Academic Director
Indiana University Bloomington Department of Medicine
United States

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Position Details

Title Associate Clerkship Director- Department of Medicine (2)

Specific Title Asst/Assoc/Professor of Medicine

Appointment Type Clinical Track Faculty

Department IUSM - Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis

Position Summary

The Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking two organized and energetic Associate Clerkship Directors. This position involves working with the Statewide Clerkship Director, and the regional site leaders to facilitate the learning experiences and assessment of medical students during their internal medicine clinical clerkship.

Who We Are: The Department of Medicine is the largest department in the largest US medical school with over 700 faculty members. Each year, we host 360 medical students in their 8-week long Internal Medicine clerkship over 9 campus sites throughout the state. We mentor students from all campus in the planning of their 4th year and as they prepare for residency applications, interviews and match rankings.

The associate clerkship directors will collaborate with the clerkship director in the development, delivery and assessment of the clerkship’s curriculum, effectiveness as a whole, and effectiveness of participating campuses across the state. They assist individual medical students perform at their best, including strengthening particular knowledge, professionalism, and skills, along with career mentoring and advising. This position is located in Indianapolis.

There are two positions for the PHASE II core clerkship in Internal Medicine. The associate clerkship directors work closely with our statewide clerkship team, other key educators in the Department of Medicine, and the school to fulfil these responsibilities.


• Assist in delivering the Clerkship Orientation to students starting the rotation (6 per academic year).
• Lead 1-2 clinical reasoning sessions to the students per rotation.
• Assist in providing students with additional feedback throughout the clerkship, meet with struggling students that may need additional direct observation or remediation.
• Collaborate with our education specialist to help assess students via the “self-regulated learning assessment” to identify students in need of medical knowledge remediation (training provided for this).
• Review student written assignments to assist with completing course grades. These must be submitted to the director 3 weeks after the completion on each course (6 times per year). You will need to plan clinical time to accommodate this.
• Assist with faculty development and education surrounding RIME assessment and expectations for students.
• Collaborate with hospitalist directors or division leaders at each clinical site to provide feedback to clinical teaching faculty on completion of student evaluation and global performance.
• Participate in ad hoc grade committees


• Attend monthly Statewide Clerkship meetings (Virtual meeting/Zoom) with our site leaders.
• Attend monthly Clerkship Working Group (CWG) meetings (in person or via skype/zoom) when not scheduled for clinical duties.
• Attend the annual IUSM Clerkship Summit.
• Attend the annual CDIM national meeting in the spring (supported by department).
• Attending the fall meeting is optional but encouraged when initially joining the leadership team.

Additional role emphasis for each Assistant position:

• One Assistant will take lead as liaison to our eight regional site leaders as they grow in the ownership of their site and roles. Monitor engagement, delivery of content, and assessment of clinical experiences and teaching faculty at each site.
• One Assistant will take lead in helping to develop and manage new educational materials such as case based clinical reasoning sessions, POCUS or simulation/OSCE like assessments.


Twenty –five percent FTE protected effort supported at an academic rate by the Dept. of Medicine

Basic Qualifications

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

• Evidence of excellent training and a passion to serve as a clinician/educator
• Model citizenship in support of equity, diversity, and inclusion
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent writing skills with attention to detail
• Willingness to learn basic Microsoft Office Suite
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to recognize learning needs and differences.
• Respectful and supportive treatment of others
• Ability to work in a team environment and to collaborate with a variety of professionals
• Ability to plan and prepare comprehensive and accurate instructions for use in teaching an individual or group
• Demonstrated ability to make independent and autonomous decisions
• Ability to prioritize and problem solve
• Ability to travel to offsite locations within the Indianapolis area

Department Contact for Questions

Bridget Working

Additional Qualifications

• A clinical background with 2 years of experience
• Passion for teaching and learning and interest in curriculum and program development, and/or learner assessment and evaluation
• Evidence of fostering relationships in complex systems, building diverse collaborations and teams, innovative problem-solving, strategic vision-setting and transformational leadership in academic medicine
• Desire to assist in building, leading and executing improvement initiatives within academic medicine
• Model, to students and peers, inclusive teaching and delivery of specific, timely and actionable feedback.
• Insights on learning theory, clinical psychology, the role of learner wellness and how it affects learning, and executive functioning
• Experience with MedHub (student evaluation system)

Special Instructions

Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM008292016

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

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