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Assistant Dean of Clinical and Professional Affairs
Based on Experience
Clinical Administration/Directors
New York, NY
Position Description

The Assistant Dean of Clinical and Professional Affairs provides vision, strategic leadership/direction, and quality assessment for clinical practice, patient care services, practice management, post-graduate training programs and professional affairs for the College of Pharmacy. This includes ensuring the integrity of the third and fourth year clerkship rotation sites and the evaluation of those sites. The Assistant Dean for Clinical and Professional Affairs in conjunction with the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Curriculum and the Chair of Pharmacy Practice also ensures that the educational outcomes, policies and practices for the professional experience programs (and their related service functions) are of the highest quality, use resources effectively and are accessible to learners. The Assistant Dean of Clinical and Professional Affairs serves as part of the College of Pharmacy’s administrative team through active participation in various Colleges planning, implementing, and evaluating activities


• Provide leadership and successful achievement of the College of Pharmacy’s Strategic Plan related to clinical programs and professional affairs such as the drug information center, immunization campaigns, continuing education programs, residency and fellowship programs.
• Establishes learning outcomes expectations for the experiential education curriculum for the Pharm.D. program
• Work collaboratively with department chairs and provide the mentorship and guidance necessary for the professional development and advancement of pharmacy practice faculty members
• Provide support to the Dean in the evaluation of experiential and pharmacy practice faculty members
• Work collaboratively with the chair and directors of practice experience to evaluate the effectiveness of the various experiential education programs and recommending and implementing improvements
• Recruit new practice sites for student training in community pharmacy, health-system pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry and other pharmacy specialty areas
• Develop and strengthen relationships with the leadership of the colleges practice affiliates
• Lead and work collaboratively with the Chair and Directors of Practice Experience to develop, manage, and execute clinical service agreements for pharmacy practice faculty members at practice sites
• Work collaboratively with directors of practice experience of the maintenance of academic standards associated with all experiential sites consistent with ACPE accreditation requirements
• Provide oversight for the colleges residency and fellowship programs, and the appointed residency/fellow program directors/coordinators in developing and maintaining postgraduate residency/fellowship programs
• Prepare plans for annual budgetary support for clinical programs and activities
• Serves as the leader for the college’s continuing education programs and collaborate with the college’s coordinator of continuing education programs
• Advise on legislative issues that impact pharmacy practice and the college’s students
• Serve on the Leadership Team and other committees of the College of Pharmacy
• Provide leadership and constructive counsel as an effective member of the Executive Team
• Teaches in the didactic, elective and experiential portions of the curriculum as appropriate
• Design new programs for the college that will enhance the student experience
• Performs other duties and projects as assigned
Collaborative activities:
• Ensures Integration of the didactic and experiential curriculum
• Collaborates in the development and updates of all policies related to the Academic Affairs’ Office’s activities.
• Ensures the appropriate use of technology in the delivery of the educational program.
• Collaborates with the Assessment Committee on assessment of students’ attainment of experiential curriculum outcome objectives.
• Collaborate with the Assistant Dean of Curriculum and the Assessment Committee to use data in a continuous and systematic process of evaluating the outcomes of the programs.
• Communicates to the department chairs, the Assistant Dean for Academic, Assistant Dean Curriculum and Associate Dean for Student Affairs the experiential curricular policies and practices relative to the professional program.


Education and Training
• Pharm.D. Degree with two years of post-graduate training – a PGY-2 Residency, Fellowship or equivalent clinical experience preferred.
• A strong record of academic pharmacy and or clinical pharmacy administrative leadership experience
• Qualifications for a faculty appointment at the Associate Professor rank or higher
• Clinical practice experience and board certification in an area appropriate for applicant’s training is preferred
Contact Information

Charnice Cush
Touro College
500 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Telephone: 6465656211
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