The Residency Director will be responsible for the development, implementation and initial accreditation of a new competitive family medicine residency program. The overall goal for is to ensure that residents receive excellent training and education and that the standards of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and Residency Review Committee (RRC) are achieved. The Residency Program Director will work together with the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Residency Program Committee in achieving the goals and objectives of the program: Prepare the Residency Review Committee Family Medicine (RRC-FM) Program Information Form(s) for initial and subsequent accreditation purposes; maintain the Family Medicine program in full accreditation; meet all of the requirements put forth in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Family Medicine Program requirements for program directors. Develop curriculum that emphasizes family medicine principles that includes appropriate balance between the disciplines of medicine, surgery, pediatrics, and behavioral science and ancillary health science disciplines; evaluate the overall residency training program on a regular basis to ensure an optimal educational experience for each resident. Develop, initiate, coordinate and administer policies, procedures, and activities that are compatible with accreditation and institutional requirements and policies; prepare appropriate job descriptions for residency faculty and support staff. Develop and implement policies and maintain a successful recruitment and selection program for residents and faculty. Perform evaluations of residents; design and implement remedial interventions; review performance and provide feedback; oversee orientation of new residents; and establish training schedules for each resident.
Regionally accredited medical degree; Board Certified in Family Medicine; and academic credentials appropriate for faculty appointment with the College of Medicine and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. A minimum of five years of experience as a Family Medicine administrator or in an equivalent clinical or medical education management position; knowledge of and commitment to the unique mission of CDU; working knowledge of general CDU University and the Family Medicine Department policy and procedures, and AAMC standards for student affairs officers; strong interpersonal skills and mature judgment sufficient to ensure efficient collaboration and liaison with diverse constituencies at all functional levels; ability to motivate, train and supervise others effectively; ability to work on multiple projects and tasks concurrently while tracking and meeting deadlines; strong communication and program assessment abilities, with demonstrated verbal, presentation and facilitation skills. The ideal candidate is an experienced leader who is committed to academic excellence and can provide a vision to program faculty and staff for the establishment of a new residency program.
Open until filled
Commensurate with experience
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