Dominican Hospital - Family Medicine (FM) Residency Program
1555 Soquel Dr Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Brand New GME Program
Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of Californias Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, womens and childrens services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare.
As the communitys only not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare system; Dignity Health and Dominican Hospital have been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 80 years. With humankindness at our core, we are dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. These central core values include our commitment to ensuring our communities are adequately resourced with highly skilled physicians. To that end, we are pleased to establish a new Family Medicine Residency program in Santa Cruz.
Dignity Health-Dominican Hospital (Dominican) in Santa Cruz has an immediate opportunity for a Founding Family Medicine (FM) Residency Program Director to lead the establishment of our brand new GME program!
Dominican has partnered with Morehouse School of Medicine to bring a Family Medicine Residency program to the Santa Cruz communities.
Our Founding FM Residency Program Director will have the unique opportunity to help establish, build and lead our program from the ground-up. The position will include leadership, administrative, teaching, scholarly, and patient care responsibilities, with authority and accountability for the overall program. Responsibilities include:
Successfully oversee the ACGME accreditation process, and ensure ongoing maintenance of certification and compliance with ACGME requirements
Responsible for all aspects of program development and growth
Develop high-quality educational curriculum and experiential rotations per ACGME requirements
Lead the interview, selection and ongoing mentoring and development of faculty physicians and staff
Lead the interview, selection and on-going monitoring and evaluation of residents
Ensure effective program partnerships with hospital, clinics, and staff, and other stakeholders
Facilitate faculty and resident participation in scholarly activities
Maintain ongoing clinical duties and your own patient base
In partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine, our focus on GME expansion is to:
Diversify the physician workforce and address the national physician shortage;
Concentrate training opportunities on primary care;
Focus on areas of inequity with regard to the provision of healthcare, including but not limited to racial inequities in healthcare and caring for medically underserved and vulnerable populations; and
Join the national initiative to train 300 additional underrepresented minority providers annually.
Morehouse School of Medicine's vision is leading the creation and advancement of health equity. Please visit https://www.msm.edu/Education/GME/ for information about Morehouse School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education and https://moreincommonalliance.org/ for information about the CommonSpirit Health and Morehouse School of Medicine partnership.
Employment with us includes a competitive salary and a full range of benefits (paid vacation/sick, medical/dental/vision coverage, retirement plans including a pension, malpractice coverage, and CME allowances).
To qualify for consideration, successful candidates will possess the following:
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in administrative, educational and/or clinical services in an ACGME accredited residency program required. Ideal candidates will have experience as a Core Faculty, Associate Director or Director of a Family Medicine Residency Training Program.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in teaching in a residency program preferred.
M.D. or D.O. degree required.
Operational management, including budget preparation, experience in administrative support of a department, and demonstrated ability to manage detailed projects.
History of scholarly activities and research
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills
A creative thinker with a demonstrated passion for teaching and learning
To inquire about or apply for an opportunity, please contact: email@example.com
We know that humankindness is powerful medicine. After more than a century of experience, we’ve learned that modern medicine is more effective when it’s delivered with compassion. We are successful because we know that the word care is what makes health care work. At Dignity Health, our humankindness is extended to every member of the team. We take a holistic approach to letting our people know that they truly matter.
We chose the name Dignity Health because the value of dignity is woven into the fabric of our culture. Our mission, vision and values were all formed out of the recognition of the inherent dignity of each person. It also represents our commitment to delivering excellent medical care to all, to advocating on behalf of the poor and to partnering with others to improve the quality of life.
We offer a supportive, collegial environment, with a staff that’s passionate about bringing the very best practices to patient care. We are an organization committed to facility infrastructure, the latest technology and effective communication. Most of all, ...you will discover the spirit, idealism and family-friendly environment that comes with a mission driven, not-for-profit healthcare organization.
"Hello humankindness starts with the proven idea that human connection leads to better health."