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CUNY Practice of Medicine Co-Course Director (Clinical Professor - Med Series) in New York, New York

Practice of Medicine Co-Course Director (Clinical Professor - Med Series)

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CUNY School of Medicine

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The Practice of Medicine (POM) is series of clinical skills courses in the seven-year BS/MD program at the Sophie Davis Biomedical Education Program/CUNY School of Medicine. The school is searching for a physician to work as POM Co-Course director. The POM courses begin in the second year of the undergraduate program and continue until graduation. As part of service learning, students participate in a longitudinal clinical experience where they work as professionals in a clinical environment, contributing to their learning about primary care and the role it plays within the US healthcare system.

The Co-Course Director will collaborate with CUNY School of Medicine faculty to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Evaluate, and revise the curriculum, teaching, and assessment methods used for clinical skills teaching at CUNY School of Medicine in compliance with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education ("LCME") and CUNY School of Medicine guidelines.

  • Oversee curriculum reform and implementation of the CUNY School of Medicine Longitudinal Clinical Experience/ Service Learning experience.

  • Provide annual orientation/faculty development of all LCE faculty.

  • Teach relevant large and small group didactic sessions within the POM courses

  • Develop and implement remediation plans for students who are not meeting expectations or performing poorly in clinical skills courses or the Internal Medicine clerkship.

  • Teach in PBLs or TBLS in the pre-clerkship curriculum

  • Support students in step 1 preparation

  • Participation in other related CUNY School of Medicine committees (ex. Admissions, Curriculum, SAPC, Ethics, etc.).

  • Participation in medical education research and/or other scholarly activities.


Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have M.D. or D.O

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as medical school course director/ clerkship director with medical education for at least 5 years is strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and experience with curriculum development is desired.

  • Successful candidate will have an ability to combine administrative, education, and teaching responsibilities.

  • The person in this position must also possess outstanding communication and leadership skills in working with faculty members at many clinical sites.

  • The person in this position must also be willing to participate in appropriate academic and scholarly activity to further the institution's contributions to medical education.


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 CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Open until filled, with resume review to begin on September 19, 2023.


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