Clinical Experiences Integration Co-Lead

The Undergraduate Medical Education Office at The University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Clinical Experiences Integration Co-Lead. This role will require a time commitment of 0.10 FTE, equivalent to ½ (0.50) day per week, for a three year term, and is expected to be filled by a candidate internal to the Faculty. The anticipated start date is October 1, 2019, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) Program is comprised of four geographically distinct sites: Island Medical Program (IMP), Northern Medical Program (NMP), Southern Medical Program (SMP), and Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program (VFMP). There are 288 seats for incoming students each year, with 192 attending VFMP. The distributed medical program aims to increase rural and Indigenous students seeking medical careers, while also allowing students to complete their training in rural and underserved communities.

The successful candidate will provide leadership for the integration, coordination and quality of clinical experiences curriculum and delivery across all years of the Undergraduate Medical Education Program, ensuring that Clinical Experiences Curriculum is of high quality, is aligned with UGME program exit competencies and course objectives, and meets relevant Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) accreditation standards. This position will also be required to Chair the provincial Clinical Skills Team meetings.

The successful candidate must possess an MD and be Royal College or CFPC certified (or equivalent). They will have experience and excellence as a teacher, experience in curriculum development and delivery, familiarity with CACMS accreditation standards, and proven skills in collaborative and administrative leadership. The ideal candidate currently holds, or is eligible to hold, an academic or clinical faculty appointment at the University of British Columbia.

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

Dr. Cheryl Holmes
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education
c/o Selina Kohl
Email: ugme.coord@ubc.ca
Subject line: Clinical Experiences Integration Co-Lead

Review of applications will begin September 16, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is October 1, 2019.