Director, Patient Presentation Problem Based Curriculum

HMH-SETON HALL SOM Nutley Requisition # 2019-76002 ShiftDay StatusPart-time without Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hoursvaried Address340 Kingsland Street, Nutley, 07110

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How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.

The Director will oversees the design and delivery of Patient Presentation Problem Based Curriculum (PPPC) content longitudinally with a focus on integration of basic and clinical science knowledge, health systems science, information mastery, and a bio-psycho-social approach to patient care. The Director will also be expected to engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical education and/or medical knowledge within the scope of the School of Medicine's Mission & Vision. The Director will work closely with the Director of Clinical Skills, Associate Dean of Medical Education, and the Office of Medical Education to plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course/block content, course/block materials, and methods of instruction using problem-based learning (PBL) and case based learning (CBL) methodology. The Director will work with faculty to initiate, facilitate and moderate discussions regarding PPPC and ensure longitudinal integration of problem based learning across all curricula and learning modalities. The Director will work closely with the Medical Education committee and its subcommittees to ensure the curriculum meets the specified content, course and School of Medicine objectives.


A day in the life of a Director, PPPC at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:


  • Operationalize the elements of the PPPC curriculum, including administrative functions.
  • Ensure longitudinal integration of PPPC across all curricula and learning modalities.
  • Collaborate with course and content leads in designing and implementing the PPPC cases to ensure appropriate integration of content.
  • Plan, evaluate and revise curricula and methods of instruction for PPPC.
  • Creation of assessment tools and systems related to the PPPC curriculum at the SOM.
  • Develop, revise and deliver PPPC cases, both in large and small group formats.
  • Ensuring PPPC cases available in the curriculum are appropriate and are linked across the integrated case-based curriculum.
  • Developing progress reports regarding content and progress toward meeting objectives.
  • Working with, and supporting, faculty in scholarship including educational research.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:


  • Master's Degree.
  • Experience in development and implementation of case-based learning (including Problem-based or Team-based learning).
  • College-level teaching experience.
  • Exceptional organizational, communication, and team skills.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:


  • Doctoral degree
  • Higher education experience and leadership
  • Experience in LCME accreditation activities and development of new medical schools. MD or DO with completed residency.
  • Development of new medical schools/programs 

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