Family Medicine Faculty

Wesley Medical Center
Facility: Wesley Medical Center 
Address: 550 N Hillside St 
Wichita, KS 67214 
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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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Job Description

Family Medicine - GME
Family Medicine with or without OB

The University of Kansas School of Medicine - Wichita (KUSM-Wichita) Family Medicine ResIdency Program at Wesley Medical Center is seeking board-certified family physicians for resIdency faculty positions.
Entering its 52nd year, the Wesley family medicine resIdency is one of the oldest and most respected programs in the country. ResIdency founder G. Gayle Stephens MD developed the core tenets of family medicine education that became the blueprint for the original family medicine ACGME accreditation requirements. The program remains one of the most competitive in the country with outstanding resIdents and faculty, recognized for its clinical education.

KUSM-Wichita ranks #6 in the country for production of primary care physicians, #1 in rural and #2 in health professional shortage areas. (Academic Medicine). 25% of KUSM-Wichita students go into family medicine each year, consistently ranking the school in the top ten in the country. (Family Medicine). There is strong local and statewIde support for family medicine in Kansas with an active state academy and family physician leaders throughout the state. Relationships with subspecialty colleagues are excellent.

Key features.
* Competitive base salary with robust benefit package.
* CandIdates for full time and part time positions will be consIdered.
* Opportunity to practice maternity care with deliveries.
* Procedure-heavy curriculum with faculty teaching colonoscopy, colposcopy and stress treadmills.
* Prominent attention to behavioral medicine.
* Robust faculty development and scholarship opportunities.

Wichita regularly appears on popular 'top ten' lists as a smaller metropolitan area, known for its family friendly environment. Excellent schools, colleges and universities offer a variety of educational opportunities. The community supports a wIde range of cultural offerings including a symphony, music theater, opera, large and small venue concerts, and museums as well as semi-professional sport teams. Sperling's 'Best Places to Live' ranks single family home prices at 44% below the national median and Wichita's overall cost of living is 14% below the national average. Wichita is known as the 'air capital of the world' because of the strong general aviation industry. Corporations like Spirit, Boeing, Hawker-Beechcraft, Cessna, Learjet, Airbus and aircraft component companies feed the US and international markets. The oil, agricultural, retail and manufacturing industries provIde a strong economic base. The city's health care service industry draws from 2/3rds of Kansas.

The KU School of Medicine - Wichita is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consIderation for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender Identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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Facility Description

Wesley Medical Center is a regional acute-care center and Level 1 Trauma Center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. The medical staff of 850 physicians and 3,400 employees provIdes a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients from throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Every year, more than 180,000 patients are treated and more than 6,000 babies are born at Wesley. The hospital was founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist Church and has been part of the HCA hospital system since 1985. In 2019, Wesley will complete more than 50 million dollars in capital investment in Wesley Children's Hospital. Wesley was named among The Joint Commission's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures

Wichita, KS

The city regularly makes the popular 'top city' lists as a smaller metro area with many of the things families are seeking, combined with lower than average cost of living. Most recent: Wichita named to CNN Money's top 10 most affordable real estate markets. Forbes ranks Wichita 11th best city in which to raise a family.

* The metro population is 390,000, but the city is the medical hub for 2/3s of the state of Kansas and parts of contiguous states--over 1.5 million
* Wichita is home to 70% of the U.S. general aviation industry, with corporations like Boeing, Hawker-Beechcraft and Cessna.
* Other major headquarters in Wichita include Koch Industries, Coleman
* This unique combination of Medical, Aviation and International Business makes Wichita home to a diverse group of internationally born/educated post-graduate degreed professionals

Contact Information
Contact: Therese Karsten 
Phone: 877-422-3627x2
Fax: 866-675-0524 
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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