By joining the team that is designing and implementing the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, you will have the opportunity of a lifetime to create a medical school that will educate physicians for the 21st century and beyond and be a catalyst for change in medical education. This position will be working as a part of an extremely dynamic team of professionals supporting all aspects of the School of Medicine and the creation of the infrastructure, process, and procedures for the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. The team works from an interdependent model of practice and we are looking for someone who thrives in a highly challenging role within a high functioning team-based environment.
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will offer more than a conventional medical education. It will provide students with the unique opportunity to be taught by the physicians of Kaiser Permanente and immersed in one the nation’s highest-performing health care organizations. Students will gain critical knowledge and real-world experience and benefit from unprecedented access to Kaiser Permanente's people, data and technology. This unparalleled approach, plus our deep commitment to resilience, well-being, and inclusion will create a culture where physicians are better prepared to face the health challenges of the future, while helping the nation’s diverse communities thrive. Learn more about the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine at schoolofmedicine.kp.org.
Design, implementation, delivery and evaluation of the KPSOM program for faculty engagement in medical education. Reporting directly to both the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and the Associate Dean for Assessment and Evaluation.
Design and monitor a system for continual identification of didactic and clinical faculty development needs based on the educational role of faculty members.
Support didactic and clinical faculty members in their growth as educators and the educational program as a whole through the design and/or delivery of faculty development workshops, online offerings, and individualized coaching.
Develop faculty engagement programs for educators with attention to equity, inclusion and diversity, and to community engagement.
Partner with the Office of Faculty Affairs to identify and implement strategies to foster communities of practice among faculty.
Partner with the Office of Medical Education and department Chairs to provide leadership in curriculum-related initiatives, including reporting on emerging trends in medical education.
Develop and oversee website content outlining the overall program of faculty educator development (or engagement) and provide direct access to KPSOM online resources to educators.
Contribute to KPSOM newsletter and other communications.
Oversee a program of faculty development for coaching of students to support competency-based progression of learning.
Develop and oversee the maintenance of a comprehensive database of faculty development offerings and participation for use in program evaluation, faculty evaluation, and accreditation.
Support Deans, department Chairs, Academic and Community Affairs, and human resources staff in efforts for on-boarding and retaining highly effective instructional faculty members.
Partner with SCPMG around providing and monitoring resident participation in activities to prepare and support them in their roles in instruction and assessment of medical students.
Partner with the Office of Faculty Affairs around new faculty orientation and onboarding.
Develop strategies to ensure that all new faculty are aware of the services and resources related to their roles as educators.
Inform decisions regarding strategic use of external resources to develop individual faculty roles as educators.
Collaborate with department Chairs and the Office of Academic and Community Affairs in the development of faculty educator recognition initiatives.
Represent KPSOM at appropriate venues outside the campus to promote, market, and enhance the visibility of KPSOM.
Partner with the Office of Faculty Affairs to support faculty in areas of scholarship related to teaching and learning.
Partner with SCPMG to leverage the use of CME and other professional education credits to reward and optimize use of KPSOM faculty development offerings.
Collaborate in the design and implementation of program evaluation of KPSOM faculty development.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum of a Master's degree in medical education, adult learning, adult education or closely related field such as training and development, organizational development, or human resource development.
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Knowledge of current efforts and best practices in faculty development to support innovative curricula.
Evidence of excellence in teaching, with depth of pedagogical content knowledge using adult learning principles and practices.
Excellent writing, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for teaching and facilitation in both small and large group settings.
Ability to work collaboratively with variety of stakeholders, including project staff, administration and faculty from a variety of disciplines.
Ability to manage complex tasks/projects in a timely manner with a high degree of quality and to mobilize relationships and resources in a collaborative, collegial manner.
An entrepreneurial spirit, creative energy, and sense of humor.
Experience in faculty development to support core clinical education skills, including direct observation, feedback and coaching, and assessment.
Experience with LCME accreditation.
Experience with faculty development in coaching.
Experience with faculty development for professional and organizational development (time management, resilience, professionalism and leadership/organizational skills.
A terminal degree such as Ed.D., Ph.D, or M.D. is preferred. An experienced physician-educator with significant postgraduate training in medical education will be considered
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About Kaiser Permanente (School of Medicine)
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will offer more than a conventional medical education. It will provide students with the unique opportunity to be taught by the physicians of Kaiser Permanente as part of one of the nation’s highest-performing health care organizations. You’ll find support from your colleagues, who exemplify our commitment to champion equity, inclusion, and diversity in all aspects of our work. You’ll be a role model of professional excellence, integrity, and personal well-being for our medical students. Our school is located in sunny Pasadena, California.Our employees receive competitive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for professional development, growth and enrichment.