Director of Medical Student Programs & Clerkship Director
The University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine (SoM), Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Medical Student Programs for the UW DEM. Successful applicants will be board certified in Emergency Medicine, highly motivated, academically focused, and have previous graduate or undergraduate medical education experience as faculty. Emergency medicine is a required rotation for the UW SoM students and has consistently been rated among the highest of all required rotations. Students rotate within the UW Medicine emergency departments as well as at specified sites throughout the WWAMI (WA, WY, AK, MT, ID) region. In addition to this required EM clerkship, the DEM Student Programs supports a very active Emergency Medicine Interest Group, an Emergency Medicine Scholars Program, a pre-clinical Introduction to Emergency Medicine elective, and a pre-clinical preceptor program. This position will serve as Clerkship Director, provide oversight for all student program activities, and provide strategic leadership at the UW SoM as the departmental representative on multiple schoolwide committees pertaining to the curriculum and student experiences. Our department boasts a large cohort of dedicated clinician-educators as well as a nationally known fellowship in Medical Education Research. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a talented and vibrant faculty with great expertise and devotion to medical education.
The UW SoM, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) and the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) offer excellent, wide ranging and unique opportunities for medical student education. Faculty have access to a range of exceptional opportunities for academic growth, including collaboration with the UW Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education (BIME), the Center for Leadership in Medical Education (CLIME), the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH). Full-time faculty must have a M.D. or terminal degree in the field or foreign equivalent. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Full-time faculty may be recruited at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor commensurate with experience.
This faculty will work in the emergency departments of HMC, which is the only Level I Trauma Center for a 4-state region and sees approximately 66,000 patients per year, and the UWMC, a tertiary/quaternary medical center with an ED volume of approximately 30,000 patients per year.
The UW SoM is a regional medical school across WA, WY, AK, MT, and ID - the WWAMI states and is recognized for its excellence in clinical training, for its world-class research initiatives, and for its commitment to community service.
The UW and the Department of Emergency Medicine is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. We seek candidates who demonstrate commitment to social justice, diversity, equity and inclusiveness. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
If you are interested in joining the leadership team of a world-class Emergency Medicine Education program at the highly acclaimed UW SoM please send your CV as well as a cover letter outlining your career goals and interests. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds, experience, or interests align with our goals of fostering a diverse and inclusive community and welcome candidates to include a brief statement in their cover letter. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org on behalf of Susan Stern, MD; Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine; Harborview Medical Center; 325 9th Avenue; Box 359702; Seattle, WA 98104-2499 (email@example.com).
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