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GME Program Director - Dept of Internal Medicine - Cobb

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital • Austell, GA • Physicians • 113313 • Days • Full-Time


The program director must administer and maintain an educational environment conducive to educating the Internal Medicine residents in each of the ACGME competency areas.


Core Responsibilites and Essential Functions

  • Program Administration of the Internal Medicine Department:
    * Oversight of the Departmental operations and budget
    * Preparation and submission of all information required by ACGME
    * Evaluation of Program Faculty and leadership of Faculty Development
    * Selection, evaluation and professional development of residents
    * Coordinates activities with the Chairman of the Internal Medicine Department of the Hospital Medical Staff
    * Other Administrative duties as outlined by ACGME Program Guidelines
  • Teaching, Evaluating, and serving as a Preceptor for Residents:
    * Oversight of the Internal Medicine curriculum design and implementation
    * Participation in didactic and simulated instruction
    * Supervision of Residents in Direct Patient Care
    * Evaluation of Residents progress toward appropriate Milestones
  • Scholarship consistent with ACGME Guidelines such as:
    * Prepare an enduring curriculum based on a needs assessment
    * Participation in clinical research with publication in scholarly journals
    * Attendance and presentations at professional society meetings
  • Clinical Practice:
    * Maintain an office based clinical practice where patients are seen on a regular basis
    * Participation in an on-call schedule consistent with clinical practice needs
    * Participation in Hospital Medical Staff departmental activities
    * Participation in Community health-related activities

  • Required for All Jobs

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all WellStar Health System policies, standards of work, and code of conduct.

  • Qualifications

    Required Minimum Education

  • MD or DO Degree Required and
  • Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine Required and
  • licensed to practice medicine in the State of Georgia Required and
  • eligible for unrestricted Active Medical Staff Privileges in Internal Medicine Required or
  • a subspecialty of Internal Medicine at WellStar Kennestone Hospital Required

  • Required Minimum Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a faculty member at an ACGME-accredited Internal Medicine training program with at least three years of graduate medical education administrative experience Required and
  • A history of scholarly activity consistent with ACGME guidelines. Required

  • Required Minimum Skills

  • A skilled clinician who prioritizes patient-centered care.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The understanding and ability to teach as measured by the success of the residents that he or she has trained.
  • The ability to manage a departmental budget and staff.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the requirements for enduring accreditation as an ACGME-accredited program in Internal Medicine

  • Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s)

  • Medical Doctor Required
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Required
  • ACLS - Instructor Required
  • ACLS - Provisional Required

  • Additional Licenses and Certifications

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