GME Program Director - Family Medicine Faculty

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Job ID: EB-1162648106
Job Title: GME Program Director – Family Medicine Faculty
Location: El Paso, TX

GME Residency Program Director – Family Medicine (Assistant Professor or Higher)
Department of Family Medicine – Transmountain
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC EP) is a leader in health care education, research, and patient care for El Paso and beyond. TTUHSC El Paso seeks resolute, intrepid individuals daring to build a new vision of patient care and medical education for the 21st century.

The Department of Family Medicine at TTUHSC El Paso Transmountain rests on a hillside in Northwest El Paso adjacent to the scenic Transmountain Drive, which connects Northwest and Northeast El Paso through the beautiful Franklin Mountains State Park. We serve a diverse suburban population from West El Paso, as well as areas extending into other areas of El Paso, West Texas, and Southern New Mexico. The department strives to alleviate the physician shortage of the Paso Del Norte region and is committed to providing a rich border-health and international perspective to residency training.

To continue this trajectory, faculty leaders in the Department of Family Medicine at the TTUHSC El Paso Transmountain Campus are actively recruiting for a full-time Family Medicine Residency Program Director to join the expanding department in El Paso, TX. The Family Medicine Residency Program Director will contribute to the university’s mission through teaching, research, and service while leading the strategic direction of the ACGME-accredited Family Medicine Residency program.

As the foremost academic center in the El Paso region, physicians at TTUHSC El Paso Transmountain combine expert clinical knowledge with leading research to offer care that is both evidence-based and leading edge. Our skilled family physicians proudly teach and train future generations of physicians in graduate and undergraduate medical education programs that are fully supported by the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

FM Program Highlights:
  • Program size: 6/6/6
  • Recruiting PGY 1 residents through the Residency Match Process
  • Accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education and welcomed its inaugural class of Family Medicine residents in July 2022
  • Program fully supported by an Associate Program Director and Core Faculty in the Departments of Family Medicine
  • The Program Director reports to, and will work closely with, the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine – Transmountain, Dr. Peter Catinella
  • Interdisciplinary Teamwork across the Family Medicine Department and the School of Medicine provide a rich, collaborative environment for intellectual, professional, and personal growth
  • TTUHSCEP is the fastest-growing medical school in Texas and is one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas®. TTUHSCEP physicians are consistently ranked on the Best Doctors in America list
  • Competitive salary, exceptional state benefits including paid malpractice, PTO, vacation and sick leave, CME/Professional Development, and relocation expenses. Faculty participation in regional and national organizations is supported and encouraged. Rank commensurate with experience and qualification
  • Career advancement and promotional opportunities in Leadership based on your specialty interest
  • Live in “The Sun City”: In a region unlike any other in the Lone Star State, El Paso ranks as one of the safest, fastest growing, and best places to live in the United States. Nestled on the foothills of the Franklin Mountains, the arid setting of El Paso – with 300+ days of sunshine a year – offers year-round outdoor adventures and a diverse mix of leisure and cultural pursuits. No state income tax, low cost of living, a local emphasis on high-quality education, and the expansive growth of the TTUHSC-EP makes El Paso an exciting place to call home.
Professional Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
  • M.D. or D.O. degree
  • Licensed in Texas, or eligible for medical license in the State of Texas
  • Board Certification in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine or Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine Physicians
  • A minimum of (3) years of clinical experience in Family Medicine
  • A minimum of (3) years of educational and/or administrative experience
  • A minimum of (2) years of experience as core faculty member in an ACGME-accredited family medicine residency program.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Graduate Medical Education (GME) administration
  • Experience in teaching medical students
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated track record in research and peer reviewed publications
  • Regional or emerging national recognition for the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor or Higher
  • A cross-cutting focus on rural health, underserved populations, and health disparities is strongly preferred.
Application Instructions:

All expressions of interest (including a CV and letter of interest) should be submitted to Elaine Auerbach: and/or

Contact Information:
Elaine Auerbach, MBA, MPH
Managing Partner & Practice Leader
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Phone: (972) 265-5259 – Direct

TTUHSC El Paso has partnered with Kaye/Bassman to fill this position for the Department of Family Medicine – Transmountain. Texas Tech University System is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate in employment practices.