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Wayne State University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 19, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Administrative, Deans
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Full Time
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The Mission of The Wayne State School of Medicine is to 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.

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 Masters 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).


A key element of Wayne State University School of Medicine’s (WSUSOM) culture of excellence is the presence of a collaborative environment focused upon providing a world class learning experience for our students. Wayne State University School of Medicine seeks applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean of Curricular Affairs and Undergraduate Medical Education (SADUME). This position reports to the Vice Dean for Medical Education and has primary responsibility for the design, continuing development and implementation of the curriculum leading to the WSUSOM MD degree. He/ She has authority and responsibility for overseeing all personnel, policies, and activities related to effective management and delivery of a coherent, coordinated curriculum consistent with the WSUSOM mission and established WSUSOM graduation competencies.


  • An MD (or equivalent), PhD. EDD, with decanal experience in medical education from an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in medical education administration and curricular development and implementation.
  • A strong track record as an educational scholar and superior clinician-educator.
  • Eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
  • Significant administrative and leadership experience in medical education programming and development; involvement in unique, innovative and alternative methods for teaching is desired.
  • An ability to champion education within a preeminent research institution and among a wide range of external constituencies.
  • A recognized presence at the national level with medical education organizations.
  • Experience in developing a strategic plan for medical education.
  • Fiscal experience in terms of developing and monitoring the budget and other resources for the UME division.

To Apply Please visit and search for posting number 046216.

For more information regarding this position, please contact:

Ms. Vickie Muhammad

Manager and Assistant to Richard Baker, M.D.

Senior Vice Dean and Vice Dean for Medical Education

540 E. Canfield,

Room 1209 Scott Hall

Wayne State University School of Medicine

313-577-5196 or via email at

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