Medical Director, Dermatology, A.C.N.

Columbia University Irving Medical Center
New York City, New York
Closing date
Jan 31, 2022

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Position Summary

  • Promotes high standards of practice through development and enforcement of policies, regulations, protocols and practice guidelines, expecting Site Directors to communicate and implement at site level.   
  • Strategizes all aspects of dermatology clinic and resident service delivery and schedules, focusing on ongoing ACGME guidelines, requirements and surveys
  • Ensures faculty precepting coverage working with the Divisional Leadership and A.C.N. leadership
  • Responds to escalating patient issues, and responds to any clinical grievances or questions
  • Provides guidance to providers, trainees and program directors in the implementation of policies, services, quality initiatives, and education
  • Review, implement ongoing accreditation and regulatory policies and procedures (ie Joint Commission) protocols regarding patient care, preparing for survey readiness with regular reviews.
  • Works as a leader with Divisional Leadership to identify and drive operational initiatives derived from NYP’s strategic plan and Divisional Goals
  • Reports to the ACMO for the A.C.N. and to the Director/Division Chief of their selective discipline, attending regular meetings.

Interested candidates should apply online at:, under Employment, Recruitment of Academic and Personnel Systems (RAPS) or email your curriculum vitae, along with names and addresses of three references to or mail to:

Faramarz H. Samie, MD, PhD

Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs

Department of Dermatology

Columbia University Medical Center

161 Fort Washington Avenue, 12th Floor

New York, New York 10032


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