Summary of Duties: The Associate Dean of Clinical Education is a physician administrator with demonstrated success in the education of medical students and the development of faculty toward their highest potential in their chosen field. She/he ensures that the educational experience encountered by each student in and around Vancouver, WA is of the highest quality possible and in compliance with the requirement of accreditation. She/he ensures that the faculty of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) associated with the Vancouver campus are properly oriented to their roles as educators. She/he directs the delivery of medical education, working with hospitals, clinics, WSU Vancouver campus, and faculty to ensure a quality education program is delivered. She/he oversees an administrative staff responsible for student and faculty support on the Vancouver campus. The Associate Dean also works with the WSU Vancouver administration to support research and scholarly work by faculty and students. She/he works closely with the Chair of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences to ensure horizontal and vertical integration as well as overall efficacy of the medical education curriculum delivered in the Vancouver region.
The Associate Dean of Clinical Education (ADCE) collaborates with the Vice Dean for Academic and Community Partnerships, the Vice Dean of Student and Faculty Experience, and the Chair of the Department of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences to achieve the mission in medical education and clinical care in Vancouver. The ADCE responsibilities include:
Collaborates with the WSU Vancouver administration, particularly the Vice Chancellors for Academic Affairs and Student Affairs
Assists in the recruitment and appointment of clinical faculty and professional administrative staff
Supports the medical school overall strategic planning process
Assists in the development of the clinical campus in Vancouver
Stays current with health care trends that impact medical education
Works with the VD, ACP to ensure that medical education programming in Vancouver meets LCME accreditation standards
Advises, and participates in, the student recruitment and admissions process in the Vancouver campus, in collaboration with the COM Admissions Committee
Oversees medical education curriculum delivery on the Vancouver campus.
Monitors student achievement and satisfaction in Vancouver, and ensures effective counseling, mentoring and remediation programs are available for students at risk
Oversees student support services in Vancouver to ensure counseling, career advising and the overall student experience is optimized
Supports faculty and staff in meeting their performance goals and objectives while continuously stretching goals to improve measurable outcomes and educational quality
Implements and oversees best practices for education of medical students, residents (where appropriate), and faculty continuing medical education
Provides input on physical plant needs for medical education on the WSU Vancouver campus and clinical sites in the Vancouver area
Conducts annual reviews for Vancouver faculty as delegated by the Chair for Medical Education & Clinical Sciences and recommends faculty for awards/rewards based on performance in leadership, content knowledge, teaching expertise, and student outcomes.
Applies continuous quality leadership principles to all responsibility areas associated with medical education administration in Vancouver.
Assists in the development of LCME and AAMC periodic reports related to student and faculty experience in Vancouver.
Models professionalism and leadership
Fosters diversity and inclusion and supports inter-professionalism
Promotes a positive work / learning environment in all Vancouver clinical settings and on the WSU Vancouver campus
Contributes to building strong relationships with ESFCOM stakeholders and constituents in Vancouver
Supports philanthropic development activities on behalf of the ESFCOM in Vancouver, as directed by the Dean
Required Qualifications: Doctor of Medicine MD, or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine DO, with Board Certification in his / her specialty. Acknowledged experience with medical education delivery and health care delivery systems. Experience managing professionals in a complex organization.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.