Assistant or Associate Professor - Director of Ultrasound Education

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk City, VA
Sep 14, 2021
Sep 16, 2021
Organization Type
The successful candidate for the Director of Ultrasound Education (DUE) position will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Emergency Medicine. The position is responsible to the Chair of Emergency Medicine for departmental functions, promotion and administrative management. The DUE reports regularly to the Assistant Dean of Ultrasound for operations and management of the ultrasound education programs.

Major DutiesThe major role of the DUE is to oversee development, delivery and enhancement of the EVMS ultrasound educational programs. Though this is the primary role, there is anticipation the DUE will also play an important role in faculty development, assisting/advising the expansion of US education across health professions as well as partnering with GME offices and clinical coordinators to vertically and horizontally integrate ultrasound education.TeachingActive participation in ultrasound teaching activities, including educational presentations Instructs in laboratory sessions for medical, health science students, and residentsFacilitates small group sessions for medical students, health science students, and residents/fellows Organizes and supervises teaching rounds for learners on clinical rotationsDemonstrates commitment to enhancing educational skills by participating in courses, conferences, workshops, on-line learning experiences, etc. related to ones educational responsibilitiesLab/Class ManagementWork closely with course/block/clerkship directors to vertically and horizontally integrate US opportunities throughout the Schools of Medicine and Health Professions.Development of protocols for simulated patients (SPs), faculty, students and residents involved in curricular delivery. Ensure the EVMS ultrasound curriculum has well-defined objectives, evaluation/assessment processes and, where appropriate, coordination across courses, clerkships, electives and collaborative efforts with residents and clinicians.Supervision ResponsibilitiesChair and meet regularly with the Ultrasound Education Committee. Supervise EVMS students and SPs as appropriate for curricular implementation and delivery.Work with US personnel to ensure mission readiness and course support for the various EVMS programs.Manage the budget and curricular developments in support of the institutional and strategic planning as related to ultrasound. Work with EVMS Development and Alumni Relations to promote knowledge and donation opportunities to the ultrasound program.Carry out a yearly review of US personnel.Though the DUE is not responsible to support their salary through research, it is expected the candidate will be involved in educational research and will help coordinate ultrasound research opportunities in order to elevate the EVMS ultrasound program regionally, nationally and as a center of US training excellence.Provide annual summary and feedback on ultrasound program development, delivery and planning to the Assistant Dean for Ultrasound Education as well as EVMS leadership (as requested).ContractingMay be required to deal with equipment vendors, software providers and repair persons for management of equipment associated with the Ultrasound curriculum. May be required to foster interactions with other ultrasound training program for both inter-professional training opportunities.

Medical Doctor (M.D. or D.O.) required.