The newly established Division of Geriatrics, Palliative and Primary Care (GPPC) brings together a diverse group of researchers, educators, and clinicians with several common goals. These include providing complex primary care, specialized health care for older adults, and improving quality of life and symptom management for our patients. The division is united in the mission of patient care and has enthusiastically accepted and embraced teaching and leadership roles. For more information, visit our website.
The Division of Geriatric, Palliative, and Primary Care is seeking a trained internal medicine physician with vast knowledge and experience in global health, addiction medicine, and health equity to support educational efforts within the Department of Medicine in the University of Minnesota Medical School. The position will collaborate with faculty in the Department of Medicine to support education efforts.
Directly engage with students to support their successful achievement of the learning objectives.
Provide timely and actionable feedback about students’ performance and suggest modifications to improve their results.
Adapt to new instructional techniques to adhere to evidence-based best practices
Collaborate with the instructional designers to design assessments to confirm achievement of each objective and monitor maintenance across the curricular phases.
Review assessment results to identify areas for improvement in content selection, session design, and instructional strategy.
Collaborate with faculty, students, and the curriculum leadership team to continuously improve the curriculum for the achievement of its objectives.
Integrate efforts into the strategic plans across the medical school.
Serve on faculty governance committees to set policy and shape the curriculum to support universal achievement of graduation competencies.
Collaboration across the UME continuum on both campuses
Work collaboratively to pursue scholarly work related to course innovations.
Be a strong advocate, coach, guide and mentor for medical students.
Help students formulate personal, appropriate academic and career objectives.
Additionally, this position will regularly partner with other Centers/Institutes on student education activities.
We offer a competitive salary, excellent fringe benefits, and an intellectually stimulating environment. Access to weekly Department of Medicine conferences, such as Grand Rounds and Morbidity and Mortality, enhances the experience for students, trainees, and faculty alike.
--Board eligibility or board certification in Internal Medicine or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics.
–Significant expertise in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion and global health
–Ability to participate in educational and clinical pursuits relevant to work which intersects with other medical specialties including pediatrics and behavioral health.
--Demonstrated excellence in patient care.
--Demonstrated enthusiasm for medical education and strong teaching skills.
--Must have or be able to attain a medical license in the state of MN.
–Applicants must have the ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.
–Experience with Medical School partners in supporting educational pursuits
-Advanced training in General Internal Medicine or practice experience is highly desirable.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.