discuss the curricular issues.Coordinate the clinical curriculum of the pre-clerkship phase with the Associate Dean of Clinical Education.In coordination with the Office of Learning and Teaching, develop and implement a variety of high quality faculty development training programs in order to enhance faculty members' instructional and assessment skills.Work with the Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Career Development in order to implement Learning Communities.Collaborate with the Offices of Enrollment Management Services, Student Affairs, GME and CME in order to advance the educational mission of the Wayne State University School of Medicine.Provide leadership and day-to-day direction and coordination of the pre-clerkship medical education program including the integration of basic science, population health science, social science and clinical science curriculums.Oversee the development and implementation of a basic science curriculum that is vertically integrated into the clerkship and post clerkship curriculums. Provide oversight and management of the WSUSOM USLME STEP 1 preparation program.Provide curriculum oversight over the scheduling of the pre-clerkship curriculum including faculty recruitment, logistics, resources, and ensuring the vertical and horizontal integration of curriculum content.In conjunction with the Office of Assessment, Accreditation and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), develop and implement an educational CQI process for curriculum including the review and maintenance of curriculum using outcome data to meet/improve educational outcomes and ensure compliance with accreditation standards.
Qualifications: PhD or MD degree with at least 5 years of experience in medical student education. Demonstrated expertise in the application of curriculum development methodologies to medical education.Demonstrated leadership role in curriculum management and reform.Demonstrated ability to apply current educational theory and practice to medical education.Demonstrated use of strategic planning, key performance indicators and quality improvement to drive organizational improvement.Superb communication and effective team based collaboration skills; demonstrated flexibility and adaptability.Ability to design and work within complex systems.Understanding of the legal, regulatory, and accreditation environment in which medical education operates.
Internal Number: 76_207392
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.