Opportunity Details

Department of Medicine

Division of General Medicine & Geriatrics


Commensurate w/Experience

Primary Care Track Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital is seeking a Primary Care Track Residency Program Director.  The Internal Medicine Residency program is a large, university-based program with 156 categorical and primary care track residents.  The Primary Care Program Director will be joining a residency leadership team including the program director and 8 existing APD's.  The Primary Care Track is a separate NRMP program, matching five residents per year. The program director serves as the Associate Program director to all Primary Care Track Residents and oversees program specific rotations and didactics.  Please see below for additional expectations for the role of Primary Care Program Director in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Washington University in St. Louis.


Role Description and Scope:

Direct the Primary Care Track training program including:

  • Continued assessment and development of Primary Care-specific didactic series
  • Overseeing community Internal Medicine resident clinic preceptors
  • Present on program goals and achievements to Medicine and Hospital Leadership

Residency Recruitment- Active involvement in selecting, interviewing, evaluation, and ranking applicants for the Primary Care Track Residency program. Starting 3rd week in October through Mid – February.  Specifically, should expect to present and interview on all interview days per season as well as present at 2-3 program-specific interest nights.

Assist the Program Director with the Internal Medicine Program’s core functions of training structure, competency and accreditation standards as per ACGME

Be familiar with and comply with ACGME and Residency Review Committee policies and procedures as outlined in the ACGME Manual of Policies and Procedures.

Resident Educational Mentoring –  Responsible for the educational mentoring of the Primary Care Track residents (approx. 15-18 PGY 1-3 residents).  During at least twice yearly (and often more) meetings, the PC program director is responsible for reviewing each assigned resident’s educational portfolios and files in New Innovations and discussing specific educational goals and remediation plans as needed. They advise and provide career mentoring regarding elective rotations and research or scholarly activity based on the resident’s future career choices.

Input ACGME Milestone data for each assigned resident twice yearly after the required APD semi-annual meetings.  These are time sensitive documents that must be completed each December and June for every resident.

Serve as Member, Clinical Competence Committee

Serve as Member, Program Evaluation Committee

Serve as an educational leader liaison to the Department of Medicine faculty to communicate innovations and project developments of the Internal Medicine Residency program

Scholarly Activity - Develop a portfolio of academic activity that involves education, quality improvement, research and advancement in graduate medical education

Clinical Activity - Must be involved in clinical activity where they can directly observe and assess resident performance in the outpatient clinical setting.

The candidate must be able to commit to 30% full-time equivalent for the role. Professional development funding is available for two Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine conferences per 12 months as well as the National Society of General Internal Medicine conference. 



Must be clinicians with broad knowledge of, experience with, and commitment to internal medicine as a discipline, patient centered care, and to the generalist training of residents

Must hold current certification from the ABIM or AOBIM in either internal medicine

Must report directly to the program director

Must participate in academic societies and in educational programs designed to enhance their educational and administrative skills.

Additional Qualifications:
Missouri Medical License
Missouri Controlled Substance Registration (BNDD)
Federal DEA
Board Certification or Eligible


Rachel Noon




No end date


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