Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is conducting a national search for a Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer (SADCA/CMO). Reporting to the President & Dean, the SADCA/CMO will direct, articulate and execute the established vision, mission, and strategies of the institution. This role works closely with Hospital Partners, the Veterans Administration and executive leadership teams, to build upon strategic priorities to address current and future needs.
The SADCA/CMO will be motivated to continually develop and drive strategies that focus on improving health outcomes while having shared oversight of clinical fiscal matters with the intent to enhance revenue streams. Leveraging system-wide capabilities within the Accountable Care Organizations and other clinical networks, this creative leader will lead activities partnering with system-wide and community physician leaders to improve efficiencies and outcomes using disease management, population management, and evidence-based care programs. The ideal candidate for the SADCA/CMO position will have a reputation for being a thought leader and will have a track record of innovation, impact (achievement) of measurable goals, and demonstrated clinical competence, including scholarly activity. This person will lead and deliver trailblazing initiatives, drive dynamic discussions and challenge paradigms, and deliver required performance expectations. The goal is to provide breakthrough medical and clinical solutions that contribute to MSM’s growth strategy.
The SADCA/CMO will drive change in a patient-centered, social mission-driven, system-oriented environment. He/She must embody MSM’s mission, embrace its vision and must lead through respect, integrity, wisdom, humility and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will provide leadership, direction, and oversight of faculty processes related to recruitment, appointment, retention, evaluation for promotion and for tenure, sabbatical and professional development leave, and faculty recognition. The SADCA/CMO will work closely with Clinical Chairs and Office of Faculty Affairs and Development. He/She will strengthen MSM's commitment to a culture of transparent decision-making, professional accountability and shared success.
About Morehouse School of Medicine: Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), located in Atlanta, Georgia, was founded in 1976 and, in 1981, became an independently chartered institution. MSM is among the nation’s leading educators of primary care physicians and was recently recognized as the top institution among U.S. medical schools for its social mission. The mission of MSM is leading the creation and advancement of health equity. MSM employs more than 350 faculty members, many of whom are internationally recognized in their field. MSM awards Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Medical Sciences, Master of Science in Biomedical Research, Master of Science in Clinical Research, Master of Science in Biomedical Technology, and Master of Science in Neuroscience degrees. The majority of MSM’s more than 1,400 alumni choose to honor the mission by serving communities located in rural areas and inner cities. MSM’s research stature and reputation have grown exponentially over the last decade, fueled in large part by significant investments in our research infrastructure with funding from the NIH, HRSA, the Georgia Cancer Coalition, and others. Potential candidates are encouraged to visit www.msm.edu for more information and to review strategic planning documents, found online at www.msm.edu/StrategicPlan/index.php.
Send applications (curriculum vitae and detailed cover letter), nominations, and inquiries to the email address below. For priority consideration, please apply by January 9, 2019.
Josh Ward, PhD, MPhil and Bernard Godley, MD, PhD, MBA
Academic Health Center Practice, Korn Ferry
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.