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Family Medicine Program Director

  • Job ID: 2200005A
  • Status:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department:
  • Location: 1500 Fifth Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132
  • Union Position: no
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is seeking a Program Director for the UPMC McKeesport Residency Program. This is a 7 resident per year program with an additional 1 resident per year combined Family Medicine/Psychiatry residency. The Mission of the UPMC McKeesport Family Medicine Residency Program is to train residents in an underserved environment to become exceptional Family Physicians. Patient care and resident education are equal partners in the mission of the residency. The residency provides quality, patient-centered care across all ages and clinical settings. Graduates from the program serve rural to urban communities in Western Pennsylvania, throughout the US, and across the world. The residency supports several tracks to meet this mission including global health, HIV and Lifestyle Medicine.

The program is affiliated with UPMC McKeesport which is located in the valley of the historic Monongahela River -- the Mon Valley. Founded in 1894, UPMC McKeesport is a nonprofit acute care community hospital that serves the 19,225 residents of McKeesport and the surrounding area. UPMC McKeesport serves as a superb training site. The hospital offers 213 licensed beds for acute care patients and includes units dedicated to Rehabilitation (9), Psychiatry (37) and Detox (27). The hospital sponsors four residency programs: Family Medicine, Family Medicine/Psychiatry, Internal Medicine and Pharmacy. 
The Program Director establishes the strategic direction of the program and is responsible for the standards, quality and reputation of this community-based program. We are seeking candidates who are dedicated to resident education, have a passion for serving vulnerable and underserved populations, value resident and faculty wellness, have the ability to maintain a culture of open, honest communication, and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Program Director establishes the strategic direction of the program and is responsible for the standards, quality and reputation of the Emergency Medicine residency program.


Candidates should have superior organizational skills and a passion for residency education and evaluation as well as additional faculty development training.  A minimum of five years of clinical experience in family medicine, with two years as a core faculty member is preferred.  Qualified applicants must be board certified and should reply with CV and letter of interest.

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