Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

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Job ID: EB-7603403195
Job Title: Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
GME Programs at HCA Florida Westside Hospital/Northwest Hospital
Sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida

HCA Florida Healthcare is a proven leader in graduate medical education (GME), and we are proud to be using our resources to build the largest high-quality network of GME programs in the country. With more than 570 affiliated sites of care, HCA Florida Healthcare is the largest network of hospitals and physician practices across the state – our 11,000 physicians, 25,000 nurses, and 79,000 colleagues are united to create a connected and collaborative healthcare experience for our colleagues, patients, and communities, and a world-class educational experience for our medical students, residents, and fellows.

To continue growing our UME and GME footprint, HCA East Florida GME Division is seeking an experienced and dynamic physician leader to head the inaugural ACGME-accredited Gastroenterology (GI) fellowship program [2 fellows per year, 6 total] at HCA Florida Westside Hospital/Northwest Hospital as Program Director.

By joining HCA Healthcare as a medical education leader, the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director will become part of the largest GME provider in the United States and will have the opportunity to help shape the direction and goals of medical education at the Division and at the national level.

Living in South Florida:
  • A top destination in the country: Broward County surrounds beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, along the East coast of the state, in proximity to gorgeous beaches and popular attractions for tourists and residents alike. The local suburbs are located near sprawling shorelines, golf courses, family-friendly communities, Everglades National Park, and Las Olas Blvd., known for endless shopping amenities and a wide array of restaurants and nightlife.
  • A “Tax-Friendly State” with NO state income tax or estate tax
  • Affordable Cost of Living index; Reasonably-Priced Real Estate
  • Comfortable year-round weather and sunny days (average daily temperature of 70 degrees)
  • The 4th strongest economy in the U.S. and has enjoyed continued growth in the healthcare, technology, and education sectors that continue to attract diverse groups of professionals and learners.
GI Fellowship Program Highlights:
  • GI Protected Time: [2 fellows per year, 6 fellows total] 0.3-0.4 FTE Administration and leadership of the program and 0.6-0.7 FTE Clinical; the position will be supported by an APD. Eligibility for affiliate academic appointment.
  • The Gastroenterology GME Program recognized as a Colorectal Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission.
About HCA Healthcare:
  • HCA Healthcare is one of the largest healthcare systems in the country with over 180 hospitals and 2,300+ additional sites of care in 21 states.
  • HCA Healthcare GME is the nation’s leading provider of GME Services with over 5,000 residents and fellows in ACGME-accredited programs, all brought together by a single mission.
  • HCA East Florida GME Division oversees 46 residency and fellowship programs with close to 700 residents and fellows in (9) teaching hospitals.
  • HCA Florida Healthcare brings the nation’s leading, comprehensive health care to over 3 million Floridians each year.
  • Our healthcare system was established over 50 years ago and continues to improve the quality of care provided to approximately 5% of the population in the U.S..
Your Qualifications for the Position:

The GI Fellowship Program Director will be eligible for an affiliate academic appointment. The Program Director will be part of the overall GME leadership within the HCA Healthcare East Florida Division and will collaborate with other Program Directors, GME Directors, Hospital Leadership, and a variety of other stakeholders to assure the highest quality of education and the program.

This role gives the Program Director the opportunity to practice in his/her desired specialty at the primary and/or affiliated sites, under employment by HCA or one of its area specialty partners, as well as opportunities to engage in collaborative research and scholarship. Mid-level support available.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Terminal Medical Degree (M.D. or D.O.)
  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM), or hold credentials deemed equivalent to Certification by the ACGME’s Internal Medicine RRC
  • At least three (3) years of educational and/or GME administrative experience post residency
  • Demonstrated clinical competence as a practicing physician
  • Unrestricted credentials within HCA Florida and be licensed or eligible to practice medicine by the state of Florida.
Application Instructions:

Applicants are asked to apply online by clicking the “Apply Online” button below. Expressions of interest, including a CV, should be submitted to Eric Dickerson: and/or

Contact Information:
Eric Dickerson
Managing Director & Sr. Practice Leader
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Phone: (972) 265-5245 – Direct

Excellent Comprehensive Salary + Benefits/Incentives:

  • Impressive compensation package plus annual incentive compensation opportunity
  • Sign-on bonus
  • 401(k) match; Robust retirement program
  • Occurrence based malpractice insurance
  • Relocation stipend
  • Income guarantee with shareholder track
  • Paid vacation, sick, and holidays
  • Benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision
  • GME/CME allowance
  • A positive work-life balance and Florida’s natural beauty and lifestyle

HCA Florida Healthcare has partnered with Kaye/Bassman to recruit for this GME position at HCA Florida Westside/Northwest Hospital. HCA is an EEO/AA Employer and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including historically underrepresented populations in medicine.