Responsible for leadership and oversight of OP&P faculty, curriculum and course content in osteopathic manipulation, integrating the osteopathic aspects of diagnosis and treatment into systems courses, fostering scholarship and research within the department and collaborating with other departments, assuring quality patient care, and fostering collaboration and interdisciplinary learning within the COM, the University and between other schools. Participates in teaching in the Osteopathic Principles courses, systems courses, physical exam courses, case-based learning sessions, the physician and society, preparation for clerkships, procedural skills training, OMM Lab, and OSCE’s. Participates in the SHSU practice plan. Must be comfortable working in preclinical and clinical education, as well as evaluating curriculum and students through various learning and assessment methods. The department will be responsible for aiding GME programs affiliated with the COM in achieving and maintaining osteopathic recognition through ACGME. Responsible for designing and delivering osteopathic diagnosis, techniques, and osteopathic principles throughout the undergraduate curriculum, teaching in all four years of OMM courses, Systems courses, Clinical Medicine courses, and the preparation for Clerkship Course. Teaching modalities include large group sessions, procedural skills training, OMM skills training, simulation activities, and OSCE’s. Participates in faculty and community education of the unique aspects of osteopathic medicine, including continuing medical education. Participates in scholarship and research, the SHSU faculty practice, university service, and the College Executive Committee and related projects. Performs other related duties as assigned.
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DO degree from an accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine with residency training in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, current NMM board certification or SPOMM, and eligibility for or a current license to practice in Texas. Strong background in medical education is required with experience working in a department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice / Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at a College of Osteopathic Medicine. Experience in pre-doctoral teaching, well-developed communication skills, and knowledge of budgeting, and administration are necessary.
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