• Clinical Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Location US-Remote | US-FL-Miramar
    Job ID
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Employment Type
    Regular Part-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), one of the largest accredited medical schools training physicians in North America, is seeking a part-time remote physician skilled clinical educator to serve as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  The Chairperson provides guidance and oversight of an aligned, integrated, and uniform educational experience in Obstretrics and Gynecology for medical students across 19 of clinical sites. The Chairperson is the senior academic and administrative officer for clinical faculty in surgery distributed among 19 hospitals throughout the United States.  


    This is a part time position, up to .50 FTE. The Chair of a medical specialty is the chief academic and administrative officer for the clinical faculty of the specialty throughout the United States.  The Chair is responsible for ensuring academic excellence in the assigned discipline. The Chair oversees activities related to the discipline as well as the integration of the discipline with the other sciences. The Chair provides guidance and oversight of a well- integrated medical program in the specialty across affiliates. The chair  supervises the associated Clerkship Director to ensure assessment of clinical competency of students within the area of specialty and to serve as a respected representative of RUSM at meetings and conferences.


    • Reviews and approves any changes to the department’s program
    • Works closely with the site Directors of Medical Education to assure adherence to curricular expectations.
    • Utilizes the RUSM Clinical Site Visit report guidelines, provides timely summary reports and makes recommendations based on site visits. The Chair provides feedback and recommendations to correct deficiencies
    • Ensures the academic department is in compliance with current developments in medicine as they will be reflected in the USMLE Step 2 examinations
    • Serves on appropriate bodies to assure accreditations are maintained
    • Identifies faculty at affiliated sites for appointment and promotion
    • Establishes and updates Clinical program guidelines consistent with the discipline, LCME and other board standards
    • Supports the implementation of policies and procedures to enhance the educational program.
    • Participates on RUSM committees
    • Participates in program evaluations and assessments to assure appropriate outcomes are achieved for the specialty.
    • In coordination with the Director of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness, assists in the development and rollout of training and development programs and faculty orientation. Assesses the impact on academic personnel.
    • Remains current on developments in the field, research, and best practices. Researches emerging industry trends, new technologies, concepts and techniques and works with the appropriate personnel to integrate these items into the department goals.
    • Promotes the use of technology
    • Serves as a mentor for the professional development of RUSM students. 

    Completes other projects and duties as assignedKey Relationships:


    Reports to RUSM Assistant Dean, Clinical Sciences



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The minimum requirements for the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position are listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • M.D. or equivalent terminal medical degree from an accredited US, Canadian, or UK school of medicine
    • Active license to practice medicine in the US, Canada, or UK
    • Minimum of five years of experience teaching at a post-secondary level
    • Eligible for rank of Associate Professor or Professor in accordance with RUSM Faculty Appointment and Promotion Guidelines
    • Demonstrated record of achievement in medical administration within a hospital, clinic, medical school, clinical practice, or health setting
    • Experience advising students for the NRMP match preferred
    • Knowledge of post-secondary academic models
    • Knowledge of medical advancements in the specialty
    • Knowledge of accreditation standards
    • Knowledge of negotiation and mediation
    • Working knowledge of current e-tools available in education
    • Must be able to meet domestic and international requirements for travel to and from the United States


    RUSM is an EEO employer M/F/D/V. RUSM maintains a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment testing for the use of illegal substances.



    Dr. William F. Owen, Jr., MD, FACP is the new Dean and Chancellor of RUSM. A globally experienced academic health system leader, he is focused on the continued transformation of RUSM to a forge for pedagogical innovation to create a medically competent and socially aware physician workforce. 


    Mission: RUSM’s mission is to prepare highly motivated students to become effective and successful physicians. The RUSM focus is to impart knowledge, skills, and values required for students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician. RUSM proudly fulfills a social mission by educating doctors who practice primary care, work in medically underserved areas and are more representative overall of the communities in which they serve.


    RUSM is a major educational component of the Adtalem Global Education (formerly known as DeVry Education Group). Since 1931, Adtalem Global Education empowers its students to achieve their educational and career goals. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Education of Brazil, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.


    Adtalem Global Education has recently re-organized into three organizational and operational verticals with the following areas of focus: Medical and Healthcare, Business Technology, and Professional Education. RUSM is a prominent member of the Medical and Healthcare vertical. The leaders of each of these verticals reports directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Adtalem Global Education, Lisa Wardell.


    The culture of Adtalem Global Education is best described in the TEACH Values:

    • Teamwork

    We put the team first, appreciate diverse points of view, assume positive intent, collaborate and communicate openly.

    • Energy

    We move quickly, learn from mistakes, build positive spirit and always look for a better way.


    • Accountability

    We take ownership and initiative, demonstrate courage as we speak up, and act with integrity in all that we do.

    • Community

    We operate with a shared sense of responsibility and purpose, and enrich colleagues, students and the broader community we serve.

    • Heart

    We serve students and each other with passion, respect and care.

    Additional information about RUSM and Adtalem can be found here:




    Who We Are

    Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 12,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Bridgetown, Barbados before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.


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