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Columbia University All Professional Ranks & Associate Research Scientists in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001323

Field(s) of Specialization

Position Title All Professional Ranks & Associate Research Scientists

Department PAT Pathology

Division Pathology

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

The Department of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center seeks a Residency Program Director. In partnership with New York-Presbyterian Hospital NYPH), consistently ranked in the top ten Best Hospitals nationally, the department performs annually approximately 20 million clinical laboratory tests, 70 thousand surgical pathology examinations, over 60 thousand cytology evaluations, and 300 autopsies. We are seeking a dynamic leader with a strong commitment to shaping the future of graduate medical education in pathology by fostering a creative environment of inquiry and scholarship. The Director of Residency Training will collaborate with the Chair, Senior Vice Chair and senior department leaders in developing and implementing a high-quality interdisciplinary teaching program with all essential dimensions necessary for the transformation of the medical student to the independent practitioner of anatomic and/or clinical pathology. The program director will have responsibility for the operation of the program including:

• Supervision, direction, and administration of the educational activities, ensuring the quality of didactic and clinical education • Model outstanding professionalism, high quality patient care, educational excellence and a scholarly approach to work. • Compliance with ACGME Program Requirements for Pathology (AP and CP) and Common Program Requirements, ensuring the program maintains accreditation. • Oversee the interviewing, recruitment, and selection of residents in the NRMP Match. • Participate in the selection and training of the Program Coordinator. • Preparation of a written statement outlining the educational goals of the program with respect to knowledge, skills, and other attributes of residents at each level of training and for each major rotation or other program assignment. • Provision of written final evaluation for each resident who completes the program. • Regular evaluation of residents’ knowledge, skills, and overall performance, including the development of professional attitudes consistent with being a physician. • Implementation of fair procedures as established by the institution and by current ACGME and other guidelines regarding academic discipline and resident complaints and grievances. • Ensuring that residents complete all requirements specified by the American Board of Pathology for eligibility to sit for qualifying exams in AP, CP, AP/CP, and AP/NP. • Maintenance of a permanent record of evaluation for each resident that is accessible to the resident and other authorized personnel to be made available on review of program. • Coordinate with training in the department’s ACGME fellowships in Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine, Hematopathology, Neuropathology, Molecular Gentic Pathology and Cytopathology and non-ACGME fellowships in renal pathology, surgical pathology, and GI/liver pathology. • Ensure the program’s compliance wth policies and procedures of New York Presbyterian Hospital related to grievances, employment and non-discrimination, due process and renewal of resident appointments. • Obtain review and approval of the NYPH Designated Institutional Official before submitting information or requests to the ACGME

Minimum Degree Required

M.D. or M.D./Ph.D.

Minimum Qualifications

• Current certification in anatomic and/or clinical pathology. • Minimum of 5 years of direct clinical and supervisory experience, including the provision of supervision within a Residency Training Program. • Completion of maintenance of certification as described by the American Board of Pathology and completion of continuing medical education as required by NYPH. • At least 2 years of experience as an Assistant or Associate Residency Program Director or Fellowship Director in a subspecialty of Anatomic or Clinical Pathology • Active participation in scholarly activities and research • Licensed by New York State Education Department

Preferred Qualifications

Depending on the field of research and current needs for field and instructional coverage within the department, certain subspecialties may be preferred.

Additional Information

The Residency Program Director position also entails clinical responsibilities within anatomic or clinical pathology.

RAPS posting date 12/06/2019

Search Closing Date 09/29/2020

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References

  • Other Document 1

  • Other Document 2

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