Senior Associate Dean
St. Luke’s University Health Network, the region’s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking a Senior Associate Dean for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University/St. Luke’s University Health Network (Temple/St. Luke’s School of Medicine).
Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 28 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with over 300 residents and fellows this upcoming academic year.
St. Luke’s has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health (formerly Truven Health Analytics) repeatedly – seven times total and five years in a row including 2019. St. Luke’s is the only health care system in central-eastern Pennsylvania to earn Medicare’s five-star rating (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. It has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.
Key Duties & Responsibilities (not an inclusive list):
- Serves as a liaison between St. Luke’s senior management and the Dean’s staff at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
- Responsible for the academic oversight for the Temple/St. Luke’s School of Medicine, including, but not limited, to the following:
- Managing and maintaining fiscally responsible operations
- Chair Pre-clerkship and Clerkship Committees.
- Recruit, appoint, and evaluate faculty and administrative staff.
- Oversee, develop, and implement the medical school curriculum.
- Mentor students and faculty and write letters supporting students and faculty.
- Recommend student disciplinary actions as warranted.
- Oversee and maintain LCME accreditation in close collaboration with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
- Establish and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with St. Luke’s institutional standards and with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine academic standards.
- Appoint and oversee Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and coordinate student activities within the Temple/St. Luke’s School of Medicine.
- Nurture relationships between pre-clerkship directors, clerkship directors, program directors, deans, faculty, and students within the Temple/St. Luke’s School of Medicine.
- Board Certified, in a specialty recognized by the ABMS
- Demonstrated at least seven years of medical education leadership experience
- Advanced degree in medical education is desirable.
In joining St. Luke’s, you’ll enjoy:
- A culture in which innovation is highly valued
- Work/life balance and flexibility
- Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
- Rich benefits package, including health and dental insurance
- Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities
Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 15,000 employees providing services at 11 hospitals and 300 outpatient sites. With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania.
In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 34 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 263 residents and fellows. St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system with Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.
St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital. In 2019, three of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals were St. Luke’s hospitals. St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health seven times total and five years in a row. St. Luke’s has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.
Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.
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