Program Director General Surgery

Methodist Health System
Dallas, Texas
Closing date
Aug 29, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
Immediate Opening for General Surgery Residency Program Director at Methodist Health System in Dallas, TX. The ideal candidate must be Board Certified in General Surgery and has at least 5 years of experience in surgical education and evidence of prior clinical or educational leadership experience. Specialization in General Surgery is preferred.

The General Surgery Residency at Methodist Dallas is a well-established community-based program that is dedicated to producing superb, technically sound, and thoughtful surgeons who are equally prepared to begin a surgical practice or enter into the fellowship of their choice. This program offers experience and training in all aspects of general surgery including Level I trauma, organ transplantation, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and complex hepatobiliary surgery.  The 5-year training program has 3 categorical residents per year and 3 preliminary intern positions – 18 residents in total.

 Job Requirements:
  • Current, Active Board Certification in General Surgery
  • Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience required, General Surgery Residency teaching experience preferred
  • Demonstrated prior leadership experience required, educational leadership preferred
  • Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all departments and employees in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Job Responsibilities:  
  • Coordinate and oversee all educational, operational, and administrative functions of the General Surgery Residency Program
  • Maintain the Program in a fully accredited status with the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and assure compliance with ACGME Program Requirements for General Surgery
  • Oversee the selection, appointment, and evaluation of all faculty members
  • Coordinate the selection, hiring, evaluation, and clinical/educational oversight of all surgical residents
  • Assure appropriate supervision and quality of care provided by Program faculty and residents in all clinical settings
  • Serve as attending physician, in collaboration with other Program faculty, for MHS patients being treated by surgical residents
  • Create and maintain an academic environment in which Program residents and faculty actively participate
  • Lead continuous quality improvement efforts for the Program in education and clinical care
  • Demonstrate ongoing personal scholarly activity (as defined by ACGME) and facilitate the ongoing scholarly activity of Program faculty and residents
  • Other duties as assigned
Methodist Medical Group is the North Texas physician organization affiliated with Methodist Health System. Established to meet the healthcare needs of North Texas communities, our fast-growing network of providers includes more than 50 healthcare clinics, two concierge medicine clinics, an urgent care clinic, and a virtual care platform known as MethodistNOW. Methodist Medical Group employees enjoy not only competitive salaries but also the outstanding benefits package of Methodist Health System, which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; a matched retirement plan; an employee wellness program; and more. The opportunities for career growth are equally generous. Our affiliation means being part of an award-winning workplace:
  • A Best Place to Work 15 years straight by the Dallas Business Journal
  • 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare nine years in a row by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Magnet® designations for Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers
  • One of three 2019 Top Healthcare Diversity Organizations in the U.S.
  • Military Friendly Employer, Silver Designation
Our Care Commitments
  • Take Care of Patients
  • Take Care of Each Other
  • Take Care of Ourselves
  • Take Care of Methodist

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