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Assistant dean for graduate medical education position open

Mar. 28, 2013

Position Summary: The assistant dean for graduate medical education will work closely with, and report to, the associate dean for graduate medical education (GME). This is a part-time position.

The assistant dean will develop, implement, and assess programs and services to meet the strategic goals of the Office of Graduate Medical Education and achieve high quality outcomes for IUSM residency and fellowship programs. The assistant dean will design and implement various professional development activities for faculty and staff to support the leaders of the 82 ACGME and 54 non-ACGME accredited IUSM GME programs, thereby assisting them in meeting their goals as well as internal and external benchmarks for excellence. 

The assistant dean will work closely with IUSM hospital system affiliates to accomplish mutual goals for excellence in GME.

Responsibilities include:

  • With the associate dean for GME, provide leadership for the IUSM Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC).
  • With the associate dean for GME, provide leadership in developing annual goals for GME, with specific attention to implementation of the ACGME’s NAS New Accreditation System across all of the IUSM programs.
  • Assist the associate dean in the launch of the new ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) and participate in the CLER GMEC Sub-committee.   
  • Analyze data and develop appropriate GME responses to address the results of the annual ACGME faculty survey.  
  • Use a scholarly approach to the development and evaluation of programs.  
  • Collaborate with other IUSM educational affairs units strategic planning processes, to enhance and promote mutual advantages across the continuum of medical education.

Qualifications: The person selected for this position must be a doctoral-level IUSM faculty member, M.D. or PhD. The assistant dean should have previously demonstrated excellence as a clinician as well as leadership experience, including in GME settings. 

Attributes should include the ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholder groups, collaborate with others to develop and implement effective programs that meet internal and external metrics related to excellence in teaching and learning, and evaluate and disseminate outcomes associated with the work of the GME office.  

At IUSM, Graduate Medical Education is encountering its most significant national transition regarding NAS, CLER, and its outcomes. Therefore, the individual who has a passion for launching new ideas and leading change will be highly successful in this position. 

This appointment will be part-time and will require a 0.20 FTE commitment. Interested applicants should send letter of interest and CV to Linda Bratcher, Director of Graduate Medical Education, Fesler Hall 224 or via email at lbratche@iu.edu by April 12.

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