The Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California seeks an experienced, enthusiastic, and inspirational medical educator for the role of Residency Program Director. The position includes a full-time appointment at Stanford University in the Clinician Educator Line at the rank of Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Professor. Rank is by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Clinical responsibilities include patient care in the emergency department of Stanford University Hospital, a world-renowned, academic medical center.

The Stanford University Emergency Medicine Residency is a PGY 1-4 program that accepts 15 residents per year. Our faculty consists of over 80 board-certified emergency physicians with broad scholarly interests and extramural funding. We sponsor 11 fellowship programs, required and advanced student clerkships, and several courses open to all students at Stanford University. The program director will oversee the development of innovative curricula, residency recruitment, program accreditation, and our scholarly tracks program called, ‘ACCEL’ (Advanced Clinical & Career Enrichment Lines).

The successful applicant must have an MD with requisite training, a minimum of three years of experience in residency administration, and a demonstrated track record of scholarship. A graduate degree in health professions education, administration, research or another relevant field, as well as experience with four-year format residencies is desired but not required. Preference will be given to applicants whose vision for residency training aligns with our mission to provide Precision Emergency Medicine, defined as harnessing advances in biomedical discovery, technology, and data to tailor interventions that promote individual and/or population health.

In addition to providing excellent patient care and teaching to house staff and medical students, the program director will participate in our weekly medical education conference series and regularly lecture at relevant national academic meetings. He or she will be expected to be a resource and mentor for junior faculty, fellows, residents, and medical students.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Please send a letter of interest and CV to:
Michael A. Gisondi, MD
Vice Chair of Education
c/o Caitlin O’Brien
900 Welch Road, Suite 350
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 723-6576
(650) 723-0121 (Fax)
[email protected]