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 Surgery. The Chairperson provides guidance and oversight of an aligned, integrated, and uniform educational experience in surgery 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. The successful candidate is responsible for ensuring academic excellence and high student performance in surgery by driving instructional excellence among the surgery faculty at the clinical sites. The Chairperson is expected to establish, monitor, and as necessary refresh key performance indicators for students and faculty in surgery. The Chairperson will serves as the respected spokesperson for RUSM’s Department of Surgery among internal and external stakeholders. Because this is 0.5 full-time equivalent position, the successful candidate can work remotely.
Reports to RUSM Assistant Dean, Clinical Sciences
To perform this job successfully, each essential duty must be performed satisfactorily. The minimum requirements for the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position are listed below. Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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:
We put the team first, appreciate diverse points of view, assume positive intent, collaborate and communicate openly.
We move quickly, learn from mistakes, build positive spirit and always look for a better way.
We take ownership and initiative, demonstrate courage as we speak up, and act with integrity in all that we do.
We operate with a shared sense of responsibility and purpose, and enrich colleagues, students and the broader community we serve.
We serve students and each other with passion, respect and care.
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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.