Core Faculty in Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful West Michigan

Facility: Metro Health - University of Michigan Health 
Address: 5900 Byron Center Ave SW 
Wyoming, MI 49519 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Family Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Metro Health Hospital is seeking a board certified Family Medicine physician to join the Family Medicine Residency Program as a core faculty member.  The program is looking to recruit a qualified MD/DO dedicated to teaching, scholarly activity, and clinical excellence.   The position is 60 % teaching and administration of the program and 40% clinical/faculty practice.   The family medicine residency is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and in Pre-Accreditation status with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).  Metro Health Hospital has a long history of training osteopathic physicians in a number of specialties.  

Metro Health is located in Wyoming, MI, part of the Greater Grand Rapids area, with a very vibrant downtown - all the benefits of a big city with none of the hassle.

Grand Rapids never fails to surprise visitors with the huge variety of things to see and do here: world-renowned art, museums and historic sites for cultural vacationers. Golf, recreation, rivers, and beaches for nature lovers. Incredible farm-to-table restaurants and several "playcation" opportunities for families, including a Childrens Museum, Meijer Gardens and more.

The Core Faculty position for Family Medicine at Metro Health Hospital will be required to work closely with the Family Medicine Program Director, the Family Medicine Residents, the NMM/FM Program Director, students and Medical Education.  The Core Faculty position will be required to dedicate a minimum of 24 hours/week (.6 FTE) to the residency program and .4 FTE to patient care.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Participate in the development of resident didactics as well as provide presentations for the residents.  Resident didactics take place on the second and fourth Fridays of every month.

2. Participate in the development and implementation of a student educational program.  These programs will take place on the first Wednesday of every month as well as the first or third Friday each month (depending on the OMM didactic schedule).

3. Participate in the recruitment of new residents into the program.  This will include reviewing candidate applications, contacting potential candidates, being involved in recruitment dinners, interviews, and other programs revolving around recruitment.

4. Maintain scholarly activity as it relates to ACGME requirements.

5. Participate in monthly journal clubs.

6. Participate in the development of monthly clinical education days.

7. Mentor residents on their senior projects and participate in research studies.

8. Precept in the residency clinic (schedule to be determined and can change depending on the needs of the residency).

9. Core faculty will be required to participate in all meetings and committees pertaining to the Residency.  This will include the CCC, and PEC as well as any other faculty meetings as determined by the program director.

10. Participate in the monthly evaluation of students and residents who are on service.

11. Participate in the Quarterly Evaluations of the residents.

12. Must be willing to take students and residents on your service in the clinical setting.

13. Become familiar with the basic standards of the ACGME family medicine program.

14. Participate in team building activities for the residency.

15. Core faculty may be required to attend the program director's portion of the National ACOFP and/or ACGME conference each year.

16. Core faculty may be required to attend periodic SCS program director meetings (held once monthly).  They may also be required to participate in and help set up/run SCS day programs (typically one/year).

17. Core faculty may be required to participate on the IRB.

18. Core faculty will be required to participate in the faculty development.

19. Must be Board Certified  and in good standing with either the ABOFP or ABFP.

If interested, please submit your CV:

An award-winning leader in community healthcare, Metro Health - University of Michigan Health serves more than 250,000 patients annually from across West Michigan - and beyond. The 208-bed general acute care teaching hospital provides a comprehensive suite of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, including the fastest emergency department in the region, cancer and cardiac care, robotic and traditional surgery, family practice, sports medicine and others. The LEED-certified hospital - one of the first in the nation - sits at the heart of the 170-acre Metro Health - University of Michigan Health Village, a community of support services and retail.

In addition, Metro Health - University of Michigan Health operates neighborhood outpatient centers, offering primary and specialty care plus common outpatient services, an ambulatory surgery center, student health centers at Grand Valley State University and Aquinas College, a growing number of specialty practices and more. Metro Health - University of Michigan Health is committed to promoting health and wellness through the work of its foundation, the Metro Health Farm Market, ongoing classes and education programs.

Among our success and accomplishments this year, we:
• Received recognition for our fast ED wait times – we are among the fastest in the country
• Won four Women’s Choice awards in the areas of patient experience, obstetrics, orthopedics and emergency care
• Achieved full recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for our Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program
• Earned a Mission: Lifeline Receiving Center bronze award from the American Heart Association for exceptional treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks
• Received the top environmental award – an annual award given to only 25 hospitals nationwide – from Practice Greenhealth for the eighth consecutive year
• Were named one of the “50 Greenest Hospitals in America” by Becker’s Healthcare Review
• Earned recognition as one of the nation's top hospitals in the annual HealthCare’s Most Wired™ survey for the seventh time

Visit us online at Follow us on Twitter @MetroHealthGr and like us on Facebook/MetroHealth.

Contact Information
Contact: Linda Gommesen 
Phone: 616-252-5289
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