Site Education Lead, Undergraduate Medical Education

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia is pleased to invite applications for the position of Site Education Lead, Undergraduate Medical Education. This is a 0.30 FTE (1.5 day per week) position for a three (3) year term with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory review, and is expected to be filled by a candidate internal to the Faculty. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2022, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, in collaboration with the Provincial Government, is committed to training the health professionals of the future. The Surrey Memorial Hospital Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) Site Education Lead provides academic and administrative leadership for the UBC undergraduate medical program at Surrey Memorial Hospital. The Site Education Lead oversees the planning, organization and implementation of medical students’ learning, including Years 1/2 clinical experiences (clinical skills and family practice), Year 3 clerkship rotations, and Year 4 electives.

The Site Education Lead, Undergraduate Medical Education reports to the Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver-Fraser. They will work closely with the Assistant Dean, Fraser, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, VFMP, and also with the Year 3 Director and Year 4 Elective Director.

The successful candidate will hold an MD and will be an experienced clinician with profile and credibility at Surrey Memorial Hospital. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the Undergraduate Medical Education program with experience in clinical teaching. The successful candidate will possess excellent leadership, planning, organizational and problem solving skills. Applicants must have a current UBC academic or clinical faculty appointment.

A detailed job description is available in the Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) office for those who wish to review it. Please enquire at the email address below.

A letter of application, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and names of three references should be directed to:

Dr. Cary Cuncic
Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver Fraser
c/o Stephanie Chu
With subject line: Site Education Lead, Undergraduate Medical Education


Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is January 1, 2022 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.