General Surgery Residency Program Director - Central Illinois

Urbana Main Campus
Facility: Urbana Main Campus 
Address: 611 W. Park Street 
Urbana, IL 61801 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Administration 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Job Description

Carle’s Graduate Medical Education department is seeking a program director to lead our fully accredited General Surgery Residency program

Opportunity Details Include:

  • Program director is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and coordinating all activities of the general surgery residency program.
  • Carle Foundation Hospital serves as the primary facility for clinical training. 
  • Young program with 4 years of graduates (2 residents per class) and very engaged core faculty group.
  • First time pass rate average for QE is 88% and CE is 83%. 
  • This unique and highly visible position, reports to the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) with additional reporting relationship to the Associate Chief Medical Officer, Surgical Services. 
  • Program Director will have dedicated time for administrative, educational, strategic, and research initiatives and provide oversight of the General Surgery Residency program. In addition, the Program Director will be expected to maintain a clinical practice with allocated time to lead the residency program; approximately 50% clinical and 50% administrative. 
  • Teaching and research opportunities available with the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Preferred candidate must be board certified in general surgery and/or surgical specialty.
  • Minimum of 5 years faculty teaching experience with General Surgery residency or surgical specialty fellowship required; academic leadership experience serving in assistant/associate or program director role preferred.
  • Candidates with recent scholarly activity such as peer-reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publications or presentation of case reports or clinical series at scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees and/or educational organizations are highly encouraged to apply. 

Contact Information
Contact: Reyna Lute 
Phone: 217-383-6945
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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