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KCOM - Residency Program Director, Kirksville Family Medicine

A.T. Still University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 14, 2023

A rural, community-based, fully accredited family medicine program sponsored by the founding school of osteopathic medicine, is seeking a new residency program director.

A.T. Still University—Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, in collaboration with Northeast Regional Medical Center, is seeking a highly compassionate and motivated physician leader for the family medicine residency program to serve as program director and advance the training of physicians seeking to provide care in rural and underserved communities.

The residency program, located at ATSU’s Gutensohn Clinic, provides comprehensive primary care education. We incorporate osteopathic principles and practice into our education and care training for residents and medical students in a welcoming environment that promotes individual and community wellness. This ACGME accredited program, sponsored with an academic community-based setting, has 12 resident positions (4-4-4) and focuses on graduating practice-ready physicians who will thrive in service of their community.

The program director leads a dedicated team of faculty to provide a high quality, state of the art learning and clinical experience. While this site serves as a core clinical training site for KCOM, additional opportunities exist for the program director to contribute to the education of years 1 and 2 osteopathic medical students at KCOM.

Interested applicants should contact:

Richard J. LaBaere, II, DO, MPH, FAODME, FNAOME

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Major Job Duties

  1. Ensure compliance to policies and procedures of the ATSU clinics, ACGME, and Still OPTI programs
  2. Assure adherence and develop the required curriculum to meet family medicine program standards
  3. Work with clinic administration and staff to provide standardized quality indicators for the program
  4. Provide supervision, evaluation, and mentorship to residents in the program
  5. Responsible for monitoring the faculty and residents' assignments, outcomes, and proper conduct of educational activities
  6. Provide direction, leadership, and work cooperatively with clinic administration
  7. Assist with undergraduate teaching program, as needed {lectures, labs}
  8. Oversee student clinical education of years 3 and 4 for students assigned to GCA family medicine rotations

Job Responsibilities

  1. Monitor educational activities
  2. Recruit and retain high caliber residents who exhibit interest and commitment to excellence in patient care and medical education, demonstrated competency in clinical research, high ethics, and a commitment to a high order of professionalism
  3. Responsible for residents' annual evaluations
  4. Responsible for overseeing resident patient care services
  5. Responsible for overseeing resident patient care production in coordination with clinic administration
  6. Serve on committees with NRMC and KCOM, as requested
  7. Supervise resident scholarly activity
  8. Participate in department activities {KFM}, as needed
  9. Conduct ongoing review of the residency program as required by ACGME
  10. Participate with DIO and assistant DIO making recommendations for improvement in the education program
  11. Oversee and evaluate core family medicine faculty

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, DO, or Medical Doctor degree with significant training and clinical experience in osteopathic medicine
  • Must include current certification by the American Board of Family Medicine or by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
  • Must include current medical licensure
  • Leadership
  • Clinical experience and expertise
  • Mentorship
  • ACGME standard requirements knowledge
  • Basic office procedures relevant to family medicine
ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit: .

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