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Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Medical Education to contribute to medical education and curriculum design in the discipline area of Pathophysiology. Faculty candidates with backgrounds in pathology, physiology, the molecular and cellular basis of disease or other related fields with the ability to contribute to this area are encouraged to apply. Post-doctoral fellows or junior faculty with interest in a career in medical education are encouraged to apply.The Department of Medical Education is a supportive and team focused environment that represents over 20 different basic science and clinical disciplines and provides pre-clinical medical and graduate education. We are looking for candidates who are team players and are interested in collaborating in high functioning faculty teams to deliver our fully integrated Total Health Curriculum.The Total Health Curriculum is focused on life-long learning, community engagement, and collaboration. Education is delivered using faculty discipline teams of both basic science and clinical faculty, and GCSOM focuses on these educational values through a commitment to patient-centered learning and personal professional development. GCSOM also provides a strong foundation in research to its students, partnered with our Office of Research and Scholarship. A robust range of research opportunities are offered including: a four-year Medical Research Honors Program, a Summer Research Immersion Program and longitudinal research opportunities on topics ranging from genomic health to primary care.In addition to the MD program, GCSOM offers a Master of Biomedical Sciences to help learners prepare for graduate study in the health sciences, enter a health-related field, or advance in their existing careers.GCSOM was established through the grassroots efforts of visionary individuals who foresaw what a community-based medical school would bring to the region and worked to make it a reality. GCSOM is part of the Geisinger Health System, an innovative 11-hospital system well known for its genetic biobank and for providing full tuition to 40 medical students. This allows us to offer an MD program distinctive for its personal education style and its community service component that grounds students in medical education, research issues and healthcare needs of the community.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as a member of the Physiology/Pathology discipline team and work in collaboration with team members to provide relevant content for our integrated MD curriculum.
Provide instruction/facilitation as part of a multidisciplinary team using our active learning/evidenced based pedagogy in the MD program.
Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, trainings, workshops, the current literature and professional affiliations regarding trends and practices in medical education.
Develop or participate in collaborative scholarship in medical education or related field.
Participate in service to the department, institution, or field of interest.
Serve as a contributing faculty member to GCSOM Master of Biomedical Sciences program.
Terminal Degree (e.g., Ph.D., MD, DO). Post-doctoral fellows or junior faculty with interest in medical education are encouraged to apply.
Discipline expertise in pathophysiology, physiology, pathology, or the molecular and cellular basis of disease.
Experience with or potential to participate in active learning/flipped classroom/evidence-based pedagogy.
Demonstrated ability or potential for developing scholarship in medical education or field of interest that comports with academic rank.
Doctoral Degree-Pathology (Required), Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine-Pathology (Preferred)
Minimum of 1 year-Education (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.