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POSITION: Designated Institutional Official/Director of the University of Wyoming Medical Education Division and the Chief Executive Officer of the Educational Health Center of Wyoming
SALARY: Negotiable (Start $190,000)
INSTITUTION: University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences and the Educational Health Center of Wyoming (EHCW)
LOCATION: Wyoming (Laramie)
The University of Wyoming is the state's only provider of baccalaureate and graduate education, research and outreach services. UW combines research with more than 180 programs of study, an outstanding faculty, and world-class research facilities all set against the idyllic backdrop of southeastern Wyoming's rugged mountains and high plains. The main campus is located in Laramie, approximately two hours north of Denver. The university also maintains the UW/Casper College Center, nine outreach education centers across Wyoming, and Cooperative Extension Service centers in each of the state's 23 counties and on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The College of Health Sciences is the second largest academic unit on the campus, with a student enrollment of over 2,000. Comprehensive in scope, the college administers the academic and students affairs of the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, the School of Pharmacy, and the Divisions of Communication Disorders, Social Work, Kinesiology and Health, and Medical Education and Public Health. The college also houses the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND), the Geriatric Education Center, and the Center for Rural Health Research and Education (CRHRE). All degree programs are fully accredited and lead to clinical licensure in most programs.
Medical Education in the college includes (1) an undergraduate curriculum which is affiliated with the University of Washington School of Medicine and (2), a graduate curriculum in Family Medicine, administered at clinical centers in Casper and Cheyenne. The undergraduate program, which is regional and includes the states of Alaska, Montana and Idaho (the WWAMI Program), offers the first year of medical school on the Laramie campus. Students complete their second year at the University of Washington SOM campus in Seattle, then enter clinical clerkships offered at preceptor sites in the WWAMI network. The M.D. degree is conferred by the University of Washington. Residency training in Casper and Cheyenne leads to board certification in family medicine. The residency programs have affiliated under a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look-Alike Co-Applicant agreement with the University of Wyoming as the Educational Health Center of Wyoming (EHCW).
Designated Institutional Official (DIO): The individual who, in collaboration with a Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), must have authority and responsibility for the oversight and administration of the Sponsoring Institution's ACGME-accredited programs, as well as responsibility for ensuring compliance with the ACGME Institutional, Common, and specialty/subspecialty-specific Program Requirements.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO): The individual who is the most senior corporate officer (executive) or administrator in charge of managing a for-profit or non-profit organization.
1. DIO responsibilities:
a. Liaison with state agencies and associations that address issues of graduate medical education
b. Liaison with clinical partners and regulatory agencies for the residency training programs
c. Ensure quality graduate medical education in accordance with regulatory requirements of the ACGME Institutional, Common and Specialty-specific Program Requirements (see attachment A)
d. Administration of the medical education (167) budget
e. Supervision of the Program Directors and faculty of the residency programs
f. As Director of the Division of Graduate Medical Education, reports to the Dean of Health Sciences at the University of Wyoming
2. EHCW CEO responsibilities:
a. Liaison with federal agencies and associations that address issues of federally qualified health centers(FQHC)
b. Liaison with state, clinical, and community partners for the care of the health center patient population
c. Ensure quality and breadth of services as outlined and regulated by the HRSA Program Requirements (see attachment B)
d. Administration of the EHCW clinical budget
e. Supervision of the EHCW leadership team, providers, and staff
f. Reports to the EHCW Board and Board Executive Director, who is the Dean of Health Sciences
3. Additional responsibilities:
a. Convene the University of Wyoming Graduate Medical Education Committee.
b. In corporation with the Director of the WWAMI medical education program, provide administrative and curricular expertise for that program.
c. In cooperation with the college's division heads, facilitate development of interprofessional practice opportunities for faculty and students.
d. The opportunity to teach didactically or clinically in WWAMI, the residency program or other college programs is available.
1. Master's degree in a healthcare-related field.
2. Demonstrated expertise and leadership in healthcare.
1. MD or DO degree with board certification in Family Medicine.
2. Career accomplishments that meet standards for senior clinical faculty appointment in the University Of Wyoming College of Health Sciences.
3. Leadership and/or administrative experience in clinical practice or medical staff positions.
4. Administrative and/or teaching experience in medical education with a preference for graduate medical education (residency).
5. Administrative experience with Federally Qualified Health Centers.
6. Collegial characteristics consistent with working with a diverse, multidisciplinary faculty active in teaching, research and clinical service in the biomedical and health professions.
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairness
We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check
Application Materials Required:
Review of applications will begin on January 15th, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested parties are encouraged to submit nominations or letters of application (including current curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three references), as well as a 1-2 page statement regarding the applicant's vision for excellence for graduate medical education and medical care for the underserved population in Wyoming. Application materials should be sent to:
Beth Robitaille, MD
University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program - Casper
1522 East A Street
Casper, WY 82601
Telephone: (307) 234-6161