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Position: Director of the Division of Medical Education and Public Health
The University of Wyoming, College of Health Sciences
Director: Division of Medical Education and Public Health
The University of Wyoming is the state's only provider of baccalaureate and graduate education; research and outreach services. UW combines research university benefits with small-school advantages. 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.
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 director of medical education is responsible for academic administration and clinical management of all programs in undergraduate and graduate medical education under the oversight of the UW College of Health Sciences. Reporting to the dean of the college, the director will provide academic and administrative oversight for all programs in medical education, including the WWAMI program and the two residency training programs. Additional responsibilities include administration of the medical education budget (which funds the WWAMI program and the family practice residency centers); line supervision of the regional director of the WWAMI program and the directors of the two residency training programs; liaison with state agencies and associations that address issues of medical education and the health of the public; administrative liaison with clinical partners for each of the residency training programs, which include the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper and the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center; and clinical teaching-'as appropriate, in the undergraduate and graduate medical curricula. In addition, the Director, in association with residency program directors, will be responsible for oversight of clinical practice and management in the family medicine clinics.
*An M.D. or D.O. degree (board certification in family medicine is preferred)
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Application Materials Required:
Applications will be accepted until a new director is selected.
Nominations or letters of application (including current curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three references) should be sent to:
Joseph F. Steiner, Pharm.D., Dean, College of Health Sciences