SOMA - Regional Director of Medical Education, Assistant/Associate Professor 0.2 FTE at ATSU

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Visalia, California

Job Description:

The School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (SOMA) at A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking a part-time Regional Director of Medical Education to facilitate student rotations at the Family HealthCare Network in Visalia, California. This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, Assessments and Outcomes, GME.

General Job Purpose:

  • Facilitate small group sessions and medical skills sessions
  • Deliver curriculum
  • Monitor student progress and perform student evaluations and advisement sessions
  • Work with ATSU-SOMA Course Directors
  • Attend faculty development sessions and community partner conference calls
  • Use technology to promote student leaning and distance education
  • Facilitate student rotations in CHC and affiliated hospitals and clinics
  • Assist students in developing and implementing community-based projects
  • Mentor students regarding policies, standards and career planning
  • Seek out potential ATSU Hometown Scholar candidates in CHC community
  • Assist ATSU-SOMA with Clery Act compliance at CHC site

Major Job Duties:
  • Mentor students regarding policies, standards, and career planning
  • Facilitate small group sessions and medical skills sessions in the classroom
  • Facilitate monthly Grand Rounds
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress
  • Conduct regular student advisement sessions
  • Develop and coordinate core and elective clinical rotation opportunities
  • Facilitate hospital and clinic affiliations
  • Oversee curricular content delivery
  • Attend faculty development sessions and receive updates
  • Use technology to promote student learning and distance education
  • Facilitate community-based projects and Epidemiology-Biostatistics classroom sessions
  • Facilitate and supervise exam proctoring as needed
  • Return to the Mesa campus on an annual basis to receive faculty development updates
  • Participate in graduation ceremonies

Job Responsibilities:
  • Support and Participate in medical education research
  • Oversee delivery of curricular content from Mesa campus via distance technology
  • Deliver interactive presentations
  • Work with local and Mesa faculty and support staff toward student success
  • Facilitate “osteopathic” curricular content (instruction in osteopathic principles and techniques) using local or regional faculty


  • DO or MD degree w/specialty certification strongly desired
  • Small group facilitation (we will provide additional training)
  • Clinical practice in her/his specialty and related basic science principles
  • Clinical presentation of curriculum
  • Learner evaluation methods and tools (we will provide additional training)
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • The Regional Director of Medical Education will be working with standardized patients, human patient simulators, and other medical education technology (additional training provided).
  • Distance learning techniques and use of WebCT or similar software will be required (faculty development provided)
  • Possible distance participation on University committees
  • Willingness to learn and utilize distance learning technologies; curriculum development skills; team participation; student evaluation



Doctorate or better.


Mentoring Intermediate

Flexibility Intermediate

Self-Motivation Intermediate

Interpersonal Advanced

Instructing Intermediate

Teamwork Intermediate


5 year(s): Clinical practice experience; small group facilitation; curriculum development; working as part of a team; willingness to learn and apply new skills.
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