PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Internal Medicine Residency

Scottsdale, Arizona
Sep 27, 2019
Oct 27, 2019
Internal Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching, Permanent

PROGRAM DIRECTOR Internal Medicine Residency
North Scottsdale, Arizona

HonorHealth is seeking an exceptional clinical leader to join the Department of Internal Medicine as Residency Program Director.

This is an exciting opportunity to advance your academic career in a community-based hospital system that is supported by the HonorHealth Research Institute which provides an abundance of resources to support clinical research.  In collaboration with prestigious institutions across the country, HonorHealth is a regional leader in clinical trials.  As the only locally owned, locally managed non-profit healthcare network in the state of Arizona, you are part of a dynamic physician leadership team with easy access to senior administration.  HonorHealth, a five-hospital system (soon to be six) located within greater Phoenix, is committed to providing the highest level of personalized care and is recognized as the “Physician’s Choice” network for treating patients and physicians with respect. HonorHealth is physician-led and values the input of each physician.  If having a voice is important to you as you take the next step in your career, then HonorHealth is a career choice you should explore.


The Internal Medicine Residency Program Director will lead the continued development of the internal medicine residency program and will be responsible for meeting all aspects of the continued ACGME accreditation process.  In addition, the Program Director will lead the administration and operations of the program, including all activities related to recruitment, selection, supervision, advising, evaluation and advancement of residents.  HonorHealth welcomes innovation and creativity.

The HonorHealth Internal Medicine Residency program was created to meet a growing community need for high-quality internal medicine physicians.  The HonorHealth Internal Medicine Residency was founded in 2016 and proudly graduated six residents in the 2019 inaugural class.  There are currently 18 internal medicine residents (six per year), one chief resident (PGY 4), and four preliminary residents.  In 2019, HonorHealth launched a Cardiology fellowship and continues to grow Graduate Medical Education programs.  The broader faculty is a combination of employed and community-based physicians.

As a role model for residents in the clinical practice of internal medicine, and to support the excellent reputation of HonorHealth, it is critical the Program Director supports the mission and values of HonorHealth in all aspects of direct patient care and scholarly activities.  

Position Qualifications

  • MD or DO
  • Associate or Program Director experience preferred
  • Minimum five years educational experience in a direct teaching capacity acceptable to the review committee (ACGME requirement for Program Director) 
  • Eligible for Arizona State Medical License
  • Board-certified in Internal Medicine, ABIM
  • Demonstrated leadership in curriculum development, evaluation methodology, teaching, and mentoring residents
  • Demonstrated excellence in an overall mix of skills including clinical care, clinical teaching, and scholarly activity that advance clinical medicine and institutional service
  • History of educational scholarship
  • Ability to work within a hybrid system of employed and contracted faculty

With 11,500 employees, 3,000 medical staff and 300 employed physicians and growing, HonorHealth understands the importance of a work/personal life balance and has built a network that can support each physician’s individual needs.  If you want to be part of a system that understands and responds to your needs, HonorHealth is a career choice you should explore!

To find out more about this rare opportunity, please contact:

Laura Hays
HonorHealth Physician Recruitment Partner
C: 480-391-9777 | E:

Please submit your CV for consideration.

About the Community-
Scottsdale, Arizona has consistently been ranked as one of the best places to live and raise a family – every day is resort-living!  The beauty of the mountains bordered with plush green landscape, parks, lakes, and expansive hiking, biking, and pedestrian trails, makes the area unique.  With an abundance of cultural activities, recreation sports, professional and collegiate sports teams, vast culinary experiences, and sunshine year-round, Arizona has it all!  If you like to travel, Phoenix Sky Harbor is an international airport.  You can take a short drive up north to the white mountains to ski or head east to California beaches (LA and San Diego).  Escape the traffic, escape the cold and come explore Scottsdale – you can truly have the best of all worlds!