Hospice and Palliative Medicine - Program Director Opportunity
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Internal Number: 847480
Trinity Health Ann Arbor has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Board Certified and experienced Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician to serve as the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Director located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The Program Director has responsibility, authority, and accountability for program administration and operations; teaching and scholarly activity; trainee recruitment, selection, evaluation, and promotion; disciplinary action; supervision of trainees; trainee education in the context of patient care; and compliance with all applicable ACGME program requirements.
Program Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Design and conduct the program in a fashion consistent with the needs of the community, the mission of the Sponsoring Institution, and the mission of the program.
Be a role model of professionalism; provide a professional, equitable, respectful, and civil program environment that is free from discrimination, sexual or other harassment, mistreatment, abuse, or coercion; endorse patient safety and personal responsibility; promote responsiveness to patient needs that supersedes self-interest.
Ensure a healthy/safe learning and working environment that promotes trainee well-being and teamwork; create an environment where trainees can comfortably raise concerns and provide feedback without fear of intimidation or retaliation.
Oversee and organize the activities of the program at all clinical sites, including the authority to select and remove teaching faculty members; appoint a local site director for each outside training site.
Ensure the appropriate level of supervision of trainees in clinical care, based on each trainee's PGY-level and ability, as well as patient complexity and acuity.
Engage in practices that focus on mission-driven, ongoing, systematic recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive workforce of trainees, faculty members, and administrative staff.
Submit accurate and complete information required and requested by the DIO, GMEC, and ACGME; prepare for on-site and virtual program reviews.
Update program and trainee records annually, through the ACGME ADS tracking system.
Ensure the implementation of Sponsoring Institution's GME policies, grievance procedures, and due process in compliance with the ACGME requirements.
Attend regular educational programs for the development of program directors and teaching faculty in educator skills.
Prepare and implement a comprehensive, effective, and well-organized educational curriculum that facilitates development in each Competency; develop the rotation schedule to meet the curricular requirements, including outside rotations; obtain approval from the ACGME for major curricular changes.
Organize an effective Annual Program Evaluation (APE) with an appointed Program Evaluation Committee (PEC); including an annual program improvement plan.
Ensure regular evaluation of each trainee's academic and clinical performance; provide semi-annual Milestone and Case Log summaries to each trainee; develop individualized learning plans for each trainee, including remediation when necessary.
Qualifications for this opportunity include:
At least two years of specialty expertise and at least three years of documented educational and/or administrative experience, or qualifications acceptable to the ACGME Review Committee.
Current certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties or by the American Osteopathic Board of Medical Specialties.
Current medical licensure and appropriate medical staff appointment.
Ongoing clinical activity.
Academically and attitudinally suited to conduct the training program.
Meets appropriate annual CME requirements to maintain certification.
Ann Arbor is a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and tech hub with a walkable downtown. Home to the University of Michigan and its more-than 38,000 students, as well as other nearby colleges and universities including Cleary, Concordia and Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor can be considered the education capital of the Midwest. The city also boasts a nationally recognized public school system and a variety of private and parochial schools.
Regularly receiving national attention as one of the best places to live in the nation, Ann Arbor is much more than a university town; it is home to more than 100 high tech, research, and light-?industrial employers. Major employers outside the university and government also call Ann Arbor home.
??This diverse community has an array of attractions, with more than 200 restaurants; shopping, including the year-round Ann Arbor Farmers Market; world-class museums; galleries; theaters; and clubs with live music. Annual cultural events include the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival and the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which draws thousands of visitors from all over the globe to the downtown area every summer.
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ABOUT THE FACILITY
Trinity Health Ann Arbor (THAA), a member of the five hospital Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, is an academic teaching hospital and tertiary care center. The hospital, with 537 licensed beds, is situated on a 340 acre campus in the Ann Arbor area. Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.
Its staff of physicians, nurses and health care professionals have extensive training in a variety of specialty or tertiary care programs, including cardiology, oncology, obstetrics, orthopedics, surgery, Level I trauma, physical medicine and rehabilitation, women and children, and senior health services. THAA is home of the renowned Michigan Heart & Vascular Institute at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the top three cardiovascular programs in the state of Michigan based on volume. In addition, THAA is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Clinical Community Oncology Program, or CCOP, one of only 50 programs in the United States.
Trinity Health Ann Arbor provides medical residency training programs in Internal Medicine, Transitional Year, General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Emergency Medicine as well as fellowship programs in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Hospice and Palliative Care, Infectious Disease and Surgical Critical Care.
Ann Arbor, Michigan - offers a bustling downtown and charming tree-lined neighborhoods making it a safe and ideal place to live, learn, work, and raise a family. More than 114,000 residents live within the City's 28 square miles and Ann Arbor is a hub for excellence in education, boasting five colleges and universities. The City's acclaimed public school system has adapted acomprehensive academic achievement plan to help ensure all students are successful.
People are drawn to Ann Arbor for its eclectic urban setting and its acres of parks and trees. The cosmopolitan college town boasts fine to casual dining and world class shopping. Action packed sporting events come courtesy of the University of Michigan. Cultural experiences including museums, galleries, and a performing arts center make Ann Arbor a destination for art aficionados of any age. Endless opportunities for recreation are available in Ann Arbor, which operates 157 parks, trails, golf courses, canoe liveries, tennis courts, athletic fields and more. One of the most environmentally friendly cities around, Ann Arbor has a progressive recycling program and takes great measures toward the preservation of the City's green space.
Ann Arbor regularly receives national attention as one of the best places to live in the United States. For more information on Ann Arbor visit www.annarbor.com
About Trinity Health
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities - including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.
If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve. At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual nee...ds. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org