Candidates for this major leadership position should be physicians with an outstanding record of academic accomplishments and a national reputation for excellence in medical education. The successful candidate should demonstrate clinical excellence, a commitment to education, and the ability to oversee a complex educational enterprise. Academic credentials should be commensurate with faculty appointment as Professor or Associate Professor at Yale School of Medicine. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. The ACOS/E functions as the organizational based leader in matters of graduate medical education as it pertains to trainees from all VACHS-sponsored and VACHS-affiliated programs. Current academic affiliates include the Yale School of Medicine, the University of Connecticut Medicine, Fairfield University School of Nursing, and nearly 200 additional associated health academic affiliates. Responsible for the organization and the agenda of the quarterly Dean's meeting with the Yale School of Medicine. The ACOS/E is a facility-based learning leader with oversight, responsibility, and accountability for all accredited and affiliated clinical trainee programs at VACHS. Over 1700 trainees rotate through GLA each year. The Associate Chief of Staff for Education ensures that a robust medical educational curriculum meets the needs of VACHS's post-graduate training programs; establishes and maintains high standards of clinical care delivery in the educational settings; monitors and optimizes the learning environment and educational experiences of all trainees; and verifies the full accreditation of programs. The ACOS/E is an integral member of the Medical Center leadership team, committed to providing the highest quality health care for our Veterans. The ACOS/E is a voting member of VACHS's Medical Executive Council, and a Board Member of the non-profit VACHS Research and Education Foundation. The ACOS/E reports to the Chief of Staff. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases, Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 08:00 am -4:30 pm Financial Discloser Report: Not required Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay) Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.