Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME). The Associate Dean for GME is responsible for the establishment and accreditation of residency and fellowship programs at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The Associate Dean will provide leadership and oversight for all GME operations and will serve as the primary liaison to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The Associate Dean will develop programs compliant with ACGME Common and specialty/sub-specialty requirements. The Associate Dean should have an earned M.D. (preferred) or equivalent, Ph.D., or Ed.D., with experience in medical education. Experience at the rank of Associate Professor or higher at an accredited medical school in the United States or Canada is required.

About the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is Washington's premier community-based medical school. It is named after the university's late president, Elson S. Floyd. Dr. Floyd believed that Washington State University, as the state's land-grant institution, should train doctors to serve all of Washington. The School's charter class will begin instruction in August 2017. The mission of the College of Medicine is to: Develop practical solutions to challenging problems in disease prevention, health care access and delivery; Train primary care physicians who will work in Washington and help alleviate a shortage of doctors, especially in rural and under-served areas; and Develop a strong research component, with faculty members who work on innovative projects, sharing what they know with students in classroom and research settings.

About Washington State University

Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington, WSU is Washington's land-grant university. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for all citizens — locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. More than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,800 faculty and staff are located on WSU's five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), online through its Global Campus, in extension offices in each of the 39 counties, and regionally based Research and Extension Centers in the state's key agricultural areas.

The appointment of Dr. Kirk Schulz as the University's 11th President in 2016 marks an exciting chapter in WSU's history that will build upon the success of the past and take the University to new heights. In recent years, the University has achieved significant accomplishments including the creation of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine on the Spokane campus; successful completion of a $1 billion capital campaign; growth in overall enrollment; and an increase of students who self-identify as students of color. Annual research and development expenditures grew by more than 56 percent from approximately $213.2 million in 2007 to nearly $333.1 million in 2015, moving WSU into the top 11 percent of public research universities for research funding.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For priority consideration, please apply by April 24, 2017. Applications should include 1) a detailed curriculum vitae and 2) a letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described, as well as the applicant's motivation to apply. To ensure full consideration, inquiries, nominations and applications should be submitted electronically (in PDF) in confidence, to:

Bernard Godley, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Client Partner, Houston, TX

Josh Ward, Ph.D., Senior Associate, Philadelphia, PA

Academic Medicine and Global Education Practices, Korn Ferry

Washington State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.