Job Type: Faculty Job Description: Primary responsibilities in clinical medical education in the Department of Curriculum and Integrated Learning, with expectations to author and deliver curriculum to learners
The Assistant Dean will be responsible for all of the educational programs at the KCU - COM CMEI (KC) and Simulation Center (Joplin), directing curricular activities to achieve the vision of becoming a nationally recognized multi-site, interprofessional simulation program.
Develop simulation-based educational experiences based on best practices, to include various means of simulation (e.g., computer simulation, virtual and augmented reality, high-fidelity simulation, standardized patient encounters)
Work with existing faculty and staff to develop integrated simulation-based educational encounters, experiences, and assessments
Innovative leader in experiential learning and patient simulation, to include planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating multi-disciplinary simulation-based learning and assessment across the continuum of health professions education in conjunction with developing a medical education research program that assesses the effectiveness of experiential learning and patient simulation on clinical outcomes.
Evaluation of high, medium, and low fidelity simulators for training in clinical procedures; development and evaluation of self-directed simulation-based training programs; virtual reality simulation for clinical practice, impact of simulation-based training on clinical skills and patient safety outcomes, and validation of simulation-based assessment tools to measure clinician's knowledge, procedural, and communication skills.
Engage with 3rd year clinical clerkship directors to develop & implement curriculum for core clerkships (experience in distance education preferred)
Develop asynchronous educational modules and assignments
Evaluate resources (texts, websites, etc.) on an annual basis
Identify strategies to deliver OMT integration in core clerkships
Create new and standardize existing IPE opportunities
In collaboration with the department of Clinical Education, review and update syllabi for year 3 core clerkships and selectives and syllabi for year 4 required and elective clerkships
Analyze outcomes based on core rotation, rotation site
Develop and analyze student performance and outcomes
Exam data (COMAT)
Year 3 Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA)
In collaboration with the Dept. of Clinical Education, collect and evaluate student driven feedback (student rotation evaluations, focus group feedback, etc.)
Aid in the integration of COM curriculum (pre-clinical into clinical)
Develop measures to assess EPAs and AOA Core Competencies
Participate in MSPE/Match advising
Participate in committees (Curriculum, Student Progress)
Successful candidates will combine insights from the learning, cognitive, engineering, and computer science approaches to working with multidisciplinary teams of colleagues to improve the effectiveness of clinical simulation in enhancing practitioner learning, health care quality, operational efficiency, and learning at all levels.
DO or MD from an accredited institution
3-5 years of experience in curriculum design and clinical education using simulation-based education
Rank of Associate Professor
Demonstrated ability to develop, assess, and analyze student outcomes
Equal Opportunity Employer
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Internal Number: R-0001029
About Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB)
For nearly 100 years, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences has been committed to a primary purpose – the education and training of caring, compassionate osteopathic physicians. Today, that purpose has grown to include training students in bioethics and biomedical sciences. At KCU, we: - Provide the second-largest number of physicians in Missouri and Kansas - Alleviate physician workforce shortages nationally, with 58 percent of our more than 7,100 practicing alumni in primary care specialties - Deliver much-needed medical care in underserved areas, with 19 percent of alumni practicing in rural care nationwideLearn more at www.kcumb.edu.