Also referred to as:
CAO, Chief of Residency Program
Requirements and Responsibilities
Chief Academic Officer - Healthcare oversees the residency program within the healthcare organization affiliated with a university. Evaluates and coordinates the academic performance of the residents in the program to ensure they are in line with the strategic goals of the medical school. Being a Chief Academic Officer - Healthcare requires a MD degree from an accredited school. Requires a valid state license to practice. Additionally, Chief Academic Officer - Healthcare typically reports to top management. The Chief Academic Officer - Healthcare manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Chief Academic Officer - Healthcare typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.