Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director

Southeast Health
Dothan, Alabama
Jun 06, 2019
Jun 05, 2020
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Level 2 trauma center with high acuity seeks Program Director to help develop and implement a NEW ACGME EM residency. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated physician leader to have input in building a program from the ground up. The Program Director will be responsible for the development and operation of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program and will oversee the activities of the residents and other faculty members.


• 28 bed Level 2 trauma ED staffed with 12  EM residency trained physicians

• 59,000 annual visits from 13 county, 600k  person referral area

• Subspecialty coverage available in all specialties including ortho, neuro, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery

• Comprehensive stroke center with neuroendovascular lab which treated 1600 pts during last 2 yrs

• ACGME  IM residency  began July 2018 with 13 residents

Job Description

• Develop and lead the operation of the EM Residency Program

• Oversee the activities of the residents and other faculty members

• Recruit, interview, and select residents, and facilitate the involvement of residents

• Assist the Medical Center in recruiting a sufficient number of appropriately trained and qualified faculty members to conduct the program.

• Participate with the DME/DIO and VPMA in the overall formulation, review and revision of policies and procedures, and structure and content of the curriculum for the program.

• Structure, coordinate, and participate with the faculty in providing a didactic program for residents in compliance with ACGME requirements

• Ideal candidate will have experience developing a program from beginning through implementation & will have strong administrative and team-building skills.

• Additional responsibilities as outlined by ACGME & available to interested candidate

Position Benefits

• Competitive salary including but not limited to paid vacation, matching retirement, health, dental and vision insurance options

• Commencement bonus and relocation allowance

• CME allowance , paid malpractice and paid licensing fee

• Protected time minimum 50% (20 hours/ week) dedicated to program educational and administrative duties

Required Qualifications

• Minimum of 3 years’ experiences as a core faculty member in an ACGME accredited EM program & demonstrated exp. in a leadership role

• Current certification by ABEM or AOBEM;

• Evidence of ongoing involvement in scholarly activity, including peer-reviewed publications

About Southeast Health

• One of the largest not-for-profit tertiary referral centers in Alabama

• 420 licensed bed facility

• 2,700+ dedicated employees

• 350 active Medical Staff

• 22 ORs with 2 endovascular suites and open heart, IR and Vas surgery

• Interventional cardiology, EP and radiology labs, lithotripsy, 3 MRIs (1 a 3-T), 3 CTs including a 64 slice CT and Pet Scanner

• 24/7 Neurosurgery coverage with 3 employed neurosurgeons and 1 fellowship trained neuroendovascular interventionalist

• 10 bed dedicated Neurocritical Care Unit for acute stroke/neuroendovascular care

• 28 bed inpatient psychiatric program and outpatient center with psychiatric hospitalist coverage

• Serves over 600,000 in a 75-mile radius

• The first class of 163 students graduated from the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) in May 2017. ACOM is Alabama’s first osteopathic medical school and the first in the U.S. to be developed by a regional medical center.

About Dothan, Alabama

• Nearby lakes and rivers and less than 100 miles to Gulf Coast Beaches

• Robust business environment ranked #1 in retail sales in Alabama (per capita)

• Highland Oaks, a Robert Trent Jones Golf Course, and other public and private golf courses and driving ranges

• Regional Airport served by Delta Airlines

• Recognized as a “Playful City” with 19 parks, 6 public swimming pools, 47 tennis courts including a 20-court complex built to professional standards

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