Director Continuing Medical Education - Medical Education

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Role and Responsibilities: 

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) invites applications for an experienced, strategic individual to serve as the Director of the Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME.)  The Director has an overall responsibility for the day-to-day direction and management of the Office for CME.  Reporting to the Associate Dean for Academic Administration and the Associate Dean for CME, the Director is responsible for working with faculty throughout the health system in creating and delivering educational programming.  The Director will work to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic business plan that will increase revenue and provide a vehicle to promote lifelong learning through the provision of educational experiences for physicians and other health professionals.  Specific duties are listed as follows.

  • Hire, train and lead members of the Office for CME
  • Provide daily guidance to the staff of the Office for CME
  • Preparation of financial analyses including business plans for new ventures
  • Preparation and oversight of the budget for CME
  • Define the changing role of CME in the emerging healthcare environment consistent with the ISMMS and CME missions
  • Develop policy initiatives and pricing guidelines for CME programs
  • Collaborate with ISMMS departments to identify new areas for course development
  • Act as a conduit between the academic departments and the Department of Medical Education on issues related to CME
  • Promote and oversee CME activities within departments
  • Responsible for ensuring that every CME activity sponsored by the medical school adheres to the ACCME Essentials, Guidelines and Standards
  • Work closely with program directors in planning, implementing and evaluating CME activities
  • Develop and promote CME activities in all health system and affiliate hospitals


  • Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree is preferred
  • Minimum of five years of experience in Continuing Medical Education
  • Progressive responsibility in an Academic Health Center
  • Excellent organizational and management skills with a demonstrated ability to coach staff and develop high performing teams
  • Experience in setting and achieving strategic objectives
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to interact with a variety of constituencies both on and off campus
  • Fiscally savvy and demonstrated sales ability
  • Understanding of the use of technology and the capacity to engage in technical discussions
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Exceptional planning, problem-solving, motivational and analytical skills


Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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