• Clinical Education Fellow

    Location US-Virtual
    Job ID
    2018-98935
    Institution
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Department
    Clinical
    Employment Type
    Regular Part-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

     

    The Clinical Education Fellow (CEF) position will assist students in their transition to clinical training while creating a sense of connectedness among clinical students and the University.  This position is responsible for facilitating the Transition to Clinical Medicine Program (TCM) and providing support for students.

     

    *Note: positon is for  American University School of Medicine

     2017 and 2018 graduates only

    Responsibilities

    • Act as coaches for students as they navigate their third year of medical school, including expectations for clerkships, examination information and guidance for NBME Shelf Exams, Step 2 CS & CK.
    • Facilitate synchronous and asynchronous communication with cohorts of AUC students during their transition to clinical training, including email and virtual meetings.
    • Provide instruction and facilitate students’ use of Canvas and E*Value.
    • Demonstrate learning resources available to clinical students and encourage their use.
    • Review clerkship students’ use of learning resources and facilitate students’ ongoing use of E*Value for patient logging and completion of evaluations.
    • Create a sense of connectedness among student cohorts and AUC through ongoing engagement.
    • Facilitate small group discussions and reflective practice as appropriate.
    • Refer students to the appropriate departments and resources. 
    • Completes other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    • Must be a recent medical school graduate of AUC
    • Must have the M.D. degree and completion of all rotations
    • Satisfactory or better grade in 5th semester 
    • Excellent English communication skills
    • Strong teaching skills and experience or evidence of potential
    • Desire for self-improvement
    • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team
    • Must demonstrate exceptional professionalism



    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is an international medical school preparing physicians for careers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. AUC was founded in 1978 and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine, which is recognized by the US Department of Education and the World Health Organization. AUC offers a diversity of students, primarily US citizens and permanent residents, with the opportunity to pursue a high-quality medical education. AUC graduates are practicing medicine in some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United States, with many earning Chief Resident positions and other positions of leadership.

    AUC employs a U.S. model curriculum, with two years of medical sciences taught at the St. Maarten campus, followed by two years of clinical sciences taught at affiliated hospitals in the United States and United Kingdom. AUC is known for its student–centered environment, a faculty passionate about teaching, and a commitment to giving students who have the desire, the persistence, and the intellectual capacity an opportunity to become outstanding physicians. In 2013, AUC achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).

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