The Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications and nominations for Vice Chair of Education.
The Vice Chair of Education reports directly to the Department Chair and will have significant leadership responsibility to oversee all education programs in the Department. A leader in the training of exceptional physicians and physician-scientists, the department is a key provider of education for learners at all levels and is committed to training the next generation of leaders in neurological care with residency training opportunities in Adult Neurology (44 resident positions) and Pediatric Neurology (25 resident positions). Thirteen fellowships are offered.
The Vice Chair of Education will build and support a strong educational leadership pipeline, managing and collaborating with residency program directors (adult and pediatric), associate program directors, fellowship directors, and clerkship directors. The role will coordinate with other Vice Chairs to develop and direct educational programs across the department. This is a protected position with administrative support provided.
The Department of Neurology is one of the premiere neurology departments in the country. It ranks first in the nation in total NIH funding ($103 million) and is consistently ranked by both U.S. News & World Report and HealthGrades for clinical excellence. Clinical care is provided at multiple sites in the St. Louis region including Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and the Center for Advanced Medicine. The department is home to two multi-disciplinary centers; the Hope Center, which studies neurodegeneration and nerve cell death, and the Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. The Knight Center houses the internationally renowned Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) clinical trials unit, which is funded by both private industry and public funding sources and serves as a model for the use of personalized medicine in clinical trials.
An MD, DO or MD/PhD, board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), and holding, or qualified to obtain, an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Missouri are required. The Vice Chair of Education will be a faculty member in the Department of Neurology at the rank of Associate Professor or above; preferred experience includes current or past experience as a Program Director (Residency or Fellowship) or Clerkship Director. The Vice Chair must demonstrate a strong commitment to and leadership in education with excellent communication skills; the Vice Chair must be able to function at a high managerial level in a complex health care organization.
Candidates may apply online at Vice Chair of Education. To learn more about this unique opportunity, please contact:
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