Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Associate Program Director- Internal Medicine Residency

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/18/2019 11:16 AM)
    Specialty Area
    General Internal Medicine-Medicine
  • Summary of Position

    The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) is currently seeking qualified applicants and candidate nominations for the role of Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency.


    As faculty member in the Section of General Internal Medicine, the associate program director is responsible for partnering with the program director in all aspects administration and supervision of the program with a particular focus on ambulatory education.  The ideal candidate will model outstanding professionalism, high quality patient care, educational excellence, and a scholarly approach to work. 


    Successful candidates should have a proven track record of collaboration and the ability to partner with other key organizational stakeholders on initiatives such as the development of graduate medical education programs.   A passion for mentoring is also highly desirable.   The APD role provides protected time for administrative and curricular work, with additional time dedicated to outpatient clinical care and precepting in primary care.  The APD will focus on directing ambulatory based education, with opportunities to review and revise ambulatory based conference curriculum as well as rotational curriculum as the residency program adapts to meet new education goals to address transitions of care, social determinants of health, telephone medicine, EMR management, and interprofessional team based skills as aligned with the needs of the patient population and health system. 


    Candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O.  with active board certification in internal medicine by the ABIM and credentials for a faculty appointment at the level of Associate or full Professor.   Ability to obtain an unrestricted medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is also required.


    The Temple Internal Residency Program is centered within Temple University Hospital, the largest safety net hospital in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and affiliated with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine across the street. We serve the greater population of North Philadelphia as well as the greater Delaware Valley.


    Our program consists of 115 residents (33/33/45 and 4 chief residents) and is dedicated to training outstanding clinicians with an emphasis on ambulatory based training and high value cost conscious care. We provide cutting edge specialized care particularly in the areas of cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology and oncology. Most of our residents subspecialize and obtain very competitive fellowship positions. We also offer a primary care track, urban bioethics track, medical education track, and hospitalist track.  Please learn more about our program at this link: https://medicine.temple.edu/departments-centers/clinical-departments/department-medicine/internal-medicine-residency-program  


    Interested candidates should apply online. 


    Please address your application to Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Should you have any questions regarding the procedure for candidacy please contact Julie Brissett at  julie.brissett@tuhs.temple.edu.


    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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