In collaboration with Course Directors, candidate will be responsible for coordinating and providing teaching contact hours in the Behavioral, Social and Populations Health Science (BSPH) curriculum of the Integrative Practice of Medicine (IPM) courses and to assure the integration of current approaches to Health System Sciences across an interdisciplinary faculty. Candidate must demonstrate potential to translate health systems topics to clinically relevant application for medical students, and how these issues impact direct patient care, drive change within the healthcare system, and become the platform needed for advocacy. In addition, candidate will be responsible for conducting research on the implementation of Behavioral, Social and Populations Health Science and other Health Systems Sciences within a medical school curriculum.
The candidate is expected to work with physician small group clinical faculty to help integrate behavioral, social and population health topics into weekly clinical case scenarios and medical student mentoring by physician leaders.
Additional consideration would be given to candidates with backgrounds in bio-statistics and background in assessment methodologies of medical student performance.
Coordination of IPMBSPH lecture series and content to include orientation of multi-disciplinary lecturers to IPM mission; in collaboration with instructional designer maintain curricular database to provide evidence of content delivery and alignment with course objects and quality of course content.
Teaches content relevant to the Behavioral, Social and Populations Health curriculum within IPM relevant to applicant's academic training. Potential curricular threads include, Behavioral Health, Communication Skills, Ethics, Professionalism, Health Policy and Advocacy, Population Health Management, Epidemiology/Biostatistics.
Facilitate small group clinical faculty application of Health System Science topics within weekly group discussion through participation in faculty development.
Conducts research on Health Systems Science applications within medical school curricula, including developing system for assessment of medical school student performance on Behavioral, Social and Populations Health themes. Oversees medical student research in these areas as appropriate
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Doctoral degree with a background related to Health Systems Sciences to include but not limited to Clinical/ Health Psychology, Population Health, Healthcare Value/High Value Care, Healthcare policy, Health Systems Improvement, Public Health, Sociology, or related field.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 81604
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