Department Chair, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Department Chair, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Department Chair, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine position at the Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

Position Summary:

PCOM Georgia is seeking a Professor and Chairman of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM). This position will oversee the OMM department and direct all aspects of the OMM educational program for students, faculty, and staff. Additionally, this role will serve as the Medical Director for the Osteopathic Care Center on the PCOM Georgia campus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Recruit additional full-time faculty members to assist in teaching OMM curriculum.

  • Organize coursework and cover all required materials for preclinical training.

  • Teach first and second-year OMM lectures and labs.

  • Create appropriate lecture and lab handouts and PowerPoint presentations.

  • Supervise and direct all aspects of the OMM educational program to include students, faculty, and staff.

  • Participate in Anatomy Lab sessions and appropriate Physiology, Chemistry and Pharmacology sessions.

  • Create written and Practical Examinations for each term of each year, both midterm and final exams.

  • Supervise the creation of practice exams for students as study guides.

  • Supervise and direct the OMM course for the third-year medical student.

  • Create student OMM specialty clinics for third and/or fourth-year rotations, and/or students on rotation.

  • Supervise Scholars program.

  • Participate in CME programs put on by the school or Department of OMM.

  • Create and manage OMM department budget.

  • Participate in faculty committees as requested.

  • Supervision of Clinicians and staff in the Osteopathic Care Center.

  • Participate in patient care and specialty OMM in the Osteopathic Care Center.

  • Perform duties as the Medical Director for the Osteopathic Care Center.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background check.


  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree


  • Minimum of five years of experience in a chair-like position.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • Board-certified in the primary field of expertise required. Will consider family medicine board certification as well as osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine.

  • Unrestricted Georgia medical license.

Application Instructions:

All applications MUST include:

  • Letter of intent

  • Statement of teaching philosophy

  • Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum vitae

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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