Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

The Pediatrics Residency Program (PRP) is the core graduate medical education program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. The PRP prioritizes educationally-driven, individualized clinical training and incorporates innovative curricula focused on leadership, health systems science, healthcare disparities, and more. The PRP is led by a Program Director, in collaboration with Associate/Assistant Program Directors, Program Coordinators, and core faculty. The PRP is supported by the Office of Medical Education and Vice Dean’s Office, with oversight and collaboration with the Designated Institutional Official, Vice Dean, and the Associate Deans for Administration and Research.

The Associate Program Director (APD) is a vital part of our program’s continued innovation and growth. The APD provides leadership and direction related to the residency curriculum and serves as a core faculty member and mentor within the program. Individuals who can contribute to our program's diversity through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service to the institution are encouraged to apply. The APD reports to the Program Director and designated institutional official. The APD will be a board-certified pediatrician with a record of academic scholarship and hold a faculty appointment with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Chair, Curriculum Committee
    • Lead initiatives related to curriculum development, evaluation and improvement
    • Ensures compliance with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and American Board of Pediatrics regulations
    • Participates in the ACGME Program Self-Study
    • Oversee the case conference series
  • Member, Program Evaluation Committee
  • Member and Faculty Advisor, Clinical Competency Committee
    • Review trainee assessments and assign milestones
    • Determine need for and plan trainee remediation or advancement
    • Conduct semi-annual review with trainee
  • Faculty Advisor, Pediatric Academic Colleagues and Communities (PACC) learning community
  • Core Faculty, Leadership Executive Academic Development (LEAD) curriculum
  • Core Faculty, Wellness, Reflection, Advancement, and Professionalism (WRAP) Week
  • Core Faculty, Patient Experience Week
  • Member, Residency Recruitment Committee
  • Clinical time in specialty

Additional expectations include:

  • Promotes the mission, vision, and values of JHU SOM/JHM, JHACH, the Office of Medical Education, and Pediatric Residency Program
  • Promotes a culture of innovation and commitment to academic growth
  • Promotes a culture of excellence, inclusiveness, and positivity in the clinical learning environment
  • Promotes recruitment and development of a diverse leadership team, core faculty, and trainee cohort
  • Provides effective leadership and mentorship to core faculty and trainees
  • Demonstrates clinical excellence in specialty
  • Actively and regularly participates in leadership meetings
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills and professionalism

The APD must be a board-certified pediatrician with a record of academic scholarship. Graduate medical education administrative experience preferred.

Include CV and letter of interest in the application.

Additional inquiries should be directed to Kristine Kirstein at

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