WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Faculty - Family and Community Medicine With Obstetrics

Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/15/2021 10:13 AM)
Job ID
2021-1754
# of Openings
1
Category
Faculty
Target Salary
NA

Overview

The department of Family and Community Medicine at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) Is leading change in our Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), the Family Health Center of Kalamazoo (http://www.fhckzoo.com) with the patient centered medical home model, performace inprovement initiatives, and lean methodsfor improving efficiency. Our Oakland Drive Clinic and Family Health Center Clinic have recieved patient-centered medical home certification fromthe National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). Our ACGME accredited 9-9-9 Kalamazoo based residency is one of two in the state of Michigan that is based completely in an FQHC. Our second family medicine residency accreditation is our new 6-6-6 residency in Battle Creek and is also based in an FQHC. Wmed enrolled its first class of medical students in August 2014, which provides our faculty the unique opportunity to be actively involved in the ongoing growth of a newer school. It is an exciting time to be teaching medicine in Kalamazoo, and you can be a part of it!

Responsibilities

  • Providing clinical services through resident supervision and by developing a personal patient panel.
  • Providing full scope of family medicine practice including inpatient, outpatient, and obstetrics care.
  • Participating in the WMed systems of quality improvement, utilization review, and outcomes management.
  • Working closely with the Medical Director and Family Medicine Residency Program Director in the following areas:
    • Recruitment, selection, supervision, education, and assessment of resident physicians.
    • Strategic planning.
    • Regular participation in department and medical school meetings.
  • Providing high-quality instruction for undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education as determined by the Department Chair.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair

Qualifications

 

  • MD or DO degree.
  • Completion of residency program from an accredited program.
  • Board certification or eligibility by the American Board of Family Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.
  • Eligibility for Michigan medical license.
  • Dedicated commitment to providing a quality educational experience for residents and medical students.

About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

 

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching health systems, Ascension Borgess and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. Building upon the $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed received a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school in June 2021. WMed contributed to the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties in 2020.

 

WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. WMed offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support its mission to educate and inspire lifelong learners, WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

 

WMed Health is the clinical practice of the medical school with more than 300 providers offering comprehensive primary care and specialty services in several locations throughout Kalamazoo, Portage, and Battle Creek. The Department of Pathology faculty serve as the Office of the Medical Examiner for counties throughout Michigan and northern Indiana.

 

The W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo serves as the primary educational facility with faculty and administrative offices, student study and social spaces, team-based learning halls, a state-of-the-art Simulation Center accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, basic science research labs, as well as toxicology and forensic pathology labs.

 

WMed is building upon Kalamazoo’s century-long foundation of drug discovery and medical device development with a strategic investment in clinical, laboratory, community, and educational research. The Center for Immunobiology, Center for Clinical Research, WMed ForenTox, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Human Research Protection Program contribute to the medical school’s advancement of knowledge through innovation and discovery. 

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace. 

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