Assistant Dean of Curricular Integration

Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


We will educate a diverse student body in an urban setting and within a culture of inclusion, through high quality education, clinical excellence, pioneering research, local investment in our community and innovative technology, to prepare physician and biomedical scientific leaders to achieve health and wellness for our society.


We are privileged to serve our community, state, nation, and the world as innovators in medicine, health, prevention and wellness. Wayne State University School of Medicine is located in Detroit and is intimately connected to the exciting resurgence of Detroit and its communities. It is the largest single campus medical school in the United States and currently hosts an enrollment of more than 1,200 undergraduate medical students. In addition to the MD program, the School of Medicine offers degree programs leading to the MPH, the Master of Science, the Ph.D. and the M.D.-PhD.

Excellence, Innovation, and Leadership are pre-eminent values of the medical education enterprise. Accordingly, the School of Medicine is committed to being nationally recognized for developing physicians who are both comprehensively educated to provide 21st century medical care and who are uniquely trained to provide clinical excellence in the urban setting (Urban Clinical Excellence).

Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSUSOM) invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean for Curricular Integration (ADCI). A competitive applicant must qualify for an academic appointment as a Professor or Associate Professor in one of our clinical departments. Candidates must have demonstrated a significant experience in health professions education within a medical school.

Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education, the ADCI will perform the following functions:

  1. Map our current curriculum to our graduating competencies
  2. Map our current curriculum for content                                                                    a. To identify what content/topic is taught where and in what depth
  3. Partner with instructional designers to meet our AAMC curriculum database requirements
  4. Oversee integration of content vertically and horizontally
  5. Facilitate and oversee integrated longitudinal case-based learning sessions (yet to be designed and implemented)
  • Oversee integration of threads and disciplines across courses and clerkships
  • Oversee and facilitate integration of basic sciences into the clerkship years
  • Oversee the longitudinal courses and ensure alignment between longitudinal courses and other courses.
  • Serve as the Director of any of the preclerkship and/or longitudinal course(s)
  • The Assistant Dean will fulfill her/his roles and responsibilities in the form of assigned time-limited projects in addition to continually overseeing the integration aspect of the curriculum.


    • The successful candidate must possess an MD or DO and possess Board Certification in a clinical specialty.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of program and course evaluation and student assessment methods. Extensive leadership experience and/or course leadership experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to set priorities, manage multiple tasks, and complete assignments with minimal supervision.
    • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access. Must be able to simultaneously handle multiple assignments.

    To apply: Please visit and search for posting number 045172. For more information regarding this position, please contact Ms. Vickie Muhammad, Manager and Assistant to Dr. Richard Baker, Vice Dean for Medical Education, Wayne State University School of Medicine at (313) 577-5196, or via email at


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