Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 225706-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Medicine of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is actively seeking a well-qualified physician with innovative leadership skills and good interpersonal skills to join our faculty as Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The faculty member will be responsible for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and the ACGME accredited fellowship programs in the Department of Medicine. In addition to excellent leadership skills, the ideal candidate will have a track record of academic excellence and be knowledgeable of ACGME policies and procedures.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal Duties:

The IM Residency Program Director has responsibility, authority, and accountability for: administration and operations; teaching and scholarly activity; resident recruitment and selection, evaluation, and promotion of residents, and disciplinary action; supervision of residents; and resident education in the context of patient care. The IM Program Director will perform and oversee those duties and responsibilities set forth in UW Health's Bylaws and by the UW Health Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office and the Resident Quality and Safety Council (RQSC). The position will be responsible for the oversight of the ACGME accredited fellowship programs within the Department of Medicine. The position will promote a diverse, welcoming and inclusive environment for for all learners.

- Serve as primary Department of Medicine liaison to UW Health GME Office for all Internal Medicine Residency Program, and associated fellowship matters, meeting regularly with the designated institutional official (DIO).
- Work with division and department leadership to ensure all who educate residents do so effectively and to the satisfaction of the program.
- Oversee the preparation and submission of accurate and complete information required and requested by the DIO, GMEC, and ACGME.
- Ensure internal medicine residency and fellowship programs' compliance with the sponsoring institution's policies and procedures.
- Document and provide verification of program completion for all graduates, within 30-days.
- Attend the following Department of Medicine meetings: Leadership Council meetings, Executive Committee meetings and Division meetings (as appropriate). Attend other meetings at the request of the Chair or Vice Chair for Education.
- Supervise the education administration roles for the IM Residency Associate Program Directors and Fellowship Program Directors.

- Design and conduct the program in a fashion consistent with the needs of the community, the missions of the Department of Medicine, UW School of Medicine and Public Health (UW SMPH) and UW Health.
- Incorporate the needs of the populations the program serves in the design and implementation of the program curriculum
- Promote a learning environment that underscores a respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Promote the research training and scholarly productivity of trainees.
- Promote, monitor, and maintain a learning environment conducive to educating the residents in each of the ACGME Competency domains.

- Provide oversight to ACGME fellowship programs within the Dept of Medicine.
- Provide oversight and leadership to the Associate Program Directors and promote their career development.
- Oversee primary care track, physician scientist program (IMPACT), health equity pathway, and global health pathway.
- Be a role model of professionalism: demonstrating compassion, integrity, and respect for others, high quality patient care, educational excellence, and a scholarly approach to work; creating an environment where respectful discussion is welcome, with the goal of continued improvement of the educational experience.
- Promote, monitor, and maintain a learning and working environment in which faculty role model the Core Competencies and residents meet the standards of the program, including having the opportunity to raise concerns and provide feedback in a confidential manner as appropriate, without fear of intimidation or retaliation.
- Ensure trainees obtain mentorship and career guidance.

It is expected that the successful candidate will have approximately 25% time devoted to direct patient care and teaching of learners in the clinical environment.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MD, DO, or equivalent required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Has a minimum of 5-yrs of documented educational leadership experience
- Has demonstrated excellent administrative and leadership capabilities
- Has a proven commitment to developing and maintaining a high quality curriculum and with ongoing curriculum quality improvement.
- Possesses excellent clinical skills, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
- Has a proven ability to function within a complex and evolving environment
- Consistently demonstrates professionalism in clinical, educational and/or research environments
- Has a track record of academic excellence as evidenced by scholarly achievements such as publications in peer reviewed journals

License or Certificate:

Holds current board certification in internal medicine from the ABIM or AOBIM or specialty qualifications.

Additional Information:

Meets qualifications for:
- Wisconsin medical license
- Appointment to the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Active Medical Staff
- Candidacy for appointment to the UW-Madison SMPH Faculty at Associate Professor or Professor rank on CHS track



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

NOVEMBER 04, 2020


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to submit a CV and a personal statement/cover letter. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references during the application process.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 30, 2020, however, positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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