Ross University School of Medicine, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica in the West Indies, invites applications for Clinical Teaching Fellows in the Department of Clinical Medicine to start on May 1st for our St. Kitts location. You must be an RUSM graduate in order to apply. Our mission is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians in the United States. Basic science coursework is taught in Dominica and students then complete their clinical studies in the United States. After passing all prerequisite examinations, Ross graduates are licensed to practice medicine in all 50 states of the U.S. Ross University School of Medicine is a division of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE:ATGE)
Education is the primary focus of the faculty. The academic year is divided into three semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester. Lectures and other educational responsibilities continue throughout the year. Effective teachers are sought, particularly individuals who are interested in improving medical education and who work well on a team. Research opportunities exist, primarily in the area of medical education.
We are currently seeking applicants to start in May 2018 and continue through April 2019. Applicants will be Clinical Teaching Fellows in the Department of Clinical Medicine and will be required to facilitate small group learning sessions teaching physical examination skills, medical interviewing skills, medical simulation and case-based clinical reasoning. Instructors are also assigned extended hours duties during pre-examination periods in order to coach students during skills practice sessions and are expected to proctor practical examinations. Grading of patient encounter documentation is also expected as is performance of other duties, projects and tasks as requested by the department Chair. Opportunities exist to assist with curriculum development and medical education research. Instructors report to the Chair of the Department of Clinical Medicine and are directly supervised by the Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Medicine.
Must have the M.D. degree from Ross University School of Medicine GPA must be above 3.0 or candidate must submit a letter of reference.
You must have received graduation clearance from the Office of the Registrar.
Applicants must have completely finished clinical rotations and electives and have passed USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK and Step 2 CS.
A final diploma will be provided to the Chair of the Department of Clinical Medicine verifying you have met all graduation requirements.
Candidates will be selected based on their record of academic achievement and at least one phone interview with the Department of Clinical Medicine Chair & Vice Chair.
Please include the following with your application:
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.