We are looking to recruit an Associate Director of Graduate Medical Education who is also qualified as a Senior Consultant Physician to join one of the leading healthcare organisations in the Middle East - Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).
This role provides oversight of all residency and fellowship training programmes and supports Hamad Medical Corporation's sponsored postgraduate training programmes. You would be supporting the development and maintenance of HMC's ACGME-I accredited GME programmes and the establishment of new programmes. As HMC are an academic health system they will support and encourage the successful applicant to remain active in clinical practice and research, including through clinical release time of up to 20%.
To be eligible to apply for this position you must;
- Hold CCT/Board Certification and have a minimum of 6 and a half years' post board (or 9 year's post CESR) experience working as a Consultant in any clinical speciality and/or subspecialty;
- Hold an active Consultant Medical Licence to practice;
Familiarity with ACGME-I standards would be desirable and a background of leading a medical education portfolio in the UK, for example, would offer a comfortable base as the training standards are not dissimilar.
You will receive a comprehensive benefits package with this position, which will include:
- Excellent tax free salary
- Free accommodation
- Generous annual leave
- Education assistance
- End of Service benefit
HMC manages 12 hospitals – nine specialist hospitals and three community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.
In January 2016, HMC achieved the significant distinction of becoming the first healthcare system across the globe to have all its hospitals accredited by Joint Commission International under the Academic Medical Center accreditation program. Additionally, the National Ambulance Service, Home Healthcare Service, Stroke Service and Palliative Care, have all received this prestigious accreditation since 2011.
To meet the needs of a rapidly growing population, HMC has announced ambitious plans to expand capacity across its network through to 2030. This expansion plan includes the three newly opened hospitals in Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City comprising Qatar Rehabilitation Institute, Ambulatory Care Center and Women’s Wellness and Research Center. Also, a series of facilities, including Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital (HMGH) in the Industrial Area of Doha and the Simulation Center for Professional Education located within Hamad bin Khalifa Medical City, are nearing completion.
The new and enhanced facilities and network of services will support and reinforce HMC’s ongoing efforts to provide the safest, most effective and compassionate care to each and every one of our patients, both now and in the future.
HMC is leading the development of the region’s first academic health system – combining innovative research, top-class education and excellent clinical care – and is committed to building a legacy of healthcare expertise in Qatar. HMC collaborates with key partners who are experts in Qatar and beyond, including Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Partners Healthcare, Boston.
HMC is also the first hospital system in the Middle East to achieve institutional accreditation from the ACGME International LLC, which demonstrates excellence in the way medical graduates are trained through residency, internship and fellowship programs.
Qatar provides a safe and family friendly expatriate lifestyle. There are fabulous shops, restaurants, museums, cultural events, world class universities and social and sporting clubs and facilities. The country is located on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula, and with an area of 11,437 sq. km it’s fairly small in land mass (roughly half the size of Wales). In 2010, Qatar had the world's highest GDP per capita, while the economy grew by 19.4%, the fastest in the world. The main source of Qatar’s wealth is its vast reserves of natural gas which have made it one of the richest countries in the world.
Qatar is pressing ahead with ambitious social, economic and infrastructure development plans and will invest tens of billions of pounds in developing its infrastructure over the next 10 years. Rapid population growth is driving demand for accommodation (both residential and commercial) and medical and education services.
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