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HBS- Internal Medicine Residency Program Director | Central California

Kaiser Permanente - The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. -Northern California
Modesto, California
Closing date
Dec 13, 2024

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
Position Type

Job Summary:
The Internal Medicine Program Director is a highly influential and dynamic leadership role responsible for overseeing the Internal Medicine Residency Program. As the head of the program, the Program Director plays a critical role in the education and training of medical residents, ensuring the program's compliance with accreditation standards, and fostering a positive learning environment. The Program Director collaborates with faculty, residents, and other stakeholders to maintain the program's excellence and support the professional growth of residents.

Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school.
Board certification in Internal Medicine.
Eligibility for medical licensure in the state/region of practice.
Previous experience as a Core Faculty member or Assistant Program Director within an internal medicine residency program preferred.
Understanding of ACGME accreditation standards and requirements.
Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
Research experience and/or scholarly activities preferred.

1. Program Leadership and Management:
Provide visionary leadership and strategic direction for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.
Oversee and coordinate all aspects of the program, including recruitment, orientation, scheduling, evaluations, and graduation of residents.
Develop and implement policies, procedures, and initiatives to enhance the program's effectiveness and resident satisfaction.
2. Curriculum Development and Evaluation:
Collaborate with faculty to design and update the internal medicine curriculum, ensuring it meets the educational objectives and aligns with accreditation requirements.
Regularly assess the curriculum's effectiveness and make necessary adjustments to maintain its relevance and quality.
Aligning the Curriculum to meet the needs of the community along with the mission of the Sponsoring Institution and Program.

3. Resident Education and Mentorship:
Foster a supportive and enriching learning environment for residents, promoting academic and personal growth.
Provide mentorship and career guidance to residents, assisting them in their professional development and research pursuits.

4. Accreditation and Compliance:
Ensure the program's compliance with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and other relevant accrediting bodies' standards.
Coordinate the preparation and submission of required documentation for accreditation reviews and site visits.
5. Assessment and Evaluation:
Oversee the development and implementation of resident assessment tools, including regular evaluations, milestone assessments, and In-Training Examinations (ITE).
Review resident performance data and provide feedback to help residents achieve their learning objectives.

6. Quality Improvement and Research:
Lead quality improvement initiatives to enhance the program's educational outcomes and resident experiences.
Encourage and support residents and faculty in research projects and scholarly activities.

7. Faculty Development:
Promote faculty development opportunities to enhance teaching and mentoring skills.
Model and mentor faculty in their academic and research pursuits.

8. Committee Participation and Institutional Collaboration:
Serve on internal medicine residency program committees and participate in institutional meetings to represent the program and collaborate on cross- disciplinary initiatives.

9. Resident Well-being and Advocacy:
Advocate for resident well-being and work to ensure a healthy work-life balance.
Address and resolve resident concerns and issues promptly and effectively.


Work-life balance focused practice, including flexible schedules and unmatched practice support
We can focus on providing excellent patient care without managing overhead and billing.
We demonstrate our commitment to a culture of equity, inclusion, and diversity by hiring physicians that reflect and celebrate the diversity of people and cultures.
We practice in an environment with patients at the center and deliver culturally responsive and compassionate care to member populations.
Multi-specialty collaboration with a mission-driven integrated health care delivery model.
An outstanding electronic medical record system that allows flexibility in patient management
We have a very rich and comprehensive Physician Health & Wellness Program.
We are Physician-led and develop our own leaders.
Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, mentorship, physician leadership, and community service.


Shareholder track
Moving allowance
Comprehensive medical and dental
Home loan assistance up to $250,000 (approval required)
Malpractice and tail insurance
Three retirement plans, including pension
Paid holidays, sick leave, education leave

We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V Employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Contact Harjit Singh at: | (510) 625-5963

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and qualifications for the position of Internal Medicine Program Director. Specific duties and requirements may vary based on the institution and program's needs.

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