DOM seeks candidates for Director of Undergraduate Medical Education position

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

The Department of Medicine is seeking candidates for the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education position, which will report to the Vice Chair for Education and will work closely with the Chair of Medicine, Associate Director of UME, and Senior Program Coordinator of UME to ensure outstanding medical student education in the DOM. 

Saumil Chudgar, MD, MS, has served as Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Medicine (DOM) for the past 7 years. During this time, Dr. Chudgar has been a model for effectively teaching and supporting medical students during their career development. Chudgar has accepted the role of Assistant Dean for Clinical Education in the School of Medicine. Read more.

“I offer congratulations to Dr. Chudgar as he moves into his new position as Assistant Dean for Clinical Education in the Duke University School of Medicine, and I look forward to his innovations in this new position and our continued partnership to advance education in the DOM,” said Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD, MEd, vice chair for education.

Broadly the Director of UME is responsible for: 1) planning, administration, and evaluation of medical students in the Medicine clerkship and sub-internship; and 2) oversight of all medical student courses offered in the DOM. The Director of UME will work to strengthen existing and solicit new opportunities for medical student education in the DOM. The Director and Associate Director of UME will liaison with education leadership in the SOM and Office of Curricular Affairs.

The Director of UME will be expected to devote about 0.25 FTE to this role.

Read the full position description and learn about the application process.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Fri., Feb. 26, 2021. Please contact Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, lisa.criscione@duke.edu, with questions.