This position serves the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, in the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice. The position reports to the Chair of the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice.
The Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (ONMM) residency program director is responsible for designing, implementing and overseeing the SHSU-COMONMM residency program. This includes maintaining accreditation and compliance with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s Program Requirements. The ONMM residency program director will oversee the selection, didactic program, clinical training and evaluation for ONMM residents. The program director will additionally create an OMT hospital service as well as outpatient care as part of the SHSU Physicians practice plan. Participation in undergraduate teaching in osteopathic manipulative medicine courses and University service activities is also expected. In scholarship and research, the SHSU faculty practice and university service. The person selected must be comfortable working with community health care organizations, in preclinical and clinical education, as well as evaluation of curriculum and residents through various learning and assessment methods. The program director will also assist with SHSU-COM in achieving and maintaining osteopathic recognition through the ACGME.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.
The successful candidate will have a DO degree from an accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine with residency training in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (NMM) and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, current NMM board certification, and eligibility for or a current license to practice in Texas.
Experience and background in medical education, including administrative experience, is required. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and training.
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite products. Ability to communicate and work with other faculty, osteopathic medical students, medical residents, physician preceptors and college administration. Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills and capacity to demonstrate personal initiative and abilities to deal with a rapidly changing environment are essential. Other duties as assigned. Works under minimum direction.
This position will involve practicing medicine in the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s clinic, therefore, must be eligible for coverage on the University’s insurance carrier.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 202000001F
About Sam Houston Statue University College of Osteopathic Medicine
The vision of the SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine is to provide medical education and service to the eastern region of Texas and be recognized as a leader in improving primary care access and workforce needs in the state. The SHSU-COM will:
- Provide an excellent academic experience through a vertically integrated basic science/clinical curriculum provided by highly skilled and experienced basic science faculty and clinicians.
- Reinforce the quality of the academic experience through biomedical and clinical research.
- Create opportunities with clinical partners to develop strong clinical training programs for students and facilitate the creation and expansion of graduate medical education.
- Produce qualified candidates for entry into GME who will become part of the medical workforce in east Texas.
The SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine is the eighth college of the university and only the third college of osteopathic medicine in the state. The state-of-the-art college 108,000 square foot facility is housed in a five-story, 216,000 square-foot building on 7.3 acres, located in Conroe.
The college employs 20 full-time clinical faculty, 17 full-time biomedical sci...ence faculty and 37 staff members. SHSU’s history of contributing to the well-being of the state, started over 139 years ago, when the university was established to respond to the need for trained teachers. At the time, state leaders recognized that education was key to improving quality of life and the subsequent prosperity of Texas. Today, the university is responding to another critical workforce demand, where education is key to elevating the quality of life for millions of Texans.