Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency

Job Requisition #: JR54555

End Date: 6/30/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Physician

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare, the largest healthcare system in Delaware, is looking to add another dynamic Faculty Physician to join its Family Medicine Residency as Associate Program Director.  Board-certified Family Medicine physicians with a passion for providing clinical, educational, and scholarly activities are urged to apply. CCHS is a twice-designated Magnet facility and a dominant leader in the Mid-Atlantic with 80% market share in Delaware. 

At ChristianaCare we share a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement that drives our success in quality and patient safety. We're all working toward the same goal - to be 100 percent in every interaction, and to deliver optimal health and a safe, exceptional experience of great value to each And every person we serve, every time. We commit to be being exceptional today - and even better tomorrow.

Our neighbors value the quality and safety of the care we provide, and the nation is taking notice too. We're received designations at the top of each of the leading independent quality rating systems including Healthgrades, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Five Star Quality Rating System, Becker's Hospital Review and U.S. News and World Report.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Participate in clinical teaching of family medicine - inpatient and outpatient
  • Provide medical services as directed by the Service Line Leader, Department Chair or Residency Program Director or other designee at primary care and other various family medicine sites
  • Precept residents and medical students
  • Provide formal and informal teaching in residency and student programs at Christiana Care, including but not limited to clinical teaching of family medicine as part of the Family Medicine residency program and clinical teaching.
  • Resident recruitment/interviews
  • Resident and junior faculty mentorship
  • Assist Chair, Program Director and Academic Affairs with implementing successful strategies for:
    • Achieving regional and national prominence in family medicine
    • Develop initiatives to enhance the health of our community neighbors
  • Assist in managing the evaluation process and rotation content for residents and students as directed by the Department Chair, Service Line leader or designee
  • Provide leadership and direction for
    • Family medicine attendings
    • Family medicine residents
    • Attendance at professional meetings
  • Participate in residency program and departmental activities as assigned by the Department Chair, Service Line leader or designee.
  • Participate in research activities, scholarly activities, medical presentations and training, community activities and advocacy activities of the residency program and the department

Position Qualifications:

  • MD/DO eligible for staff appointment to the Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Excellent communication and public relations skills
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate appropriate medical management of patients of all ages including adolescents in a clinical setting
  • Ability to serve as medical spokesperson at public meetings
  • Ability to skillfully teach and develop medical curriculum for medical and non-medical personnel
  • Ability to analyze raw data and develop public policy or relevant research from the data

About ChristianaCare:

We are one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 24th in the nation for hospital admissions. We're a major teaching institution with three hospitals (1,200+ licensed beds) with 13,000 employees including 265 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. ChristianaCare is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services and we have Delaware's only Level I trauma center for adults and children.

Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:

  • You can live in Delaware, eastern PA, southern NJ or northern MD and still enjoy reasonable commutes.
  • Lower cost of living with no sales tax in Delaware.
  • The region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.
  • Short train rides or drives to Philadelphia, New York City and Washington DC; two international airports; Pocono Mountains and the beach resorts in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey.

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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Join Delaware’s largest health system and a premier leader in the Mid-Atlantic region—a not-for-profit, physician-led, financially sound entity that is driven by its core values of Love and Excellence. Join ChristianaCare and discover a diverse patient base, challenging and complex cases and cutting-edge technologies, as well as opportunities for resident and medical student teaching and clinical research—all in a desirable location close to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. that offers a lower cost of living, including low property taxes and no state sales tax.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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