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University of Houston
TX, United States
16 days ago


The Director of the Longitudinal Primary Care Clerkship will oversee the four-year Longitudinal Primary Care Course. The course will provide medical students with a longitudinal primary care experience at an ambulatory clinical site for the four years of their medical education. At this time, all faculty appointments in the College of Medicine are non-tenure track. The College of Medicine anticipates being able to make tenure track positions available for application in the future.

Specific duties include the following:
Curriculum Development (80%)
  • Revise and maintain syllabus for Longitudinal Primary Care Course
  • Identify resources to improve medical student history taking and physical examination skills.
  • Incorporate resources to enhance student understanding of the social determinants of health, racial and ethnic diversity, gender identification and other societal issues that impact the health of the population.
  • Update and maintain the tracking system to capture student experiences and clinical encounters with patients who have common ambulatory diagnoses.
  • Update and maintain the evaluation tool for student performance that includes an assessment of clinical skills and narrative feedback of overall performance.
  • Refine feedback tool to assess performance of clinical preceptors.
  • Outreach to Clinical Preceptors
  • Identify clinical preceptors for the Longitudinal Primary Care Course.
  • Revise and maintain medical student evaluation rubric and guidelines for clinical preceptors.
  • Provide faculty development tools for clinical preceptors.

Clinical - 20% Effort
  • Evaluate and treat patients at the University of Houston Campus Health Center or an affiliate clinic.
  • Maintain an electronic medical record of encounters, diagnostic studies and referrals.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team based care.

Salary and rank commensurate with academic achievements and experience.

Full-Time: 1 FTE

The University of Houston is a comprehensive, Carnegie Tier 1 public research university located in a park-like campus that is close to the Texas Medical Center and major energy companies, with over 45,000 students distributed across 18 different colleges including Nursing, Pharmacy, Optometry and Social Work and home to one of the most diverse student populations in the nation. As a location, Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States that has an internationally diverse population, first-rate recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and affordable housing.

The University of Houston is located in close proximity to the Texas Medical Center, which is home to The MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Medical School, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran's Administration Medical Center, and Baylor College of Medicine, among other institutions. This environment is rich in potential for numerous collaborative opportunities.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
  • Medical Licensure in the State of Texas
  • Medical degree from an accredited allopathic or osteopathic college of medicine
  • Board certification or board eligibility in one of the following specialties: Family Medicine, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine,
  • Experience documenting with an electronic medical record and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Five Years of experience providing clinical care
  • Experience teaching medical students and residents
  • Experience contributing to quality improvement projects
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic or Chinese

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60773022
  • Location:
    Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Open Rank Clinical Faculty Physician -Director, Longitudinal Primary Care Clerkship (College of Medicine)
  • Company Name: University of Houston
  • Job Function: Academic Faculty
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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