MEDD 448 Site Director, VFMP

The Vancouver Fraser Medical Program (VFMP) at The University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of MEDD 448 Site Director, VFMP. This role will require a time commitment of 0.10 FTE, equivalent to one-half (1/2) 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 September 1, 2020, 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 to facilitate the planning, implementation and evaluation of the MEDD 448 Transition into Postgraduate Education and Practice Course at the VFMP. They will be expected to work collaboratively with administration to achieve TIPP objectives and to ensure a consistent student experience across all sites.

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. Amil Shah
Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver Fraser
c/o Jun Li
Subject line: MEDD 448 Site Director, VFMP

Review of applications will begin July 27, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2020.