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Education and Academic Affairs

Education and Academic Affairs

 

Raise the bar in healthcare education worldwide.

HSS has been home to the brightest minds in orthopedics and rheumatology for over 150 years. And we’re still leading the way. Our Education & Academic Affairs Division is a renowned source for education, training, research and knowledge, both locally and globally. From our latest sports safety program focusing on reducing the risk of ACL injury in young athletes to our HSS eAcademy which delivers education to our dedicated professionals on demand, we’re on a constant quest to enhance public health and patient care, worldwide, through knowledge transfer and state of the art programming. This area is expanding rapidly, which means exciting opportunities for everyone. If you’re motivated, collaborative and committed to excellence, you can help in HSS’ mission to be the most trusted educator in musculoskeletal health for communities around the world.

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“I truly feel like what I do matters.”

Carle-Marie Memnon
Senior Director, Academic Training
Joined HSS in 2012

My role is all about reinforcing our culture of continuous learning and improvement. Providing the best possible training and mentoring for everyone here helps keep HSS number one in its field. I work with staff members at all levels throughout the organization from the leadership team to the medical staff and clinical care providers. Seeing employees and trainees grow and develop is tremendously rewarding. It’s a supportive, innovative environment that equips people to do, and be, their best. And it’s one of the many reasons I, and so many others, stay reaching 10, 20, 30 and even 40-plus years of service at HSS.

Lauren Hee

“Professional growth is important to me.”

Lauren Hee
Senior Resource Development Coordinator, Professional Education
Joined HSS in 2012

I help acquire grants, exhibits, and sponsorships that fund professional education programs. The hospital is constantly evolving, and for me that means we can be more creative in the way that we recognize exhibitors and sponsors. My supervisor is always open to new ideas, and I really feel that I have the freedom and flexibility to approach my work in different ways. I’m always learning new things, which is extremely important to me. While working at HSS, I attended graduate school to earn my MBA in Healthcare Management, and HSS even provided partial reimbursement of tuition fees. HSS truly wants to see its people succeed.

Explore the different roles available in our Education and Academic Affairs Division.

When you join the Academic Training team, you will partner with colleagues across the hospital to organize and facilitate our highly sought after medical student, residency and fellowship programs. As a part of our dynamic Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, you’ll have a direct impact in providing a world-class education experience to physicians, while helping to expand our academic leadership around the world. Additionally, as an AT team member, you will work very closely with staff members in our state-of-the art Bioskills Education Laboratory, which provides a simulated surgical training environment for our trainees, accredited by American College of Surgeons (ACS) Education Institute as well as staff members in the Kim Barrett Memorial Medical Library. 

The Professional Education team routinely collaborates with HSS clinical services and notable domestic and international organizations to develop continuing medical education activities in musculoskeletal health. These activities for physicians, surgeons, and allied health professionals are intended to drive improvement in practice and optimize the care, health, and wellness of their patients. HSS Alumni also participate in these activities, continuing their lifelong journey and satisfying the considerable need for up-to-date educational resources. This team ensures accreditation and compliance for all accredited professional education activities sponsored by HSS, from live onsite programs to those on our world class digital platform, HSS eAcademy®. Our members’ expertise ranges from needs assessment and curriculum development to on-site management and marketing, and these innovative, energetic colleagues embrace change on HSS’s road to sustained leadership in musculoskeletal health. 

HSS forms strategic partnerships with leading healthcare organizations worldwide through advisory and knowledge exchange collaborations. Our partners focus on high-quality patient care, academic excellence and cutting-edge research. They are keen to share knowledge, build expertise and improve patient outcomes. Join us and help to establish new global collaborations, and expand existing ones. Our partnerships may be advisory, academic or clinical, research-based or operational. Whatever their focus, you’ll use your cultural awareness and proven leadership skills to maximize their potential. 

Public & Patient Education is committed to providing world-class impactful education, outreach and exercise programs to the diverse communities we serve. This team is responsible for working with an interdisciplinary team of professionals to assess our communities’ needs and develop tailored programs, both onsite, in the community and digitally, to meet these needs. Whether you are designing and facilitating programs, creating evaluation tools, or developing and implementing outcomes analyses, you can be assured your efforts will impact the care and quality of life for patients and the public everywhere. Public & Patient members have varied expertise from public health to social work to epidemiology.

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Here are just a few of the many benefits you'll experience as part of the Education and Academic Affairs department at HSS:

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Hospital for Special Surgery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.