WMU Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine

Faculty - Residency Program Director - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/15/2024 11:28 AM)
Job ID
2024-2264
# of Openings
1
Category
Faculty
Target Salary
n/a

Overview

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist to join its growing academic department as the Director of its Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Training Program. The OB/GYN residency program is a fully accredited program with 16 residents (4 per year). This is a new residency program that is graduating its first class of residents in June of 2022. We are looking to expand its clinical services, research, and both medical student and resident training.

Responsibilities

We are seeking a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist who is interested and passionate about teaching. This is a 50% administrative/40% clinical/10% teaching/scholarly position.  All academic ranks will be considered.

  1. With authority and accountability for the operation of the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program, administrative responsibilities will include residency program development and evaluation; resident recruitment and selection; resident evaluation and supervision; course/rotation scheduling, monitoring and evaluation; and representation of the Department at accrediting entities and professional organizations.
  2. This position includes clinical duties appropriate to the training and experience of the candidate.

This opportunity features:

  • Practice with a collegial team of 3 full time faculty members, 2 physician assistants and over 30 community faculty members to provide excellent clinical patient care.
  • Enjoy clinical time incorporated with supervision of medical students and OB/GYN residents in their ACGME-accredited residency program.
  • Be a part of a department that is fully supportive of growth and change for any academic interests with potential for leadership.
  • Enjoy protected academic time for administrative and research endeavors.

Excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package with up to 7 weeks of PTO annually.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Valid M.D. or D.O degree.
  • Licensure to practice medicine in Michigan or Eligibility for such Licensure.
  • Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • 3+ years of teaching experience.
  • Based on training and career interests, specific clinical and other academic responsibilities will be negotiated.

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

 

We are committed to excellence and health equity through transformative medical education, high-quality, patient- and family-entered care, innovative research, and community partnerships within a just culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our vision is health equity for all in Southwest Michigan through innovation in the practice and study of medicine.

 

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 nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. Building upon a $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed is a recipient of the Empowering Futures Gift, a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school. WMed contributes to the economic vitality of Southwest Michigan through the services we provide as well as the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an annual estimated economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties.

 

WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. The medical school offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. We train physicians in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support our educational mission, we have 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, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, 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. 

 

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

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