The Indiana University School of Medicine promotes excellence in physician professional development and effectively translates leading-edge research into medical practice through its continuing medical education program. In partnership with physician learners, Indiana University faculty, professional organizations and commercial partners, the Division of Continuing Medical Education develops CME programs in a variety of formats to enable physicians to maintain and enhance their care and to improve patient outcomes through better patient care and disease prevention.
The Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME) oversees a highly specialized unit that impacts physician and other health care providers learning, performance, and patient health outcomes. CME is an integral part of health system continuous quality improvement program; as such, the CME office has the ability to impact the improvement of the patient experience; improving the health of populations; and reducing the per capita cost of health care.
The Director provides the strategic and operational leadership for the School's overall CME program and represents the school at the local, regional, state, national and international level. Provides leadership and collaborates regularly with all the health science schools on all matters related to continuing education among health care providers in Indiana.
The Director is expected to provide programmatic leadership and relationship management to enable the healthcare education needs of our healthcare partners.
The Director will need to be well versed in program administration, strategic planning and business development and evaluation, research and scholarly activity.
Ensure compliance with Joint Accreditation (JA) criteria and policies, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, and AMA requirements, establishing policies, procedures and practices as needed to maintain Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
Develop and maintain long-term relationships with medical thought leaders, academic medical centers, commercial educational supporters, and scientific organizations to achieve mutually beneficial goals that meet the mission of the Division and School.
Analyze trends, recognize new developments, anticipate changes in the industry, and project future needs.
Participate, lead and contribute towards the scholarly body of knowledge of national CME organizations such as the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP) and Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME).
REQUIRED: Master’s Degree in instructional design, instructional technology, educational psychology, education, public health, healthcare administration, business or related field, plus 8 years of experience in continuing education, compliance, and managing people.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Demonstrated effectiveness in consulting with faculty and subject matter experts to assess learning needs and recommend high-impact learning solutions and learning curricula.
Demonstrated proficiency in applying instructional design theory, models, and best practices.
Demonstrated proficiency using instructional design tools such as learning project plans, design documents, learning hierarchies, storyboards, prototypes, etc.
Extensive understanding of healthcare continuing education for physicians, nurse Practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, social workers, compliance rules and regulations.
Demonstrated leadership skills, including strong team building, problem solving, decision making, motivation, and communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary for working collaboratively within a diverse University environment.
Creativity, flexibility and high energy essential for providing leadership to all stakeholders during rapid-paced change.
Prefer direct skill in managing large multi-faceted projects.
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate well with others.
Ability to work independently or as a member of a team.
Ability to produce revenue generating CME activities and opportunities.
Demonstrated computer skills and educational technology skills.
Experience in a university setting.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Much of the work for this position will be done in a typical office environment on campus. Some travel in and out of state. Ability to navigate campuses and other venues.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4AD
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (IN-COME-IUINA)
Internal Number: 67126
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.