Executive Director, Medical Programs - Physician Programs Division

  • Kaplan
  • Remote
  • Sep 16, 2021

Job Description

The physician programs division of Kaplan is a leading provider of educational resources that assist students, faculty, administrators, and post-graduate physician-educators in preparing for and improving their competence in the practice of medicine. 

We are looking for an individual with experience as both a practicing clinician as well as 5+ years of experience as a clinical educator to lead our content team. 

This role is responsible for being the lead creator in the next generation of products and services for physicians-in-training at every level


  • In conjunction with content, marketing, sales teams, and discovery team, develop a strategy for a curriculum support that spans typical medical school curriculums. 

  • Lead the development and innovation of curriculum support products to carry out this strategy and provide analysis from customer interactions to guide the modification of the strategy. 

  • Lead the creative direction, including, but not limited to, the style guides that the team of writers follows to improve their consistency and quality. 

  • Development of guidelines and metrics for improving writer quality. 

  • Provide the model for best-in-class content as models for the writer team. 

  • Review the work of writers, provide feedback, and ensure quality. 

  • Lead the resolution of clinical quality issues and errata.

Other professional responsibilities

  • Maintain expert working knowledge of Kaplan’s physician products so as to educate faculty, administrators, and students in their use as needed in support of sales, marketing, and other functions. 

  • Provide input on the author team composition, hiring, and quality control. 

  • Provide public-facing thought leadership via potential channels, e.g., blog posts, public appearances, etc. on trends in medical education as related to Kaplan’s physician programs.

  • Develop and maintain effective and collegial working relationships with Kaplan staff

  • Be a role model for others in promoting the company’s ethics and culture.

  • Assist colleagues in obtaining their goals and objectives.

  • Teaching opportunities available if desired

  • Other duties as assigned


  • MD or DO

  • Experience in clinical/medical skills education at multiple levels

  • Knowledge of curricular design 

  • Strong organizational skills 

  • Self-motivated 

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written

  • Proficient in use of basic technology, with high willingness to adapt and learn new applications and technology as the business and the field evolves 

 Job Specifics (Location and Salary)

  • Remote location (can work from home with appropriate internet connectivity)

  • Expected to attend multiple conventions and visit clients throughout the country as appropriate (90 remote/10 travel)

  • Salary – competitive with that of an Assistant Dean level at a medical school


Remote/Nationwide, USA

Additional Locations 

Employee Type


Job Functional Area 

Program/Department Leadership

Kaplan is an Equal Opportunity Employer