Faculty Lead, Accreditation – MD Undergraduate Program

The MD Undergraduate Program in the Faculty of Medicine (FoM) at The University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Faculty Lead, Accreditation. This position will be responsible for leading all required accreditation preparation and follow-up activities for the next full accreditation visit. Working with program, curriculum and department leadership, the Faculty Lead, Accreditation will monitor compliance with existing Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) standards, and prepare the program for compliance with new and emerging standards. The Faculty Lead, Accreditation will be the Faculty’s internal point person and external liaison with CACMS/LCME on matters relating to accreditation.

The Faculty Lead, Accreditation will be a faculty member with a commitment to the accreditation process. This role requires a time commitment of 0.30 FTE, equivalent to 1 ½ days 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 September 1, 2019, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage the follow-up specified by CACMS/LCME limited site survey visit, oversee the implementation of related recommendations, and identify and mitigate risks. The successful candidate will be expected to be a member of the Undergraduate Medical Education Committee (UGMEC) and attend meetings of the UGMEC subcommittees and site meetings to review evaluation and other supporting data for each standard/element and to identify potential areas of concern, monitor trends, and aggregate data.

The ideal candidate will have a MD and/or PhD. Knowledge of UBC FoM undergraduate medical education an asset, demonstrated commitment to continuous quality improvement in medical education, experience in the clinical and/or academic setting, with profile and credibility with colleagues preferred. Administrative experience with advanced organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and superior writing skills is required. The successful candidate must hold, or be eligible to hold, a UBC faculty appointment.

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

Dr. Roger Wong
Executive Associate Dean, Education
c/o Sunny Pao
Subject line: Faculty Lead, Accreditation

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