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Associate Dean for Medical Education Providence, RI

Brown University, The Warren Alpert Medical School (AMS) invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Medical Education. Brown is a leading education and research university distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Since granting its first Doctor of Medicine degrees in 1975, AMS has been a national leader in medical education and biomedical research. Housed within the Division of Biology and Medicine at Brown University, AMS now resides in one of the finest facilities of its kind in the country and in the immediate vicinity of its eight affiliated institutions that serve one and half million people of diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic status.

The Medical School aims to train diverse individuals who will work together to lead locally and internationally renowned transformative and socially responsible medical education, research, clinical care, and advocacy. The goal is to inspire and cultivate physician scholars and leaders who positively impact the health of people and society.

Reporting to Allan Tunkel, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, the Associate Dean supervises the Assistant Deans for Medical Education for Years 1 and 2, the Director of the Doctoring Program, and the Office of Medical Education’s support staff. The Associate Dean has direct responsibility over the clerkship and post-clerkship phases of the curriculum and partners closely with Department Chairs, Clerkships Directors, and Course Directors to improve the effectiveness of all courses and ensure that clerkships provide educational strategies and student assessment that address the Medical School’s foundational Nine Abilities.

The successful candidate will possess an exemplary track record of medical educational leadership and a firm grasp of the emerging challenges and opportunities in medical education and patient care. The Associate Dean must be an experienced and committed manager, teacher, and collaborator who furthers Brown’s history of and commitment to innovation in medical education.

Amy Segal is leading this search with Claire Hennessey and Jane McInerney.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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