Faculty Lead, Clinical Decision Making

The Undergraduate Medical Education Office at The University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Faculty Lead, Clinical Decision Making. This role will require a time commitment of 0.20 FTE, equivalent to one (1) 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 December 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 be expected to provide leadership for the integration, coordination, and quality of the Clinical Decision Making (CDM) curriculum and delivery across all years of the Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) Program by ensuring that the CDM 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

The successful candidate will have an MD and be Royal College or CFPC certified, or equivalent. They must have experience and excellence as a teacher, experience in curriculum development and delivery, familiarity with CACMS accreditation standards, knowledge of the UBC MD Undergraduate Program and curriculum, administrative experience, excellent organizational and time management skills, collaborative leadership skills, the ability to work effectively with various stakeholders, and excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaborative negotiation skills. They must currently 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:

Adrian Yee
Director of Curriculum
c/o Selina Kohl
email: ugme.coord@ubc.ca
Subject line: Faculty Lead, Clinical Decision Making

Review of applications will begin November 25, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is December 1, 2019.