Job Title: Learning Community Facilitator - Medical Student Advisor (Clin. Prof.-Medical Series)
Job ID: 22168
Location: CUNY School of Medicine
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
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The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY), is the only medical school in the City University of New York system. Our innovative curriculum allows students to complete both their undergraduate Bachelor of Science (BS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees in seven years. CSOM will graduate its first MD class in 2020. CSOM also has a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies (PA). Our mission is to provide access to medical education to talented youth from social, ethnic and racial backgrounds historically underrepresented in medicine and to develop health professionals committed to practicing in under-served communities with a special emphasis on primary care. As a growing school, our philanthropic areas of growth will be in student scholarships and support to our educational and research missions.
CSOM is seeking a Medical Clinical Professor to serve in a non-tenure track position as Medical Student Advisor and Learning Community Facilitator. This position will report directly to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.
Core duties include but are not limited to:
Serve as co-course director for the required New Student Seminar course (NSS100) that orients new students to the college and to preparation for a career in medicine.
Serve as co-course director for a subsequent longitudinal student seminar course called Professional Foundations, which will run through the first five years of the program.
Teach as a facilitator in small group sessions for multiple courses including Practice of Medicine, Fundamentals and in the Organ Systems curriculum.
Develop and conduct informational seminars and workshops (such as using the AAMC Careers in Medicine Program) for students to support academic, professional and personal growth including career opportunities and residency choice.
Teach multiple advising groups and assist in the creation of "advising communities" in the first 3 years of the 7-year program in collaboration with faculty who volunteer to advise the undergraduate students.
Teach multiple advising groups in the medical school portion years 4-7 of the 7-year BS/MD continuum. Meet regularly with students in one-on-one advising sessions regarding medical careers, USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 preparation, residency choice and preparing for life after medical school.
In conjunction with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, will meet individually with students and prepare the MSPE for students entering the Residency Match Program during year 7.
Serve on various college, medical school and university committees to give input relevant to the role of Medical Student Advisor.
Individuals appointed as clinical professors â€" medical series are experienced practitioners or teachers in their professions or fields of expertise. The responsibilities of the position include teaching (including, in some cases, clinical instruction), and may include research. Clinical professors - medical series are full-time, non-tenure track positions.
Applicants must have MD, PhD or EdD and experience in teaching and advising medical students and/or residents from a wide range of cultures, and academic backgrounds.
Applicants should also have demonstrated commitment to building and promoting equitable, diverse and inclusive academic environments and must be willing to contribute to the CSOMâ€™s diversity and inclusion goals.
A demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural and structural competence in a learning environment.
Excellent communication (verbal and written) and people skills as well as excellent presentation skills - diversity
Knowledge of and ability to utilize advising practices and principles that inclusively and equitably serve a diverse student population in a variety of settings.
Experience teaching in large and small group settings
Must have demonstrated satisfactory qualities of personality and character, a record of achievements in his/her profession or field of expertise, and a willingness to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds for the good of the institution.
Knowledge of learning strategies, inclusive pedagogy, and experience coaching at risk students.
Knowledge of medical school and residency requirements regarding curriculum requirement, personal attributes and professional experiences (research, leadership, etc.).
Familiarity with MSPE letters and the ERAS match process for residency.
Familiarity with the LCME accreditation process.
Experience in managing a range of student affair issues.
Experience in supporting student academic success, particularly for members of underrepresented groups.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.
Open until filled, with resume review to begin on January 31, 2021.
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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 22168
About CUNY School of Medicine
There is a continuing shortage of primary care physicians in this country, creating an urgent need for more family practitioners, general internists, pediatricians and obstetricians/gynecologists in many communities. The shortage of African-American, Hispanic, Native Americans and other underrepresented medical professionals in inner-city areas is particularly acute. Thus, recruiting and training a diverse workforce that represents the diversity of the patients being served in such communities is of utmost importance and ensures health equity across the continuum of care. Over forty years ago, CUNY and City College decided to make a difference by developing the most unique physician and physician assistant training programs in the nation – The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. Since its founding in 1973, The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, now known as the CUNY School of Medicine/Sophie Davis Biomedical Education Program continues its original mission to recruit underrepresented populations into medicine, increased medical services in underserved areas, and increased the availability of primary care physicians and physician assistants that reflect the divers...ity of our surrounding communities. This mission is currently served with an 85% enrollment rate of students from backgrounds that are Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM; e.g., African American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American), greatly exceeding the current U.S. medical school average of 43%. The CUNY School of Medicine encompasses an innovative accelerated BS/MD program that combines a Bachelor of Science degree and an M.D. degree in seven years and a 28-month Physician Assistant Program that leads to a Masters degree in P.A. Studies and eligibility to take the physician assistant national certification examination (PANCE).
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