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Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program - Assistant/Associate Professor...

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 is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. We are seeking faculty who can contribute to the diversity and excellence in our programs and courses through their research, teaching and service.

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University is seeking an Associate Program Director to join its Internal Medicine Residency Program. This position is intended for faculty with experience in teaching, leadership, innovation, and clinical service in an internal medicine residency program. Our residency program is committed to building a diverse educational environment. We are seeking faculty who can contribute to excellence in our programs through their research, teaching, and service. Board certification in internal medicine is required, and individuals with subspecialty training are encouraged to apply.

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 Associate Program Director will assist the Program Director (PD) and have a flexible role to include direct teaching of residents and medical students, development of instructional materials and curricular design, supervision and evaluation of residents, advising and mentoring residents, and leadership in research and scholarship.

The clinical component of this position is flexible/negotiable. Options could include inpatient and/or outpatient in general internal medicine, geriatric medicine, or one of the other internal medicine subspecialties.

Responsibilities include:

  • Report directly to the Internal Medicine Program Director
  • Take an active role in curriculum development, resident teaching and evaluation, continuous program improvement, and faculty development
  • Assist in development of and implementation of Performance Improvement Plans for struggling residents
  • Promote a learning environment conducive to educating the residents in each of the ACGME competencies
  • Serve as teaching faculty within the Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Dedicate at least 20 hours per week to the administrative and educational activities of the internal medicine educational program and receive institutional support for this time
  • Participate in academic societies and in educational programs designed to enhance educational and administrative skills
  • Mentor and guide internal medicine residents in quality improvement projects, case reports, and research projects

Minimum Qualifications:

"Doctoral degree (M.D. or D.O.) from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher required.

A Florida medical license or eligibility for Florida licensure and American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or American Board of Osteopathic Internal Medicine (ABOIM) board certification required.

One year of experience as an active faculty member in an ACGME-accredited internal medicine residency program is preferred.

Ongoing clinical activity (inpatient and/or outpatient) preferred.

Demonstrate and support a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Ability to serve as an advocate for individuals of all backgrounds."


Commensurate with Experience

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.

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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