OPEN RANK - OB/GYN Vice Chair Education

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7221242

Posted: February 26, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


USF Health's mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences; and
the USFTGP. USF is a global research university ranked 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities. For information regarding the USF Health, please visit our website at


The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) at the University of South Florida is recruiting a Vice Chair of Education to direct and grow our academic mission across all our educational and training programs. We seek an individual with a demonstrated commitment to innovation in education and creating a learning environment of inquiry.

The department has a robust OB/GYN residency program comprised of 24 residents and ACGME-accredited fellowships in Gynecologic Oncology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery. The residency and fellowship programs are highly competitive. Our educational programs are expanding as we start a new global health program and provide clinical training for the newly established USF Family Medicine residency. Undergraduate medical education includes the third-year OB/GYN clerkship students, OB/GYN subspecialty sub-internships and Physician Assistant Program clinical rotation in OB/GYN. Department priorities include innovation in teaching, the development of robust mentor/mentee networks, and a learning environment that fosters excellence.

Overall Responsibility:

This position reports directly to the department chair. The vice chair will be responsible for overseeing all department education programs and their staff. The successful vice chair will support the department's educational leaders and build innovative programs, collaborating with our residency program directors, associate program directors, fellowship directors, and clerkship directors. They will provide direct oversight to the program coordinators and administrative staff in the Education Division of the USF Department of OB/GYN.

Specific Responsibilities:

Continually define and refine the department's medical educational mission — undergraduate and graduate —exercising regular oversight over all educational programs.
Supporting faculty in pre-clinical medical education endeavors
Work with the department chair on all educational matters in collaboration with department vice chairs, division chiefs, program directors, and associate program directors.
Play a vital role in lifelong learning activities, including CME and professional development in the department, including Grand Rounds.
Support the other vice chairs and section chiefs in the department regarding professional development efforts for clinician educators.
Ensure a comprehensive clinical educational experience aligned with ACGME requirements and the goals of our trainees.
Create a culture of scholarship, excellence, and inclusion.
Serve as a national leader for innovative training models in education in OB/GYN.
Adhere to best adherence practices with ACGME standards, including curriculum development, trainee evaluation, and feedback, policy development and implementation, monitoring duty hours, and trainee wellness.
Collaborate closely with affiliate site leadership and faculty at Tampa General Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center to create high-quality educational experiences.
Cultivate a culture that expands our existing educational initiatives.


Medical degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.
Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
For Associate/Full Professor - Normally will have produced creative work, professional writing or research in refereed and other professional journals, and be a recognized authority in the field of specialization. Must be Board-eligible/certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Applicants must demonstrate commitment to teaching and education with at least three years of recent experience as a residency or fellowship program director, associate program director, student clerkship director, or core faculty leadership experience in an accredited OB/GYN education program. Demonstrated experience with and commitment to advancing education within obstetrics and gynecology. Evidence of a strong history of educational program leadership. A candidate with a clinical practice, which can be in any area of obstetrics and gynecology, is preferred.
Must be eligible for an unrestricted medical license in the State of Florida.

Successful candidates for these positions are expected to have an established record of accomplishment of academic productivity. For appointments at the level of Associate or Full Professor, preference is given to individuals with an established research program and/or grant portfolio transferrable to USF. Participation in graduate and/or medical student education and mentoring is also expected. The Morsani College of Medicine offers institutional salary support commensurate with experience and external sources of funding, competitive start-up packages, dry and wet laboratory space, excellent core facilities, and a collegial atmosphere to create an environment that promotes success.

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Job posting number:#7221242
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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