• Clinical Teaching Fellow - Los Angeles

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) invites applications from recent RUSM graduates for a Clinical Teaching Fellow position at California Hospital Medical Center.


    Education and mentorship are the primary responsibilities of the Junior Faculty position. Based on program needs, these and other responsibilities continue throughout the year. The mission of RUSM is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians in the United States.


    We are currently seeking applicants to start in May 2018 and continue through May 2019.The position is subject to satisfactory performance as determined by the CHMC Medical Director(s) and RUSM Associate Dean of Academic and Student Operations and may not to exceed one year of employment.


    • Mentorship of an assigned cohort of 3rd year medical students (approx. 48 students) and 4th year clerkships. Mentorship will include educational and career guidance through direct didactic instruction or by referral to the appropriate resources. Clinical Teaching Fellows will be able and available to answer student questions about their 3rd year clerkships as well as answer questions in regards to structure and content. Junior faculty will attend all educational sessions.
    • Teaching duties will include activities on:
      • Conducting a head to toe physical exam (PE)
      • Facilitating and debriefing of high fidelity simulation cases
      • Demonstrating clinical skills such as intubation, suturing and IV access techniques
      • Examination (summative and formative) of PE and clinical skills (via OSCE)
    • Assist CHMC faculty and staff in all other areas of the curriculum and other activities as assigned. These areas include, but are not limited to:
      • Test question design
      • Proctoring exams
      • Providing guidance on history-taking, write-ups, SOAP notes, PowerPoint presentations
      • Participating in grading process as directed
      • Taking and tracking attendance
      • Reviewing patient logs
      • Monitoring student professionalism and participation in small group activities
      • Other activities as assigned.
    • Candidates are required to attend training sessions and become skilled in teaching and evaluating student performance in various required aspects
    • Candidates are expected to be available Monday through Sunday as needed, some evenings included. Time off for residency interviews must be coordinated in advance and be approved by the CHMC program director.


    • Must be a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine.
    • Must have met qualifications for an M.D. degree
    • Satisfactory or better grade in  Internal Medicine Foundations
    • Satisfactory or better grades in all subsequent activities undertaken as RUSM student, including satisfactory or better performance on NBME qualifying exams.
    • Excellent communication skills in English.
    • Strong teaching skills and experience, or evidence of potential.
    • Desire for self-improvement
    • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team.

    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

    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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