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Vice Chair of Family Medical Education- School of Medicine F68180


Vice Chair of Family Medical Education- School of Medicine F68180

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  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23224
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
VCU Department of Family Medicine & Population Health is recruiting for a Vice-Chair of Medical Education (Vice-Chair of Med Ed). As a dual clinical faculty member, you will hold an appointment with both Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and MCV Physicians (MCVP), which is the faculty practice plan of VCU Health.

Department mission and goal:
The VCU Department of Family Medicine and Population Health seeks to be a leader in helping the people of Virginia and beyond achieve improved access to health care, improved health equity, and improved health outcomes. Our vision is a world where all people are able to live healthier and happier lives through access to the best, most appropriate primary care and public health services that are grounded in the science of both family medicine and epidemiology.

Clinical responsibilities:
  • Provide the highest quality of patient care as a Family Medicine Physician.
  • Commit to serving communities of underserved patients, providing full-spectrum outpatient primary care from newborn to geriatric patients.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for patients and prepare appropriate treatment plans as necessary.
  • Administer comprehensive wellness exams, referring patients to other providers for specialized treatment if necessary.
  • Treat a wide range of medical issues, caring for the whole patient, including mental and emotional concerns.

Educational Leadership responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the management and administration of the department’s Family Medicine medical education team across the domains of teaching, service, and scholarship.
  • Serve as the primary departmental advocate for educational program funding, development, and improvement across the full spectrum of our medical education to include pipeline, UME, GME, and faculty development.
  • Advise the Department Chair on educational priorities, funding needs, clinician-educator recruitment, and infrastructure support for educational programs.
  • Be an active participant in the Department’s research and scholarship programs, including serving as a mentor and co-author for faculty with specific interests in medical education scholarship.
  • Ensure oversight so that all education programs meet and exceed compliance standards and policies, including accreditation standards and fostering trainee safety/well-being.

Requirements include:
  • At least 5 years of experience practicing clinically as a Family Medicine Physician.
  • Be licensed to practice clinically in the Commonwealth of Virginia or the ability to obtain a license.
  • Experience appropriate for appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher.
  • The applicant must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with medical education innovation and/or the development of new medical education programming.
  • A history of providing care to underserved populations across multiple settings.

Learn more about our Medical Education Programs here: https://familymedicine.vcu.edu/education-programs/

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion - an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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