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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank-Clinical and Inaugural Family Medicine Residency Program Director

Primary Care and Population Health

San Angelo, TX
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Highly reputable Shannon Health and Texas A&M University are looking for an Inaugural Family Medicine Residency Program Director. This exciting, new full-time position requires a strong leader with academic, clinical, and leadership acumen to build a new family residency program. 

The program director’s primary academic responsibility will be the education and teaching of family medicine residents and medical students.  As an ABFM certified core faculty member of a family medicine residency, the program director will be required to educate students and residents within both bedside and didactic classroom settings.

The program director’s secondary academic responsibility will be in the area of service, serving as a role model for future physicians while maintaining an active inpatient and outpatient clinical practice.

The successful candidate will be given a Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor, non-tenure Academic Professional Track (APT) track title commensurate with their experience. 

Opportunity Highlights

  • Be the architect of an inaugural residency program with the backing of Texas A&M University.
  • Help the team build an innovative primary care program in San Angelo.
  • Put your mark on the program as the initial leader.
  • Work with clinics across 25 counties to build meaningful healthcare relationships, expand access, and improve the health and wellbeing of rural Texans.
  • Assist Shannon Health navigate its transformation into an academic health system.
  • Opportunity to develop and expand upon the traditional core curriculum by incorporating virtual health and emerging technologies.

Community Highlights – No State Income Tax in San Angelo, Texas

With warm summers and mild winters, San Angelo's climate, recreation opportunities, schools, and low crime rate have earned it the "Pearl of the Concho moniker." Residents enjoy three recreational lakes and a river walk along the Concho River, which flows through its historic downtown.

  • Affordable cost of living – 18 percent below the national average
  • Excellent recreational activities, including camping, boating, fishing, water skiing, and deer, turkey, and quail hunting
  • The river walk offers beautiful gardens, spacious, numerous parks, concerts, and golfing.
  • San Angelo State Park has 50 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.

Candidates must possess MD or DO degree and be board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Other requirements include three years of educational or administrative experience and the vision to build an innovative primary care training program consistent with the missions of Texas A&M University and Shannon Health.

Application Instructions

Individuals who have questions about this position or the application process should contact Christopher Rajamoney, Director of Academic Recruiting, Merritt Hawkins at (469) 524-1660 or Christopher.Rajamoney@merritthawkins.com. To apply please visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/106846.  Please include a current curriculum vitae and cover letter with your application.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.