• Fellow for The Institute for Research and Clinical Strategy - Far Rockaway

    Location US-Far Rockaway
    Job ID
    Adtalem Global Education
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    The Patient Safety Fellows assist in providing students with simulation experience and added skills in the clinical setting. Students learn to apply their medical knowledge and competencies in a clinical context. Offered in Far Rockaway, NY; Pontiac, MI; Los Angeles, CA; Southfield, MI, students in clinical clerkships are learning through an interactive simulation and standardized patient care component and a bedside direct patient-care component. We teach third and fourth year medical students. Orientation will be the week of April 30th in your designated hospital (Far Rockaway, NY; Pontiac, MI; Los Angeles, CA; Southfield, MI) and all Patient Safety Fellows are expected to start on May 7, 2018.


    We are currently seeking applicants to start in May 2018 and continue through May 2019. Responsibilities include assisting program faculty and staff in all areas of instruction, administration and other activities as assigned. These areas include, but are not limited to, test question design, proctoring exams, instructing students on Physical Examination techniques, providing guidance on history-taking, write-ups, SOAP notes, simulation, skills lab, participating in grading process as directed. Candidates are expected to be in the office Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm and available Monday through Sunday as needed, evenings included.



    • Assist with instruction: teach OSCE/standardized patient formative and summative exercises, simulation and skills lab sessions, provide guidance on history-taking, write-ups, SOAP notes, design test questions and proctor exams
    • Assist in grading process as directed
    • Assist with other instructional activities, as assigned by Program Director, Senior Faculty and Program Manager
    • Available Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, as well as some evenings and weekends
    • Attend training sessions to become skilled in participating in evaluating student performance
    • Attend small group sessions with assigned group of students.
    • Serve as mentors to a cohort of students, maintaining close communication with each student and providing guidance in all aspects of their performance, including visits to clinical sites
    • Weekend travel for mock CS examinations or information seminars, as needed


    • Must be a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine
    • Must have an M.D. degree and completed all clinical rotations
    • Must have graduated within twelve months prior to the start date of the position
    • Must have obtained a passing score on first attempt on all three USMLE examinations (Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS)
    • Satisfactory (or better) grade in 5th semester, preferably, to have been undertaken in the Miami program
    • Satisfactory (or better) grades in all subsequent activities undertaken as RUSM student, including performance on NBME qualifying exams
    • Strong teaching skills and experience; or evidence of potential
    • Must work well on a team and show flexibility
    • Excellent communication skills in English
    • Desire for self-improvement

    Please include the following with your application:

    • Student ID #
    • Current Phone Number
    • List of other Teaching Fellow positions to which you have applied
    • Current location or residence
    • Location of clinical clerkships
    • Available start date

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.


    Who We Are

    Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM)

    Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has more than 11,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and beyond. The mission of Ross University School of Medicine is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. We do this by focusing on imparting the knowledge, skills, and values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician.


    RUSM students begin their journey to become physicians on the school’s campus in Dominica, located in the West Indies. Students complete a rigorous basic science curriculum, supported by cutting-edge instructional technology, including an anatomy and medical imaging laboratory and a simulation center where students begin to develop clinical skills. Students then complete their medical education by taking core and elective clinical rotations in U.S., Canada, and UK.

    In 2013, RUSM achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).In 2014, RUSM graduates earned more than 800 residency positions; the largest number for any medical school in the world.


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