DIRECTOR OF INTERPROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) is seeking to hire a qualified individual for the position of Director of Interprofessional and Continuing Medical Education. Our department is committed to promoting appreciation and consideration of diversity, broadly defined, across patient care, which includes the contributions of each member of the multidisciplinary health care team. We are actively searching for an individual who will provide oversight of department initiatives centered on integration of interprofessional education within multiple facets of the department. This oversight includes educational initiatives across the spectrum of activities related to pipeline programs, undergraduate medical education (UME), graduate medical education (GME) at both residency and fellowship levels, continuing medical education (CME), and involvement of allied health students in the Department.
Specifically, this individual will be involved in leading the following efforts:
• Leading an Office of Interprofessional and Continuing Medical Education to ensure infusion of interprofessional education into all relevant departmental programs.
• Maintaining current knowledge of the latest issues and practices in interprofessional and continuing education in medicine and related fields.
• Forming partnerships with individuals and groups, both within the university and the community, to promote interprofessional and continuing education into all relevant medical student, residency, fellowship, and faculty development programs within the department.
• Assisting in application for funding of interprofessional and continuing education training initiatives.
• Facilitating a departmental culture focused on teamwork, curiosity, constant improvement, and the promotion of learning and inclusion.
Consideration will be given to board-certified MD, DO, or PhD for a full-time or part-time position. Position is a twelve-month, open rank, open tenure faculty position. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama’s largest single employer, with an economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually. UAB is consistently recognized among the top 100 universities in the world for life sciences (Academic Ranking of World Universities) and among the top 10 universities nationally for diversity (The Princeton Review). UAB was also ranked by the Times Higher Education WorldUniversity Rankings as the #1 Young University (< 50 years old) in the United States in both 2018 and 2019 and in the top 12 worldwide. UAB attracted more than $600 million in research funding in FY2019 and ranked 20th nationally in NIH research funding (~$358 million). UAB is also a leading training ground for young scientists with over 40 institutional training grants to support pre- and post-doctoral trainees.
Located in the heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is a short drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Memphis and Gulf Coast beaches. Some of the most beautiful suburbs in the United States surround the city. With its picturesque surroundings, Birmingham has been recognized as an “All American City”, one of the top ten American cities to live and work, and one of the top ten entrepreneurial and job growth hot spots in America. The combination of pleasant weather, geography, diverse culture, activities, and lifestyle make this city a wonderful place to live and raise a family. UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen to be hired. In alignment with UAB School of Medicine’s mission to reflect the diversity of our community and meet the needs of our diverse population, candidates are required as part of the application process to provide a statement that is up to one page single-spaced describing their contributions to promote diversity and inclusion.
Qualified applicants please follow this link to apply: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/9791.