Residency Program Director - Family Medicine

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Job ID: EB-1381688508
Job Title: Residency Program Director – Family Medicine
Location: Chicago, IL

Family Medicine Residency Program Director Opportunity
Major Safety-Net Hospital with an ACGME-Accredited Family Medicine Program in Chicago, IL


Program Director has the authority and accountability for the operations of the Family Medicine Residency Program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the recruitment of qualified family medicine faculty
  • Help gain and maintain program accreditation for the program from ACGME
  • Participate in the overall formulation, review and revision of policies and procedures, and structure and content of the program’s curriculum
  • Recruit, interview, and select residents, and facilitate their involvement with the medical center community
  • Develop an evaluation process for resident performance and participate in the evaluation and promotion of Residents
  • Participate at least semi-annually in competency evaluation of Residents
  • Represent the program on medical center committees, including the graduate medical education committee, Department of Family Medicine
  • Represent the program on appropriate committees of medical school affiliates
  • Engage in Quality Assurance and standards of practice activities necessary to promote a safe work environment
Department Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitor curriculum effectiveness and develop the evaluation process, including a subjective survey for residents and faculty on curriculum effectiveness
  • Modify the curriculum to incorporate results of the evaluations and changes in medical education theory as reflected in ACGME requirements
  • Ensure conferences are scheduled to permit resident attendance on a regular basis protected from interruption by routine clinical duties
  • Ensure faculty development and faculty participation in scholarly activities
  • Participate in research, scholarly activities, and quality improvement activities to enhance the program’s academic reputation
  • Institute a formal mechanism specifically designed for promotion of resident-physician well-being and prevention of impairment
  • Institute a structured and facilitated group for resident support that meets on a regular basis
  • Devote sufficient time to the residency program (i.e., at least 28 hours per week spent in resident administration, teaching, precepting and attending duties exclusive of time spent in direct patient care without the presence of residents)
  • Designate a specific time commitment to patient care in order to maintain clinical skills
  • Devise a method by which all resident performed procedures are supervised and evaluated
  • With the faculty, devise a credentialing process to establish when a resident is competent to perform specific procedures
  • Maintain compliance with all ACGME requirements for program directors found in the ACGME common and program specific requirements.
Required Qualifications:
  • Degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  • Must have current license to practice medicine in the State of Illinois.
  • Must have board certification by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience
  • Please Note: Prior to assuming this position, a minimum of five years of clinical experience in family medicine as well as at least two years as a core faculty member in an ACGME-accredited program is required.
Application Process + Instructions:

Applicants are asked to apply online via the “Apply Now” button below. All expressions of interest, including a CV, must be submitted to Elaine Auerbach at and/or

Your application will be held with the strictest confidence.