Dean - College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dean - College of Osteopathic 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 Dean - College of Osteopathic Medicine position at the Philadelphia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.


Directs and coordinates activities of the Clinical and Basic Sciences departments for COM PHL. Oversees and delivers policy and curriculum as required by the President, Provost and Board of Directors.


Directs, supervises, and/or participates in all functions of the COM PHL e.g. undergraduate, medical education, academic program finances, budgets, goals and objectives, legal documents, strategic planning, policy-making, research, and other areas as required.

Consults with the Provost, President, Sr. Administration teams to fulfill essential duties as required for COM PHL.

Meets with faculty members and faculty committees on a routine/as needed basis. Holds formal/informal meetings with representatives from each student class.

Attends and participates in meetings of the Corporation, Board of Trustees and several of its committees.

Apprises the Provost and President of all pertinent matters related to the COM PHL.

Develops and maintains rapport with legislators in connection with college-related matters, alumni, representatives of other medical institutions, etc., promoting the college and the osteopathic philosophy. Represents PCOM and Osteopathic to the community, legislature, and fellow educational institutions.

Represents the college at national, state and local meetings, as well as conferences and conventions.

Achieve and maintain accreditation with programmatic accreditors

Works cooperatively with the corresponding University COM Deans

Recommends to and participates in the creation and implementation of the mission and strategic plan for the COM - PHL.

Other duties as assigned



DO degree, AOA certified residency and specialty board certification


The years of experience required for this position is in the range of more than twelve years. The position requires relevant training and experience as a Dean, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean or Chair of an academic unit at a college of osteopathic medicine, allopathic medicine, military or public health facility.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations Board Certification is required.

Salary Range: $250,000 to $325,000

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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