Site Education Lead (Burnaby Hospital), Undergraduate Medical Education

The Undergraduate Medical Education Office at The University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Site Education Lead (Burnaby Hospital), Undergraduate Medical Education. 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 January 1, 2019, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The Undergraduate Medical Education 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 academic and administrative leadership for the UBC undergraduate medical program at the Burnaby Hospital, a Clinical Academic Campus. The Site Education Lead oversees the planning and organization of medical students’ learning, including Years 1/2 clinical experiences (clinical skills and family practice), Year 3 clerkship rotations, and Year 4 elective. The Site Education Lead will co-ordinate with local faculty development associate(s) to promote creation of new learning opportunities for students, teaching enrollment in general, and best practices for clinical teaching both in the hospital and at out-patient clinics and offices. .

The successful candidate will be an experienced clinician with profile and credibility at the Burnaby Hospital, have knowledge of the UGME Program with experience in clinical teaching, and have excellent leadership planning, organizational, and problem solving skills. The ideal candidate currently holds, or is eligible to hold, a clinical faculty appointment at the University of British Columbia.

A full position description is available on request.

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 Ms. Trish Campbell
Subject line: Site Education Lead (BGH), Undergraduate Medical Education

Review of applications will begin November 19, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is January 1, 2019.