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Coord Medical Education

Job ID: 159348
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2022

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Department: Center for Surgical Health

Location: Philadelphia


This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations and initiatives of the Measey Surgical Education Program, an innovative surgical education program developed to engage junior medical students in the practice of surgery. Responsibilities include coordinating all medical student and resident educational activities in the program. The education coordinator will organize and implement the application process, the education program and the evaluation of>40 medical students and residents who participate in this intensive one-on-one learning experience. The ideal candidate is extremely organized, detail oriented, has experience working in higher education and has an interest in public health programming as the Measey Surgical Education Program is situated in the Center for Surgical Health (CSH), an academic-community partnership which supports, educates and advocates for vulnerable members of our community with surgical disease. As a result, it is critical for the education coordinator to be passionate about the mission, interested in program activities and committed to developing partnerships within the Philadelphia community to improve surgical health. Please note that this is a three-year grant-funded position and consistent renewal of the grant is anticipated. As an organization routed in surgical equity, we seek to create a culture of inclusivity in all aspects of CSH program development and implementation. We believe that change occurs through collaboration and diverse experience and thus, encourage applicants from various axes of identity to apply.  


    Coordinator of Medical Student – Resident Curriculum 

     Develop materials for training programs and schedule speakers; Organize educational conferences, resident education training program, program orientation and student & resident feedback sessions 

     Schedule lectures, group activities, one-on-one tutoring sessions and standardized patient program 

     Prepare goals and objectives for each Measey Surgical Education Module

    Community Collaboration 

     Develop standardized operating procedure with community partners

     Coordinate community-facing program (module 6) 

     Ensure constant communication between the Center for Surgical Health and Measey Surgical Education Program community partners

    Education Liaison 

     Communicate regularly with Administration at the Perelman School of Medicine, Penn Medicine Teaching Faculty & Residency Coordinators regarding resident and medical student program 

     Address questions and concerns from medical students and residents 

     Attend education coordinators meetings with the Medical School 

    Administrative Responsibilities 

     Maintain Measey Surgery Education Program website and social media account 

     Participate in Measey Surgery Education Program medical student interview day 

     Responsible for all day-to-day communication with medical student and resident participants 

     Responsible for annual reporting to Measey foundation 

     Provide assistance to the Manager as needed  

      Education or Equivalent Experience:

      Bachelor’s Degree Required (Education, Public Health)

      Master’s Degree Preferred (Public Health, Education, Organizational Leadership)

      Required Skills and Abilities

       Effective use of personal computer, laser printer, photocopier, and fax machine

       Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Exel, and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus 

       Basic website knowledge preferred. Knowledge of Wix editing software and basic understanding of social media platforms and practice a plus 

      Must possess strong administrative, verbal, and written communication skills x Must be extremely organized and detail oriented 

      Strict confidentiality must be maintained in all personnel related activities 

      Must be flexible and have the ability to work with frequent interruptions and be able to adapt workflow as necessary to complete unscheduled projects and demands, pressure to meet deadlines may be experienced

      Effectively communicates and ensures understanding of UPHS’ mission, vision, and values

      Exemplifies in his/her/their actions, principles of collegiality and collaboration at all times  

        We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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        We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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