Infectious Diseases – Program Director Opportunity
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Internal Number: 711098
St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Board Certified and experienced Infectious Diseases physician to serve as the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The Program Director has responsibility, authority, and accountability for program administration and operations; teaching and scholarly activity; trainee recruitment, selection, evaluation, and promotion; disciplinary action; supervision of trainees; trainee education in the context of patient care; and compliance with all applicable ACGME program requirements.
Program Director Responsibilities include:
Design and conduct the program in a fashion consistent with the needs of the community, the mission of the Sponsoring Institution, and the mission of the program.
Be a role model of professionalism; provide a professional, equitable, respectful, and civil program environment that is free from discrimination, sexual or other harassment, mistreatment, abuse, or coercion; endorse patient safety and personal responsibility; promote responsiveness to patient needs that supersedes self-interest.
Ensure a healthy/safe learning and working environment that promotes trainee well-being and teamwork; create an environment where trainees can comfortably raise concerns and provide feedback without fear of intimidation or retaliation.
Oversee and organize the activities of the program at all clinical sites, including the authority to select and remove teaching faculty members; appoint a local site director for each outside training site.
Ensure the appropriate level of supervision of trainees in clinical care, based on each trainees PGY-level and ability, as well as patient complexity and acuity.
Engage in practices that focus on mission-driven, ongoing, systematic recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive workforce of trainees, faculty members, and administrative staff.
Submit accurate and complete information required and requested by the DIO, GMEC, and ACGME; prepare for on-site and virtual program reviews.
Update program and trainee records annually, through the ACGME ADS tracking system.
Ensure the implementation of Sponsoring Institution's GME policies, grievance procedures, and due process in compliance with the ACGME requirements.
Attend regular educational programs for the development of program directors and teaching faculty in educator skills.
Prepare and implement a comprehensive, effective, and well-organized educational curriculum that facilitates development in each Competency; develop the rotation schedule to meet the curricular requirements, including outside rotations; obtain approval from the ACGME for major curricular changes.
Organize an effective Annual Program Evaluation (APE) with an appointed Program Evaluation Committee (PEC); including an annual program improvement plan.
Ensure regular evaluation of each trainee's academic and clinical performance; provide semi-annual Milestone and Case Log summaries to each trainee; develop individualized learning plans for each trainee, including remediation when necessary.
Appoint a Clinical Competence Committee to provide guidance on trainee promotion to the next PGY-level or program graduation; verify that graduates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to enter autonomous practice.
Ensure annual evaluations of each core faculty member, including clinical teaching abilities, program engagement, participation in faculty development of educators, clinical performance, professionalism, and scholarly activities.
Work collaboratively with the Department Chair and Division Head to ensure trainees in clinical assignments are assigned appropriate responsibilities, properly supervised, and providing safe and effective patient care.
Work collaboratively with the Director of Medical Education (DME) and the Administrative DME to assure effective, efficient, and fiscally responsible operation of the Program; identify and advocate for required resources that promote optimal operation of the program.
Participate on the GMEC as requested by the GME Committee Chair.
Demonstrate scholarly activity as evidenced by: QI/Research with trainees, program innovation (curriculum improvement, educational series/workshop, eval improvement, e-learning resources), presenting at Grand Rounds, service on a hospital or regional committee, or service in an educational organization.
Regularly participate in didactics, clinical discussions, rounds, journal clubs, and research conferences in a manner that promotes a spirit of inquiry and scholarship; demonstrate support for trainee participation in scholarly activities.
Work collaboratively with the Program Administrator as a dyad partner for program operation logistics.
Qualifications for this opportunity include:
Specialty expertise and at least three years of documented educational and/or administrative experience, or qualifications acceptable to the ACGME Review Committee.
Current certification in Infectious Disease by the American Board of Medical Specialties or by the American Osteopathic Board of Medical Specialties.
Current medical licensure and appropriate medical staff appointment.
Ongoing clinical activity.
Academically and attitudinally suited to conduct the training program.
Meets appropriate annual CME requirements to maintain certification.
Ann Arbor is a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and tech hub with a walkable downtown. Home to the University of Michigan and its more-than 38,000 students, as well as other nearby colleges and universities including Cleary, Concordia and Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor can be considered the education capital of the Midwest. The city also boasts a nationally recognized public school system and a variety of private and parochial schools.
Regularly receiving national attention as one of the best places to live in the nation, Ann Arbor is much more than a university town; it is home to more than 100 high tech, research, and light-?industrial employers. Major employers outside the university and government also call Ann Arbor home.
This diverse community has an array of attractions, with more than 200 restaurants; shopping, including the year-round Ann Arbor Farmers Market; world-class museums; galleries; theaters; and clubs with live music. Annual cultural events include the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival and the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which draws thousands of visitors from all over the globe to the downtown area every summer.
This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Infectious Disease physician to lead the Infectious Disease Fellowship Program at Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.
An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate.
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