Quinnipiac University (QU) has initiated a nationwide search for a Senior Associate Dean of Education for the Frank H. Netter, MD, School of Medicine. This is a unique opportunity for a medical education leader who understands the current state of medical education and appreciates the need to transform it to meet the needs of today's patients, students, faculty, and community of physicians/providers. This leader will work as a key member of a group of academic executives in an extraordinary new medical school designed to offer much more than a conventional medical education.
Senior Associate Dean for Education reports to the Dean of the School of Medicine and is responsible for providing overall leadership and oversight of the educational program leading to the M.D. degree of the School of Medicine, and all graduate medical education programs sponsored by the School of Medicine. In this capacity, the Senior Associate Dean for Education, working with the Dean and the Director of Finance shall obtain and allocate required resources for the programs, so as to ensure their programmatic quality, maintain appropriate accreditation, be responsive to the needs of the students and faculty, and attentive to the health care needs of the region, nation, and world.
Undergraduate Medical education:
Support the faculty in the ongoing development and implementation of the educational program leading to the M.D. degree, ensuring it meets the mission of the school, and occurs in a learning environment that emphasizes student-centered learning, professionalism, and inclusivity.
Oversee and have overall responsibility for the undergraduate medical education program and ensure that it meets the LCME standards and elements related to medical education.
Serve as chair of the Council on Curriculum Oversite.
Appoint and supervise faculty to serve in leadership roles (e.g., course and clerkship directors) for ongoing development and implementation of the educational program leading to the M.D. degree.
Continually assess the relevance and quality of the educational program leading to the M.D. degree in light of the needs of the learners, as well as the needs of the regional, national, and world health care systems.
Assess the operational needs of the educational program leading to the M.D. degree and develop an appropriate annual budget.
Oversee and have overall authority for the School of Medicine's CQI processes as they apply to the educational program leading to the M.D. degree and related LCME accreditation standards and requirements.
Graduate Medical Education:
Oversee and have overall responsibility for the graduate medical education programs sponsored by the School of Medicine at affiliated hospitals to ensure they meet all ACGME and RRC requirements.
Appoint faculty for leadership roles (e.g., residency program directors, DIO) in the graduate medical education programs sponsored by the School of Medicine.
Oversee and have overall responsibility for the School of Medicine's CQI processes as they apply to the Graduate Medical Education programs and ACGME and RRC accreditation standards and requirements.
Assist all reporting individuals (e.g., course and clerkship director, residency program directors, etc.) in the execution of their respective duties as necessary and appropriate.
Review the performance of all reporting individuals on an annual basis.
Recommend to the Dean any staffing requests for reporting offices and units
Oversee the Office of Medical Education and Office of Assessment
Assure the timely completion of all education-related reports and surveys of the reporting programs to required University, local, regional and national offices and organizations.
Participate in strategic planning activities of the School of Medicine.
Work collaboratively with the Associate Deans for Student Affairs, Admissions and Faculty Development.
Work collaboratively with the Senior Associate Dean for Strategic Relationships to identify and secure and retain high quality clinical placement sites.
Serve as a member of the Dean's Cabinet.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.
Outstanding health sciences credentials, including MD, MD/PhD, PhD, or equivalent degree.
Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with both experience and achievement.
Quinnipiac is committed to diversity and inclusion in its faculty leaders and seeks to develop a pool of candidates as rich in diversity as in talent.