Assistant/Associate Dean Program Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 179160
This newly developed role will report to the Executive Vice Dean and will provide services across the medical education continuum including faculty affairs. The Assistant/Associate Dean for Program Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) will oversee the program development, data collection and analysis to inform and support the improvement of our educational programs along the educational continuum including our faculty and resident development programs. In addition, this role will work closely with other units and individual faculty to promote the scholarship of education across New Jersey Medical School. The successful candidate will be appointed at a faculty rank commensurate with experience and consistent with RBHS guidelines for appointments and promotions.
Specific responsibilities include:
Oversee all aspects of evaluation of the medical education program, including planning, data collection, compilation/ analysis and interpretation as well as activities related to preparation and dissemination of program evaluation data reports.
Lead efforts to optimize the survey and assessment systems for evaluation of 1) individual curricular elements and 2) the overall educational programs, for continuous quality improvement of the curriculum and to monitor the impact of curricular changes.
Collaborate with members of the leadership team to support the development of a comprehensive learner assessment system that will allow for evaluation of learner outcomes along the full extent of the MD-degree program curriculum.
Direct the continuous monitoring process for compliance with all twelve LCME accreditation standards; serve as a core member of the LCME preparation team.
Lead efforts with appropriate individuals/groups to develop and implement plans that address any identified areas of potential non-compliance with LCME accreditation standards.
Serve as a member of the professional development team, working to promote and expand medical education scholarship. As appropriate, apply for and work with other units to apply for grants to support educational scholarship, present work nationally, and publish scholarship that advances education.
Actively participate in curriculum, student affairs, admissions, and faculty meetings as needed and requested by the Executive Vice Dean.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. or Ed.D. is required with focus in educational or psychological measurement preferred. M.D. candidates with relevant experience will also be strongly considered and will be expected to maintain a level of clinical engagement in their respective specialty.
Previous experience in evaluation is required, preferably in academic/medical institutions.
Depending on the relevant experience, individual may qualify for the position of Associate Dean.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 20 lbs.
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