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Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education (Non-Tenure/Non-Tenure Track), AD-0602-00 (GME)

Position Deleted on 2/08/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bethesda, MD
Executive - Deans - Medicine
Application Due:
Full Time
$147,561.00 to $221,342.00 USD Per Year
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is the Nation's federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. The USUHS serves the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service, and consultation, and uniquely relates these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness.

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), F. Herbert School of Medicine (SOM), Office of the Dean, invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education. The Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME) reports to the Dean, SOM, and serves as the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for all graduate medical education occurring under the sponsorship of the National Capital Consortium (NCC).

Duties: The incumbent will serve as the Associate Dean, GME, and as such is responsible for the management, oversight, and administration of the GME. The incumbent will be responsible for providing consultation and assistance on GME programs, policies, procedures, and activities to the Dean, SOM, President, USUHS, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (ASD(HA)), and organizations throughout the Department of Defense (DoD).

The incumbent serves as the Executive Director for the National Capital Consortium (NCC) and directs the development, review, revision, and evaluation of GME programs sponsored by the NCC. Serves as the DIO for the NCC in its relation to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and other accrediting bodies. Defines the role of the USUHS, SOM, in relationship to the NCC; ensures compliance with ACGME (as well as other accrediting bodies) institutional standards; monitors and ensures program standards are met; participates in and ensures compliance with due process procedures; identifies and defines resource requirements and implements plans and/or programs to obtain the necessary resources; develops and implements programs for the professional development of GME faculty. Provides oversight and support for Allied Health programs sponsored by the NCC. Works closely with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaborative education and research efforts with an emphasis on programs jointly sponsored and/or populated by members of both institutions.

Additional responsibilities include assisting the Dean, SOM, in the development of short and long-range plans for academic programs to include determination of required resources for budget, personnel, and space. Determining the operational budgetary requirements of the GME including those for personnel and materials and develops and supports the justification of such. Formulates, manages, and maintains department budget in accordance with budget policies and resources allocated.

The successful candidate will define the role of USUHS with regard to other GME programs within DoD, to include appropriate support agreements or memoranda of understanding, faculty development, and collaborative research. Monitor and assess those aspects of GME that relate to the teaching of USUHS medical and graduate students and accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and the Middle States Association (MSA). Provide consultation and assistance to DoD (ASD(HA)) on all aspects of GME as requested, (e.g., GME policy for DoD, academic career tracks for physicians, military relevant GME curricula, selection of program directors, and monitoring of academic and scientific accomplishments of GME programs within the DoD). Develop and conduct research programs related to GME at USUHS and within DoD (e.g., direct and indirect cost of GME) and military programs compared to military physicians who graduate from civilian programs.

Qualification Requirements: The incumbent must bring to this position a minimum of a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree, appropriate specialty board certification, and state medical licensure.

The position requires: substantial experience in medical school teaching, education administration, personnel management, resource management, and research and development; a minimum of 10 years' of experience as a program director of an accredited GME program and/or as a DIO; expertise and experience as reflected by a significant number of scientific publications in critically reviews biomedical science journals as appropriate to his/her specialty or scientific training, research, and educational interest, and membership in medical or scientific organizations appropriate to his/her investigative interest; analytical skill in evaluating and developing organizational policies, programs, and objectives; and exceptional written and oral communications skills to provide presentations in a public forum as well as the ability to develop consensus decisions.

The following experience/knowledge are highly desirable: experience and/or knowledge of the DOD Military Health System (MHS) and experience with military graduate medical education programs involving all four uniformed services; knowledge of GME accreditation processes (to include the new accreditation system) and the requirements of other NCC accrediting organizations; experience with Allied Health including administrative oversight; participation on one or more Institutional Review Boards; prior or current service on a Residency Review Committee; service on medical school committees; and knowledge of medical applications of electronic data processing.

Assignment to the administrative position of Associate Dean, GME is without tenure. This position is in the non-tenure/non-tenure track. The assignment as Associate Dean, GME, is for a five-year term and may be renewed with no limit on the number of renewals. Assignment as Associate Dean is not a continuous appointment and as such the incumbent serves at the pleasure of his or her immediate supervisor(s) and may be relieved as Associate Dean at any time.

The incumbent of this position may also hold a USUHS faculty appointment and may perform faculty responsibilities such as teaching, research, and/or patient care as an integral part of their faculty responsibilities. In this case, the incumbent must be academically qualified for a faculty appointment at the specified academic rank.

If the incumbent performs patient care responsibilities, this position will be subject to random drug testing under the USUHS Drug-Free Workplace Program and the incumbent will be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing requirements.

Selected candidate will be subject to a security background investigation for employment. If the selectee is unable to meet the requirements of a security background investigation, the tentative offer of employment will be rescinded. If employment has started, the selectee may be discharged.

Instruction to Candidates: Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae and the names of five individuals who can be contacted to provide references to:
USUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
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