Open Rank Clinical Faculty – Residency Program Director - Family Medicine (College of Medicine) -

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Houston College of Medicine (UHCOM) is recruiting for Family Medicine Residency Program Director to join the educational team of Founding Dean Stephen J. Spann, M.D., M.B.A. The inaugural class of 30 students began July 2020 and the second class of 30 began July 2021. The third class will increase in size to 60 students. Construction on a dedicated medical education building began in May 2020 and should be complete by July 2022.

Specific duties include the following:

Primary Responsibilities :
  • Maintenance of programmatic ACGME accreditation
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with affiliated institutions
  • Teaching and providing administrative oversight to the residents in the program
  • Recruitment of strong trainees and management of appropriate program growth
  • Development and operationalizing programs to grow efforts in diversity and inclusion
  • Involvement in personal and trainee scholarly activity
  • Mentoring of trainees and faculty
  • Providing feedback and development to teaching faculty
  • Assessment and evaluation of program curriculum, including clinical experiences
The HC/UHCOM Family Medicine program received initial accreditation July 1, 2018 and is based at HCA Houston Healthcare West. The program is approved for 30 trainees and will graduate its first class in 2022.

As the nation’s top-performing healthcare system and largest sponsor of GME, HCA believes in challenging residents to exceed patient’s expectations. Currently, the consortium sponsors seven residency programs, but that number shall grow by 2025.

The University of Houston is a comprehensive, Carnegie Tier 1 public research university located in a park-like campus that is close to the Texas Medical Center and major energy companies. With over 45,000 students distributed across 16 different colleges including Nursing, Pharmacy, Optometry and Social Work. The University of Houston has one of the most ethnically diverse student population among major state research universities in the country. As a location, Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States that has an internationally diverse population, first-rate recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and affordable housing.

The University of Houston offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary and rank will be commensurate with academic achievements and experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and educational leadership interests and experience.

Full-Time: 1.0 FTE

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Qualifications :
  • Certification in Family Medicine by the ABFM
  • Licensed, or able to be licensed to practice by the Texas Medical Board
  • Three years of documented educational and/or administrative experience in an ACGME-accredited Family Medicine residency program
  • Impeccable communication skills and strong team-building abilities
  • Commitment to the mission of the University of Houston College of Medicine
Preferred Experience
  • Experience in developing new ACGME-accredited training programs
  • National Institute of Program Director Development (NPDD) fellowship
  • Curriculum development and program evaluation in the area of graduate medical education
  • Experience with underserved patient populations
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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