Residency Program Director, Pediatrics

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Job ID: EB-1003898392
Job Title: Residency Program Director, Pediatrics
Location: Palm Beach, FL

Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program
GME Programs at HCA Florida Palms West Hospital
Palm Beach County, Florida

As one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare is comprised of over 184 hospitals and 2,300+ additional sites of care in 21 states and the United Kingdom. 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 this trajectory, HCA Healthcare East Florida is seeking an experienced and dynamic physician leader to head our ACGME-accredited Pediatric residency training program [6 residents per year, 18 total] at HCA Florida Palms West Hospital as Program Director.

By joining HCA Healthcare as a medical education leader, the Pediatric Residency 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. Additionally, the Program Director will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program, in compliance with ACGME and ABMS regulations and requirements, including the development and administration of a high-quality curriculum, resident and faculty scholarly activity, faculty evaluation and development, assessment and mentorship of residents, evaluation and development of the program, engagement with hospital leadership and the community, budget oversight, resident recruitment efforts, and timely communication with regulatory agencies and Division leadership.

Where You’ll Work:
  • The position is located in South Florida’s Palm Beach County (Loxahatchee, FL) along the East coast of the state, in proximity to gorgeous top-rated beaches, warm weather, and popular destinations for tourists and residents alike.
  • HCA Healthcare Graduate Medical Education is the largest sponsor of residency and fellowship programs across the state of Florida.
    • 134+ Residencies & Fellowships
    • 22 Teaching Hospitals
    • 2,100+ Residents & Fellows
  • HCA Florida Healthcare brings comprehensive, high-quality healthcare to over 3 million Floridians each year.
  • The Pediatric GME Program is based in a 204-bed community hospital in South Florida with 47 inpatient pediatric and pediatric intensive care beds.
  • Curriculum includes MedStudy Board Review materials, Lectures from faculty on AAP topics, Inpatient Rotations — inpatient care, critical care including NICU & PICU, Continuity Clinic, Ambulatory general pediatrics — PGY1 and PGY3, Subspecialty Rotations.
  • HCA Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of quality, patient-centered care.
  • Your Experience: Must be a pediatric hospitalist or intensivist (is most desired), but other specialization will be considered.
  • HCA East Florida GME Division is the second largest Division and oversees 46 residency and fellowship programs with close to 700 residents and fellows in nine (9) teaching hospitals. In addition, the East Florida Division maintains active partnerships with 16 medical schools [MD, DO, DPM] and several health professional schools and provides clinical rotations for over 1,500 medical and health professions students each year, across 10 teaching hospitals.
The Position:

The Pediatric Residency Program Director reports directly to the Division Vice President for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official, Dr. Thomas Genuit, with joint hiring through MEdNax/Pediatrix and HCA GME.

The Pediatric Residency Program Director will be eligible for an affiliate academic appointment at Nova Southeastern University Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine and/or one of the other Medical School partners of the East Florida GME Division. The Pediatric Program Director will be based at HCA Florida Healthcare Palms West Hospital.

Based on the program size and ACGME requirements, it will be expected that the Program Director spends 40% in administration and teaching related to the program and 60% with clinical activities.

Your Qualifications/Experience:

The Pediatric Residency Program Director must possess:

  • M.D. or D.O. medical degree is required.
  • Current certification by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in his/her specialty:
    • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) or American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics (AOBP) or hold credentials deemed equivalent to Certification by the ACGME’s Pediatric Review Committee is required.
  • Must obtain a License to practice medicine in Florida and be credentialed at the facilities of his/her clinical engagement.
  • The ideal candidate has at least three (3) years of clinical experience in an academic/teaching environment, and has demonstrated involvement in medical education leadership, as well as active involvement in research and scholarship over the past five (5) years.
  • Candidates with experience as Program Director, APD, and/or Core Faculty with leadership involvement are strongly preferred.
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 Palms West Hospital. HCA is an EEO/AA Employer and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including historically underrepresented populations in medicine.