| Applications are invited for the position of Dean, School of Medicine for Touro College School of Osteopathic Medicine. |
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, part of the Touro College and University System, seeks an accomplished academic doctor of osteopathic medicine to lead a mission-driven college of osteopathic medicine located in New York City with campuses in urban Harlem (Manhattan, New York) and rural Middletown (Hudson Valley, New York).
The next Dean will focus on positioning and supporting the College’s continued growth and prosperity. He/She will champion TouroCOM’s commitment to training osteopathic physicians, with a particular emphasis on practicing medicine in underserved communities, and to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine. The University System is committed to working to correct diversity disparities in our health care delivery system so physicians can best meet patient needs. TouroCOM opened in 2007 in the heart of Harlem, New York, directly across the street from the Apollo Theater, as the first medical school to open in New York State in nearly 30 years and the first osteopathic medical school with a special emphasis on training minority doctors. The TouroCOM received full accreditation status from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) on May 19, 2011.
As the senior academic and administrative executive of TouroCOM|Harlem campus, the Dean will provide leadership for a wide range of functions for this remarkable medical school. In addition to providing academic leadership, he/she is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the College, supporting a complex academic, clinical and research enterprise. This is an exciting role for a seasoned academic physician executive who is skilled at managing in an academic environment and who appreciates the importance of collegial decision making and political leadership. The ideal candidate will be a D.O. with a distinguished professional background that evidences the candidate's potential for leadership in achieving and maintaining excellence and innovation in teaching, research, scholarship and service, and a commitment to serving the underserved and to ensuring access to the profession for talented underrepresented minority students.
Applicants may forward a curriculum vitae and a brief statement of interest electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to John Ferry, M.D., M.B.A., Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry, One International Place, 10th Floor Suite 1020 Boston, MA 02110