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Associate Dean for Students

Position Description

The Associate Dean for Students (ADS) provides leadership in the design, implementation, and continuous improvement of initiatives to ensure the academic success, personal well-being, community building, and informed career choices of our talented medical students.

The ADS reports to the Vice Dean for Education in the School of Medicine and serves as an essential member of the Vice Dean’s leadership team. The ADS functions as a collaborative colleague with the Associate Dean for Admissions, the Associate Dean for Curriculum, and the Associate Dean for Competency Assessment and Professional Standards as well as the directors of the Joint Medical Program, the Medical Scientist Training Program, the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Program, and the Program for Medical Education for the Urban Underserved for issues related to student wellbeing and success. The ADS oversees a staff of educational professionals and academic counselors who work collaboratively with students and faculty to support the collective student life experience. In addition, the ADS is responsible for oversight of the Advisory College Mentors, the Advisor for Diverse Students, the Student Well Being Program, and the Director of Medical Student Disability Services

The ADS is expected to use evidence-based strategies in his/her work and to contribute to the national conversation on professional identity formation, student wellness, mentoring and advising, and career counseling.

This is a 0.90 FTE position, funded through the Office of Medical Education.

Personal Qualifications

We seek a physician leader with the capacity to inspire, support, and encourage students, and to design and implement the systems needed to ensure that all of our students master the competencies needed to advance science and provide the highest quality, most patient centered care. S/he must enthusiastically and expertly advance our culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This leader will be expected to demonstrate or develop expertise in the curriculum of the School of Medicine, the developmental challenges facing our diverse community of students during this intensely formative period of their lives, the School’s role in the National Residency Matching Program, and the legal and regulatory environment in which medical education operates.  The work of the ADS is done with and through others and thus, the successful candidate must be able to engage and empower School of Medicine faculty and staff as well as UCSF campus staff and leaders to advance our collective work and to ensure a positive environment for all. Essential skills include creative problem solving and the ability to work within systems.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  1. An MD degree;
  2. Experience in undergraduate medical education with documented effectiveness as a teacher and/or mentor of medical students;
  3. Demonstrated commitment to advancing the culture and climate of diversity and inclusion at UCSF;
  4. Demonstrated experience as an effective leader;
  5. Earned the rank of associate or full professor.

The official start date for this 0.90 FTE position is July 1, 2016.  The Office of Medical Education will provide 0.30 support for the chosen candidate between March 1 and July 1, 2016, for development and onboarding.

The Deadline for Applications for this position is November 2, 2015.

Interested faculty are encouraged to apply by uploading their CV and completing the Qualtrics Application located here:

Accreditation Manager- Analyst IV

Position Description

The Accreditation Manager reports to the Director of Graduate Medical Education and serves as a key member of the School of Medicine Dean’s Office and OGME. The Accreditation Manager manages operations related to accreditation of the sponsoring institution (UCSF School of Medicine) and its approximately 90 ACGME-accredited and ABMS-accredited residency and fellowship programs.

The Manager plays a key role in designing, implementing, and maintaining systems for ensuring the full and continued accreditation of the sponsoring institution and ACGME/ABMS-accredited residency and clinical fellowship programs; serves as a liaison and consultant to departments and programs with regard to interpretation and execution of accreditation requirements and processes; manages systems for monitoring and tracking institutional and program policies, curriculum, duty hours, affiliation agreements, program letters of agreement, trainees, etc; coordinates program reviews, RC site visits, and institutional reviews; produces program review reports and institutional review document; manages the Graduate Medical Education Committee; and monitors and tracks accreditation documents and correspondence between the ACGME, GMEC, ABMS, and DIO. The individual monitors and tracks the accreditation activities of the sponsoring institution and programs to ensure strict compliance with the ACGME Institutional Requirements, Common Program Requirements, and program-specific Review Committee (RC) Program Requirements. The Accreditation Manager analyzes and presents complex program and institutional data for continuous quality improvement of programs and the institution.

Read more/apply at the UCSF HR Careers website - Job Req no. 43194BR

Resident and Fellow Affairs Manager

Position Description

The Resident and Fellow Affairs Manager reports to the Director of Graduate Medical Education and is a key member of the GME team. He/she provides substantive expertise and procedural program support to the Associate Dean, Director of GME, GME team, and the faculty member who serves as Director of Resident and Fellows Affairs. The Manager of Resident and Fellow Affairs is a resource and advocate for the residents, clinical fellows, program coordinators/administrators, and program directors. Responsibilities include coordinating housestaff appointments/credentialing for 1,500 residents and clinical fellows as well as several hundred short-term visitors and affiliates each year; working with the Director of Resident and Fellow Affairs to coordinate the Resident and Fellow Affairs Committee; developing and communicating GME process and policy information to program coordinators/administrators; coordinating trainee training module and flu shot completion and compliance annually; and representing resident and clinical fellow interests to various committees and departments within UCSF as well as the California Medical Board and other external organizations.

Read more/apply at the UCSF HR Careers website - Job Req no. 43195BR

Standardized Patient Recruiter and Trainer

Reporting to the UCSF Kanbar Simulation Center Director of Operations, the Standardized Patient Trainer is responsible for the recruitment, scheduling and training of standardized patients to advance the academic goals of the health schools at UCSF. This position prepares standardized patients to assess, evaluate and provide feedback to medical students in clinical skills based on curricular goals. The position involves teaching, training and coaching SPs.

Read more/apply at the UCSF HR Careers website - Job Req no. 43877BR