Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education
University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Internal Number: 368806
Department Name: 7H002:OFFICE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications for senior associate dean for medical student education. Applicants should have a vision for the future of medical education in academic health systems. This vision should include innovation and collaboration that benefits medical students across all regional campuses, including oversight of admissions, curriculum, student assessment, student affairs, scholarly concentrations, and faculty development with respect to student education.
Description: Overseer of the daily operations of the Office of Medical Education (OME). Ensures that education and medical student services are aligned and well supported across all campuses, including:
Oversee the staff and budget of the OME.
Advocate for additional personnel and resources, when appropriate.
Creation, review, and dissemination of medical education policies and procedures.
Nurture the maturation of the regional campuses to ensure equivalence in all aspects of the medical educational program.
Make quarterly visits to the three campuses with appropriate OME staff to facilitate effective communication with the students, staff, and academic and clinical partners.
Advocate for and recruit groups of end-users to provide input into the design and outfitting of specific educational space for the new College of Medicine building.
Mentor the career development of the assistant and associate deans.
Direct supervision of the associate dean for curriculum and assessment in their activities, including:
Development and continuous quality improvement of a well-coordinated medical student curriculum across all campuses, working with faculty and the Medical Student Curriculum Committee.
Oversight of the comprehensive assessment system of medical student achievement including written examinations, performance-based evaluations, clinical skills evaluations, and clinical simulations.
Oversight of the scholarly concentration programs (i.e. global health, clinical/translational research, and bioethics/clinical ethics, etc.) and curricular threads (i.e. health systems and health disparities topics woven through all four years of the curriculum).
Provision of comprehensive faculty development in educational skills programs across all campuses.
Direct supervision of the associate dean for student affairs in their activities, including:
Provision of excellent student support programs, including academic and personal counseling, student success, the community-focused
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.