Physician - Grecc Associate Director of Education & Evaluation
Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Minneapolis VA Health Care System (MVAHCS) is seeking a highly qualified, full-time physician to serve as the Associate Director for Education and Evaluation (AD/EE) of its Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC). The MVAHCS is a tertiary referral health care facility with affiliated hospital and community-based clinics. It is a major teaching site for medical students, residents, fellows and allied health trainees, and maintains a large, well-funded research program.
The Minneapolis GRECC is an interdisciplinary center of excellence with a three-part mission: In recent years, while maintaining one focus on aging brain, our GRECC has expanded the scope of our education and research activities to additional geriatric foci, including metabolism, mobility, medications, and "what matters."
Additional Responsibilities include The Associate Director of Education and Evaluation (AD/EE) is expected to obtain an academic appointment through the UMN Medical School and to participate in activities in their academic home department at the MVAHCS and UMN. Some GRECC physicians have contributed clinical service to their MVAHCS home academic departments, including infrequent call on resident-staffed inpatient services, at the discretion of the GRECC Director, though this is not explicitly required for this position.
- Coordinate, develop, teach, evaluate and disseminate educational programs on aging research methods to young investigators to increase their knowledge and improve the quality and impact of their research
- Secure funding and develop infrastructure to support MVAHCS GRECC educational programs
- Develop, conduct and publish geriatrics and gerontology education-related and other geriatrics and gerontology research
- Recruitment/Relocation Incentive authorized. Amount to be determined.
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30p.m.
Posted July 26, 2021