Site Education Lead, Undergraduate Medical Education, Burnaby Hospital

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 0.20 FTE (approximately one day per week) position for a three (3) year term with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory review.

The Burnaby Hospital Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) Site Education Lead provides academic and administrative leadership for the UBC undergraduate medical program at Burnaby Hospital by facilitating and supporting the development of the Burnaby Hospital site as an Academic Regional Centre. 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 shares responsibility with the Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver-Fraser to ensure that they meet relevant Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) accreditation standards.

This position is located within a health-care facility. Therefore, this position requires successful verification of full vaccination against Covid-19 provided prior to the start date, as required by the provincial health mandate.

The Site Education Lead reports to the Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver-Fraser. The incumbent will work closely with the Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, VFMP, and also with the Year 3 Director and Year 4 Elective Director. The Site Education Lead liaises with the Associate Dean, Fraser, in the planning for the academic and clinical development of the undergraduate medical program at Fraser.

The successful candidate will hold an MD and will be an experienced clinician with profile and credibility at Burnaby 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 inquire at the email address below. A letter of application, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and names of two references should be directed to:

Dr. Cary Cuncic
Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver Fraser
c/o Nishant Gondhalekar
Email: vfmprad.admin@ubc.ca
With subject line: Site Education Lead, Undergraduate Medical Education, Burnaby Hospital

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2022 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.