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The primary focus of the Deputy Physician in Chief, Education and Faculty Affairs will be to develop a coordinated institutional effort across all educational programs and address global issues that challenge faculty (with burnout, health equity, diversity & inclusion, and support for promotions as examples). Education is an integral part of Memorial Sloan Ketterings (MSK) core mission. Education programs of excellence focus on clinical trainees primarily through the Graduate Medical Education Program (GME), as well as continuing medical education (CME) for medical staff.
The DPIC will have the independence to prioritize the development and/or enhancement of institutional educational programs and optimize resources for trainees and medical staff (mental health support, resilience training, faculty development support, etc.). The goals are to support faculty across their career trajectory at MSK and to adapt clinical education programs to the changing landscape of clinical cancer care and survivorship in collaboration with clinical departments.
The primary responsibilities of the Deputy Physician in Chief, Education and Faculty Affairs include:
Establish and facilitate clinical education priorities
Building programs for, and providing mentorship for clinical trainees and medical staff
Leading programs for faculty development and professional growth and ensuring orientation for all new faculty
Fostering the recruitment and retention of qualified trainees and developing networks between the Center and medical schools to create a pipeline for trainees and faculty
Committing to the development of and support of diversity initiatives
Oversee the Graduate Medical Education, Continuing Medical Education and Faculty Development Programs
Supporting faculty development and inclusion in joint programs with SKI
The successful candidate will be a physician with strong academic credentials and experience in clinical education and/or faculty development. They will be passionate and personally driven to develop and enhance effective and efficient clinical education programs as well as developing programs to support faculty development. In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following:
Collaboration and Influencing:
Eager to partner with the broader MSKCC community to establish a multidisciplinary, coordinated framework for clinical education as well as a coordinated effort to support faculty development and career satisfaction
Able to communicate and collaborate across different internal and external teams and stakeholders to influence and ensure support for initiatives
Encourages others to share the spotlight and celebrate successes.
Demonstrated ability to drive improvement and aligning a team in a new and organized.
Particularly skilled at creating energy and commitment of others to engage in the change process, addressing concerns, and maintaining commitment through completion.
Adept at instilling confidence in and commitment from the extended team, and senior leadership.
A 'getting things done' mindset - a proven executor with the ability to manage multiple efforts simultaneously
Comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty; the ability to adapt nimbly and lead others, through complex situations.
An ability to balance the desire/need for broad change with an understanding of how much change the organization is capable of handling, creating realistic goals that are achievable and successful.
An ability to persevere in the face of challenges and exhibit a steadfast resolve and commitment to higher standards, which commands respect from followers.
An ability to outline transparent metrics for success and measure output with adjustments and course corrections as needed
A leader who is viewed by others as having a high degree of integrity and credibility in their approach to making decisions.
An ability to act in a transparent and consistent manner while always taking into account what is best for the organization.
Leading by example and driving the organization's performance with an attitude of continuous improvement by being open to feedback and self-improvement.
Internal Number: 2020-46307
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