Pre-Clerkship Course Team Member

Charles R. Drew University
February 19, 2023
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Position Information

Posting Number 00654

Title Pre-Clerkship Course Team Member Position Number PS02191 Job Summary

Pre-clerkship Course Team Member will assist Course Director & Course Co- Director in the planning and implementation of the 12 courses that comprise the first 18 months of the pre-clerkship phase of the CDU, Medical Degree Program Curriculum. In addition to the individual course for which they are supporting, the Team Member will participate collectively in COM curriculum planning activities as the Pre-clerkship Course Directors Working Group, which will operate as a subcommittee of the Education Program Curriculum Committee (EPCC).

Essential Duties

Essential Duties:

  • Assist in the Organization of a team of faculty and staff to produce the course as required by the EPCC.
  • Assist in the course pre-planning activities, including identification of appropriate content, and teaching faculty, identifying problem based cases for small group learning, and linkages with other pre-clerkship and longitudinal courses.
  • Provide first stage review pre-package course content that is on the market for possible inclusion as course materials and delivery mechanism
  • Help develop and present the course materials to the EPCC for approval, including overall learning objectives, syllabus and bibliography, course schedule and session-by-session learning objectives and faculty.
  • Attend curricular retreats, planning meetings, session administration and exam meetings, and any other meetings appropriate for course success.
  • Attend lectures/activities in the unit (approximately 15 hours per week for the duration of the unit, 4-6 weeks). Provide peer review for lecturing faculty as needed.
  • Contribute to, facilitate and approve all quiz and final exam questions.
  • Actively participate in the post-planning/debriefing/evaluation of the course sessions, including annual review activities.
  • Work collaboratively with the Course Director, Course Co-Director, Associate Dean for Medical Education, Assistant Dean for Medical Education, Director of Medical Education, Director of Pre-clerkship Courses and the EPCC to meet the needs of course and the EPCC. This includes collaborating with the Fundamentals of Medicine and Organ Systems Course Directors, to plan for clinical cases that align with the sessions.
  • Teaching in the unit is not required.
  • Activities may be assigned to a co-director and other faculty on the teaching team for the course.
  • Pre-clerkship Courses:

    FM 1 – Anatomy

    FM 1 – Medical Physiology

    FM 2 – Medical Genetics/Embryology/Histology

    FM 3 – Medical Biochemistry/Microbiology

    FM 4 – Medical Immunology/Microbiology

    FM 5 – Fundamentals of Medical Pharmacology/Pathology

    OS 1 – Cardiovascular/Respiratory Systems

    OS 2 – Renal/Urologic/GI Systems

    OS 3 – Musculoskeletal/Rheumatology/ Skin Systems

    OS 4 – Endocrinology/Reproductive Systems

    OS 5 – Nervous System/Behavior

    OS 6 – Ophthalmic/Otolaryngolic Systems

    OS 7 – Blood & Lymphoreticular System

    Time Commitment:

  • Immediate planning and participation (next 5 months) approximately 8 hours/week
  • Pre-course (12 weeks prior): approximately 8 hours/week
  • While course is in progress (4-6 weeks): approximately 15 hours/week
  • Post-course (rest of year): 1-3 hours per week
  • Required Qualifications

    Basic Science course directors: Must have expertise in the course content area for a basic medical science as needed for one of the 12 courses, preferably with a earned doctorate (PhD) and experience in pre-clerkship teaching in an accredited medical school

    Clinical Course Directors: Must have expertise in the course content area for a clinical science as needed for one of the 12 courses, preferably with an MD and Board Certification and experience in pre-clerkship teaching in an accredited medical school

    Minimum Requirements

  • Understanding of educational pedagogy as it relates to the clinical sciences
  • Experience developing medical school clinical courses
  • Experience managing professionals in a complex organization
  • Proven experience in management of multiple initiatives and multiple sites
  • Experience with LCME and/or other accrediting bodies
  • Experience working with diverse students or diverse populations
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A record of teaching excellence, educational leadership, and organizational talent
  • Commitment to cultural diversity and equal opportunity
  • Experience in working with and developing faculty
  • Special Requirements

  • COVID -19 Vaccination: As a health professions institution of higher education, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science seeks to protect the health and safety of the University community. Accordingly, CDU will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all University students, faculty, and staff subject to limited exceptions and exemptions. The University vaccine requirement has been implemented consistent with federal and state law related to medical exemptions for students, faculty, and staff. Requests for disability and religious accommodations from faculty and staff will be evaluated consistent with the law and University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse community.
  • FLSA Category Part Time Grade $4,500 - 7,500 annually Number of Vacancies 30

    Posting Detail Information

    EEO Statement

    Charles R. Drew University is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.

    Fair Chance Statement

    Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local “Fair Chance” laws.

    Open Date 12/07/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close date if active) Special Instructions to Applicants

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have expertise in the course content area for a basic medical and/or clinical science as needed for one of the 12 courses?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have an understanding of educational pedagogy as it relates to the clinical sciences?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience developing medical school clinical courses?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience managing professionals in a complex organization?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have proven experience in management of multiple initiatives and multiple sites?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience with LCME and/or other accrediting bodies?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience working with diverse students or diverse populations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Pre-clerkship Courses: FM 1 – Anatomy FM 1 – Medical Physiology FM 2 – Medical Genetics/Embryology/Histology FM 3 – Medical Biochemistry/Microbiology FM 4 – Medical Immunology/Microbiology FM 5 – Fundamentals of Medical Pharmacology/Pathology OS 1 – Cardiovascular/Respiratory Systems OS 2 – Renal/Urologic/GI Systems OS 3 – Musculoskeletal/Rheumatology/ Skin Systems OS 4 – Endocrinology/Reproductive Systems OS 5 – Nervous System/Behavior OS 6 – Ophthalmic/Otolaryngolic Systems OS 7 – Blood & Lymphoreticular System Which course(s) are you interested in?
  • (Open Ended Question)

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  • Resume
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  • Other Document
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