UBC Rural CPD seeking an Associate Medical Director

Submitted by UBC Rural CPD

Are you a physician working in a rural community in British Columbia with a strong passion for lifelong learning, CME/CPD, and practice improvement? Are you interested in improving health and patient care through education and have time for paid part-time work, in addition to your clinical responsibilities? If so, the UBC Rural Continuing Professional Development (RCPD) Program is currently recruiting an Associate Medical Director to work with our team for one half day per week (0.5 days).

The UBC Rural Continuing Professional Development (RCPD) Program, affiliated with the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD), is committed to supporting the learning needs of rural physicians and other rural health care professionals. Supported by the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc), the program has been operating since 2008.

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The RCPD program has developed rurally-specific continuing medical education (CME) programs in response to the identified needs of rural physicians. All educational opportunities model values of excellence in CME – they are community-based, needs-based, interprofessional, engaging, interactive, practical, and of relevance to rural physicians.

This is a contract position for advisory and professional services which will renew annually. The majority of the work can be completed remotely from a home office, although occasional travel may be required.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Dilys Leung (dilys.l@ubc.ca). Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2017.