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UTHealth Anesthesiology - Vice Chair for Education

UT Health
Houston, Texas 77030
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The Department of Anesthesiology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth is seeking applicants and nominations for the position of Vice Chair of Education. The role of the Vice Chair of Education is to oversee and integrate all educational activities of the Department of Anesthesiology, including those at MHH-TMC, MHH Children’s Hospital, MHH ASC, MH Southwest Hospital, and LBJ. The Vice Chair for Education will partner with the Chair of the Department to promote a cohesive department-wide educational strategy, identify opportunities to enhance education, standardize education processes and infrastructure where appropriate, promote a culture of educational excellence, develop educationally oriented data collection and analysis systems, and provide vision and leadership to educational offices within the department. The Vice Chair of Education will collaborate with UTHealth leadership including the Dean of Education, Vice Dean for Educational Programs, Vice Dean Basic Research and Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education. The Vice Chair of Education functions as a Departmental leader and serves on the Departmental Executive Team.

 Additional responsibilities include to:

1. Work closely with the Department Chair and other Departmental and institutional leaders to advance the core Departmental missions of providing outstanding educational experience to all trainees

2. Coordinate and optimize clinical and research educational rotations for medical students, resident physicians, fellow physicians, anesthesiologist assistant students and nurse anesthetist students

3. Oversee responses to and resolve issues pertaining to opportunities for enhancing the quality of educational experiences provided to trainees

4. Coordinate and lead activities to build relationships between the department and the educational apparatus of its hospital partners

5. Provide oversight of all structured educational conferences across the department of Anesthesiology

6. Work with Vice Chair of Quality and Process Improvement to provide general guidance to quality improvement projects which involve trainee participation

7. Representation of the department at regularly scheduled Performance Improvement Review Committee meetings at Hermann Hospital 

Required qualifications:

1. MD/DO or equivalent with Board Certification in Anesthesiology

2. Title or experience commensurate with a rank of Associate Professor or Professor

3. Evidence demonstrating dedication to education as well as excellent communication and leadership skills

4. Experience in graduate medical education program leadership and program accreditation requirements


If interested, please submit your CV and cover letter to:

Michelle Ge, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth


Please apply through UTHealth’s career webpage at https://www.uth.edu/hr/uthealth-careers

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.


Posted: 2021-09-20 Expires: 2021-11-19

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UTHealth Anesthesiology - Vice Chair for Education

UT Health
Houston, Texas 77030

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