PGY-4 Chief Resident, Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Medicine

Florida Atlantic University
Clinical - Off Campus Location (COM use only)

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Position Summary:

The Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

The Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University is seeking a PGY-4 Chief Medical Resident to join its Internal Medicine Residency Program for the 2022-23 academic year.

This University-based program is sponsored by Florida Atlantic University in collaboration with our Graduate Medical Education Consortium. The Internal Medicine Residency utilizes three Consortium hospitals (Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Bethesda Hospital East, and Delray Medical Center) to provide a strong clinical experience and a broad diversity of patients. Residents are provided with a comprehensive and balanced curriculum that prepares them for careers in general internal medicine or medical subspecialties. Additionally, they have access to the College of Medicine’s Simulation Center.

The mission of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is to educate physicians and scientists to meet the healthcare needs of Florida, to conduct biomedical research to advance knowledge which improves patient care, and to serve patients and communities with competence, compassion, and respect. The mission of the Internal Medicine Residency is to provide trainees with the education and experiences that will help develop the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed to be a well-rounded, thoughtful, and empathetic physician who is board-certified in internal medicine and embraces life-long learning.

The PGY-4 Chief Medical Resident, Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Medicine, will assist the Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency and have a flexible role which will include direct teaching, scheduling of academic half day, management of schedules and jeopardy systems, supervision and evaluation of residents, advising and mentoring residents, and leadership.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serving as teaching faculty in continuity clinic (3 half days per week) and on inpatient ward services (12 weeks in the year).
  • Working with the PGY-3 chief residents to handle administrative tasks including jeopardy coverage schedules, night medicine schedules, and resident concerns/complaints.
  • Promoting a learning environment conducive to educating the residents in each of the ACGME competencies.
  • Evaluating and reporting to the PD the supervising interactions and/or learning environment that does not meet the program’s standards.
  • Mentoring and guiding residents in quality improvement and research projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree (M.D. or D.O.) from an accredited institution at time of appointment required.

Anticipated graduation from an accredited internal medicine residency program in June 2022.

Anticipated eligibility to sit for the ABIM or AOBIM exam, Florida medical licensure, and appropriate medical staff appointment.

Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Ability to serve as an advocate for individuals of all ethnicities, genders, ages, and backgrounds.



College or Department:

College of Medicine


Clinical - Off Campus Location (COM use only)

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Required Documents:
FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae.

The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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