Indiana University has an opportunity for The Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME). You will oversee a highly specialized unit that impacts physician and other health care providers learning, performance, and patient health outcomes. The Director 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 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 CME office is responsible for assisting in the enablement of Interprofessional Education opportunities. The CME office is the accredited provider for physician education for IU Health and Eskenazi Health.
Key Responsibilities: Program Administration:
Establishing policies, procedures and practices to ensure compliance with Joint Accreditation (JA) criteria and policies, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, and AMA requirements
Provide leadership and direction for interprofessional continuing education, accreditation issues, and review and resolve legal and ethical issues
Oversee program management and operations, including but not limited to supervision, evaluation, and development of staff
Develop goals and annual budget, and has fiscal responsibility for operating the program with the goal of full cost recovery
Conduct needs assessments and gap analyses, apply principles of adult education to CME design, and develop educational outcomes measurement tools and processes
Conduct training and other continuous quality improvement efforts for CME staff, physicians, and key CME planners throughout IUSM to improve the CME planning and documentation processes
Foster and produce ongoing CME scholarship from the work of IUSMCME program in collaboration with the deparments and IU Health
Provide high level reports on health professionals education and outcomes by conducting program evaluations to assess quality improvement efforts of learners
Strategic Planning and Business Development:
Develops long term plan to maximize the continuum of education as a strategic resource to drive change
Collaborate with other IUSM educational affairs units (undergraduate and graduate medical education, and faculty affairs) for seamless service to the IUSM faculty and medical centers statewide
Identify and implement innovative educational initiatives, cultivate partnerships, and secure resources and funding that meet organizational and client needs
Evaluation, research, publication and scholarly activity:
Design and conduct studies utilizing JA criteria for accreditation to analyze changes in the healthcare team and assess the effectiveness of the overall CME program in meeting its mission
Assess and improve processes that measure outcomes of the individual CME activities related to impact of education for physicians and other healthcare team members on actual clinical practice
Foster CME scholarship from the work of the IUSMCME program
A Masters degree in instructional design, instructional technology, educational psychology, Education, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Business or related field. An EdD is strongly preferred
8 or more years' experience working in a university, continuing education, managing people, and working on compliance matters
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.
Department Contact for Questions:
Senem Guler firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: IUSM005572016
Internal Number: 7502
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.