Behavioral Health Course in MD Curriculum Seeks Basic Science Co-director

The Foundation Phase of the School of Medicine's MD curriculum seeks a basic science co-director for its behavioral health course "Human Behavior in Health and Disease" for fall 2019. This second-year medical course runs from approximately August 1 to August 15 and includes the following topics: normal and abnormal development, autism, learning theory and therapies, personality disorders, genetics, psychopharmacology, intimate partner violence, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, eating disorders, alcohol and substance abuse, and other related topics.

The Foundation Phase of the School of Medicine's MD curriculum seeks a basic-science co-director for its behavioral health course ("Human Behavior in Health and Disease") for fall 2019. This second-year medical course runs from approximately August 1 to August 15 and includes the following topics: normal and abnormal development, autism, learning theory and therapies, personality disorders, genetics, psychopharmacology, intimate partner violence, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, eating disorders, alcohol and substance abuse, and other related topics.

The co-director may be a faculty member from a basic science department or a faculty member in a clinical department with a strong interest in basic science. The basic science co-director will work with the current clinical co-director and will receive approximately 8% salary support up to the NIH salary cap. Duties will include curriculum design, content delivery, small-group management, assessment, and attendance at monthly Foundation Phase meetings.

Self-nominations as well as nominations by chairs or colleagues are welcome. Top candidates will be interviewed. Nominations and applications will be accepted by Kurt Gilliland, Associate Dean of Curriculum (kogillil@med.unc.edu) until January 25.

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