Surgical Critical Care - Program Director Opportunity

Trinity Health
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Trinity Health Ann Arbor has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Board Certified and experienced Surgical Critical Care physician to serve as the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program Director located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The Program Director has responsibility, authority, and accountability for program administration and operations; teaching and scholarly activity; trainee recruitment, selection, evaluation, and promotion; disciplinary action; supervision of trainees; trainee education in the context of patient care; and compliance with all applicable ACGME program requirements.

Program Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design and conduct the program in a fashion consistent with the needs of the community, the mission of the Sponsoring Institution, and the mission of the program.
  • Be a role model of professionalism; provide a professional, equitable, respectful, and civil program environment that is free from discrimination, sexual or other harassment, mistreatment, abuse, or coercion; endorse patient safety and personal responsibility; promote responsiveness to patient needs that supersedes self-interest.
  • Ensure a healthy/safe learning and working environment that promotes trainee well-being and teamwork; create an environment where trainees can comfortably raise concerns and provide feedback without fear of intimidation or retaliation.
  • Oversee and organize the activities of the program at all clinical sites, including the authority to select and remove teaching faculty members; appoint a local site director for each outside training site.
  • Ensure the appropriate level of supervision of trainees in clinical care, based on each trainee s PGY-level and ability, as well as patient complexity and acuity.
  • Engage in practices that focus on mission-driven, ongoing, systematic recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive workforce of trainees, faculty members, and administrative staff.
  • Submit accurate and complete information required and requested by the DIO, GMEC, and ACGME; prepare for on-site and virtual program reviews.
  • Update program and trainee records annually, through the ACGME ADS tracking system.
  • Ensure the implementation of Sponsoring Institution's GME policies, grievance procedures, and due process in compliance with the ACGME requirements.
  • Attend regular educational programs for the development of program directors and teaching faculty in educator skills.
  • Prepare and implement a comprehensive, effective, and well-organized educational curriculum that facilitates development in each Competency; develop the rotation schedule to meet the curricular requirements, including outside rotations; obtain approval from the ACGME for major curricular changes.
  • Organize an effective Annual Program Evaluation (APE) with an appointed Program Evaluation Committee (PEC); including an annual program improvement plan.
  • Ensure regular evaluation of each trainee's academic and clinical performance; provide semi-annual Milestone and Case Log summaries to each trainee; develop individualized learning plans for each trainee, including remediation when necessary.

Qualifications for this opportunity include:

  • At least two years of specialty expertise and at least three years of documented educational and/or administrative experience, or qualifications acceptable to the ACGME Review Committee.
  • Current certification in Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Medical Specialties or by the American Osteopathic Board of Medical Specialties.
  • Current medical licensure and appropriate medical staff appointment.
  • Ongoing clinical activity.
  • Academically and attitudinally suited to conduct the training program.
  • Meets appropriate annual CME requirements to maintain certification.

Ann Arbor is a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and tech hub with a walkable downtown. Home to the University of Michigan and its more-than 38,000 students, as well as other nearby colleges and universities including Cleary, Concordia and Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor can be considered the education capital of the Midwest. The city also boasts a nationally recognized public school system and a variety of private and parochial schools.

Regularly receiving national attention as one of the best places to live in the nation, Ann Arbor is much more than a university town; it is home to more than 100 high tech, research, and light-?industrial employers. Major employers outside the university and government also call Ann Arbor home.

This diverse community has an array of attractions, with more than 200 restaurants; shopping, including the year-round Ann Arbor Farmers Market; world-class museums; galleries; theaters; and clubs with live music. Annual cultural events include the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival and the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which draws thousands of visitors from all over the globe to the downtown area every summer.

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Surgical Critical Care physician to lead the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program at Trinity Health Ann Arbor.


An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate.


Trinity Health Ann Arbor (THAA), a member of the five hospital Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, is an academic teaching hospital and tertiary care center. The hospital, with 537 licensed beds, is situated on a 340 acre campus in the Ann Arbor area. Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

Trinity Health Ann Arbor provides medical residency training programs in Internal Medicine, Transitional Year, General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Emergency Medicine as well as fellowship programs in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Hospice and Palliative Care, Infectious Disease and Surgical Critical Care.

For more information about Trinity Health Ann Arbor visit


Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve

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