Physician-Family Medicine Residency Program Director -133

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 6, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs
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Full Time

WVU Department of Family Medicine Residency Program Director

The Department of Family Medicine in the West Virginia University School of Medicine (WVUSOM) is seeking a visionary leader to serve as Residency Program Director (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to work in Morgantown, WV.

Duties: This position is responsible for program administration and operations; resident recruitment and selection; education in the context of patient care; supervision; assessment, promotion and disciplinary actions; scholarly activity; and for the establishment of an effective learning climate at all teaching sites. Specific responsibilities may be delegated by the program director but he/she is accountable to the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), the designated institutional official (DIO), and to the ACGME FM-RC for the timely and accurate completion of all tasks. Additionally, the successful candidate will practice in the areas of Family Medicine by providing excellent patient care and will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.

Qualifications: Candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for state medical license. Successful candidate must have completed a Family Medicine residency program. Candidate must demonstrate Family Medicine expertise and at least three years of documented educational, administrative, GME experience. Current certification by the American Board of Family Medicine or by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians is required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

In addition to the ACGME, numerous entities govern the residency program. These include (but are not limited to) the WVUSOM, WVU Medicine, bylaws of WVU's Affiliated Hospitals, the Joint Commission, the American Board of Family Medicine, and the NRMP. Compliance, at all times, with these requirements is the responsibility of the program director, working in concert with the WVUSOM.

The Program Director also works collaboratively with the Residency Leadership Team, which includes an Ambulatory Associate Program Director, an Inpatient Associate Program Director, Residency Program Administrator, Residency Program Coordinator, chief and associate chief residents to achieve the program's vision and mission. This position directly reports to the Department Chair and Central GME at the WVU School of Medicine. The Department of Family Medicine includes 26 faculty, 9 Advanced Practice Providers, 18 residents, and 1 population health fellow.

This is an exceptional leadership opportunity for a physician with an unwavering commitment to clinical care, scholarship, and the advancement of graduate medical education throughout the region we serve.

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If you have additional questions, please contact Payden Eckleberry at

West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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