Assistant Clerkship Director, Pediatrics

Job Locations US-NY-Valhalla
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The Assistant Clerkship Director ("Assistant CD") for the Department of Pediatrics for New York Medical College ("College" or "NYMC") School of Medicine ("SOM") is a vital educational administrative support role that functions in partnership with the Clerkship Director to enhance and streamline the delivery of the required clinical clerkship within Phase 2 of the M.D. Degree Program. The Assistant CD assumes a range of responsibilities including the provision of administrative support and scheduling duties; developing new curricular initiatives; participating in committee work; and aiding with the provision of feedback and student assessments. The Assistant CD shall be committed to collaborative decision-making, continuous quality improvement of the curriculum, and service oriented. The Assistant CD reports to the Clerkship Director who reports to the Phase 2 Director for the M.D. Degree Program.


Administrative Support and Scheduling:

  1. Assist in scheduling rotations, lectures, small group activities, and standardized patient sessions.
  2. Compile and calculate grades.
    1. Construct individual student formative and summative evaluations.
  3. Assist in mid-clerkship feedback and review student logs.
  4. Assist in developing content for clerkship orientations.

Committee and Curricular Initiatives:

  1. Participate in monthly student liaison committee meetings.
  2. Attend and actively participate in clerkship director meetings.
  3. Assist with the development and implementation of new curricular initiatives.
    1. Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCEs).
    2. Standardized patient encounters.
    3. On-line education experiences.

Assessment and Feedback Support:

  1. Assist the Clerkship Director in preparing the Clerkship reviews as part of required curriculum continuous quality improvement.
  2. Assist in providing feedback on student case reports.

Service Duties:

  1. Serve on relevant committees or other institutional service as requested by the Dean of UME and/or the Dean of the SOM.
  2. Other duties as identified by the Dean of the SOM.


Education requirement:

  • M.D., M.D./Ph.D., Ph.D., D.O. or equivalent degree with suitable leadership and educational experience required.
  • Advanced degree in health professions education preferred.

Licenses or certifications:

  • NYS licensure or eligibility, and board certification in area of specialization preferred.
  • Medical staff credentialling eligibility in area of specialization at clinical affiliate site preferred.

Technical/computer skills:

  • Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Institutional databases and learning management software supporting the Office of UME and related Administrative Offices of the College.
  • Adept with virtual conferencing platforms.

Prior experience:

  • Team-oriented, action-focused, hands-on, experienced physician or equivalent skilled educational leader.
  • Prior experience working and teaching medical students or residents in an academic health care setting preferred.
  • Individuals from groups underrepresented in medicine are especially encouraged to apply as a priority in diversifying our leadership teams.

Physical and Environmental Demands:

  • Physical: Office-related work; educational teaching and instructional environment; ability to travel to affiliate clinical sites as needed.
  • Environmental: None.

Minimum Salary

USD $20,000.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $20,000.00/Yr.


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