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Program Director for a Family Medicine Residency Program in Central Pennsylvania

Company: UPMC Altoona
Location: Altoona
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Program Director in rurally oriented, university-affiliated program in Central Pennsylvania UPMC Altoona's 8-8-8 family medicine residency program, Altoona Family Physicians, is seeking a new program director to lead their long-time, well-established, residency program in the setting of the retirement of their current program director. The Family Medicine Department is the largest department on the Medical Staff at UPMC Altoona with many of the physicians having received their training from Altoona Family Medicine Residency Program. Altoona Family Physicians will graduate their 47 th class of residents in 2023. Position Specifications:

  • Requires administrative, patient care, scholarly activity, teaching, and leadership responsibilities.
  • Oversee the high-quality educational curriculum of the family medicine residency program
  • Oversee ACGME accreditation process with ongoing maintenance of certification and compliance with ACGME requirements for training
  • Administrative supervision of multiple offices including the main office in Altoona PA, the rural office, Williamsburg Family Practice, Women's Health and Wellness Center, the Pregnancy Care Center, Pregnancy Recovery Center, and the Juniata College Student Health Center
  • Collaborate with the transitional year residency and the hospice and palliative medicine fellowship program directors in the supervision of those programs
  • Commitment to osteopathic medicine education with oversight of the osteopathic program director and osteopathic recognition for both the family medicine residency and the transitional year residency
  • Oversee interview, selection, and advancement of residents in addition to the mentoring and development of residents, staff, and faculty physicians
  • 0.8 Administrative/0.2 Patient Care; OB not required for this role
  • Must be board certified through ABFM or AOBFP
  • Minimum of 5 years as family medicine residency faculty
  • Minimum of 2 years as family medicine leadership role (program director, associate program director, site director) or leadership training such as NIPPD. Benefits:
    • Insurance: Health, Vision, Dental, Life, and Disability
    • Malpractice insurance provided
    • 5 weeks of vacation/PTO
    • CME: 12 days and $5,000 annual allowance
    • Relocation assistance available
    • Community Highlights:
      • UPMC Altoona is a 400-bed regional healthcare provider which serves 6 counties in central PA
        • Level 2 accredited Trauma Center
        • Thrombectomy capable JCAHO Certified Stroke Center
        • Comprehensive Community Cancer Program
        • Obstetrics with level 1 and 2 Nursery
        • Located about 2 hours from Pittsburgh and 3 hours from Baltimore
        • Combines the activities of a small metropolitan area with the scenic beauty of a rural location
        • Altoona offers affordable housing, religious diversity, excellent schools both public and private, and numerous higher education institutions
        • Year-round outdoor recreational activities at Blue Knob Ski Resort and Lake Raystown and sporting events with the Double A Pittsburgh Pirate Affiliate- Altoona Curve and Penn State Division 1 sports teams
        • Cultural activities including the Altoona Symphony Orchestra, Historic Mishler Theater, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, and the Bryce Jordan Center
        • A variety of shopping and dining choices including many local retailers and restaurants UPMC Altoona is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please visit our website Altoona Family Physicians University of Pittsburgh (

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