This position serves as the Coordinator for the Educational Program for the Department of Ophthalmology. The Educational Program comprises of the Medical Student Program and the Residency Program. This individual will partner with the Program Director(s) to ensure all aspects of the education program run smoothly, efficiently, effectively and professionally while balancing multiple tasks simultaneously. This individual will serve as the main liaison/resource for students, grand rounds, academic searches, and at times may be asked to assist with the Residency and Medical Student Programs.
The Educational Program Coordinator will also provide assistance to faculty program directors and faculty members as assigned. These duties include: maintaining and updating a website for the medical education programs; preparing teaching materials; coordinating meetings, travel, expense reconciliation, purchasing, correspondence, scheduling for lectures, assigning students to preceptors and assigning evaluations electronically, processing reimbursements, etc.
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
The UCSF Department of Ophthalmology is one of the leading ophthalmology departments in clinical care, training, and research nationwide. The Department of Ophthalmology is one of the largest recipients of federal grant funds among peer departments and has been in the top 10 in NIH funding. Additionally, we have been the #1 recipient of the Research to Prevent Blindness funding nationwide with nearly $1.2 million granted in a single year. Overall, the Department has a wide-¬ranging portfolio of 60 active research grants.
Ophthalmology reached annual patient charges of $60,000,000 with a wRVU total of 100,000 per year. The Department’s overall operating budget is approximately $25,000,000 per year. Ophthalmology conducts its patient care, teaching, research, and public service activities currently at multiple UCSF campuses: Parnassus, Mt. Zion, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center (VAMC), Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG), and Benioff Children’s Hospital at Mission Bay. The Department occupies over 60,000 of assignable square feet of space at various sites across UCSF campuses for research, academic and clinical activities. The Department supports 25 full-¬time clinical faculty, 10 basic scientists, over 50 volunteer and visiting faculty, 12 postdoctoral scholars, 15 residents, seven clinical fellows, graduate students, visiting researchers, as well as clinic and research staff for a total of over 235 FTEs (including 63 UCSF Health employees).
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.