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Director of Osteopathic Medicine

UMass Memorial Medical Center
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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UMass Memorial Medical Group seeks an Osteopathic Family Medicine physician to work as a leader in the Osteopathic space for the organization. We welcome and support physician caregivers from all Academic Ranks to apply and join us in our relentless pursuit of healing.

You will provide primary care family medicine services including OMM in our Fitchburg clinic and work alongside other DO’s whose goal is to improve access to osteopathic evaluation and treatment for our patients. The Department of Family Medicine at UMass Memorial

Teaching Requirements:

  • Actively participates in teaching our residents to include 1-2 lectures per month, one of which is an osteopathic manipulation workshop for both DO’s and MD’s
  • Maintains an osteopathic student elective which includes training in OMM. You will select and supervise osteopathic students on elective clerkships in the residency clinic 1/month, 8 months per year.
  • You will have the opportunity to teach DO residents in the UMass Worcester Family Medicine Residency to include precept/supervise residents as they incorporate osteopathic manipulation in continuity clinic.
  • As a leader in this space, you will participate in resident evaluation with the CCC and program evaluation committee, which will also include quarterly feedback to residents and reports for the CCC


Director of Osteopathic Recognition:

  • Maintain Osteopathic Recognition curriculum and program with a 24-month rolling curriculum (AOA residency before the merger and Osteopathic Recognition since the merger)
  • Update and keep current Osteopathic Recognition requirements.
  • Update and adjust the osteopathic curriculum to fit the expertise and focus of the Director of Osteopathic Recognition and DO faculty.
  • Coordinate osteopathic curriculum with faculty members.
  • Participate in NEOMEN (University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine – New England Osteopathic Education Consortium)
  • A consortium of Program Directors from the Northeast region and faculty from University of New England.
  • Represent the program in national residency fair (ACOFP conference yearly)
  • Review all osteopathic applicant files and interview candidates.

Why UMass:

  • Centrally located in Massachusetts, UMass is the premier health care system in the region, noted for our academic excellence and leading cutting-edge research.
  • Many of our physicians are both clinicians of UMass Memorial Health and faculty of UMass Chan Medical School. As such, we serve as the bridge between both institutions, working collaboratively as physicians and researchers from different specialties and areas of expertise.
  • All of us are continuously learning, therefore we prioritize physician professional development to invest in the growth of our doctors. 

How to apply:  

Should you have any questions regarding the position or any complications submitting an application with us, please feel free to reach out to Kaitlyn Buckley, Physician Recruiter at

We are able to consider and support candidates who will need Visa sponsorship.

Standards Of Respect

We are committed to fostering and embracing a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Creating a diverse environment of professors and clinicians who offer unique insights and perspectives as we teach the next generation of physicians is critical to our mission. We are engaged in multiple initiatives with UMass Chan Medical School and with UMass Memorial Health to expand the diversity within our Medical Group in the spirit of inclusivity.

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