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Vice Chair of Education - Dept. of Internal Medicine - Atrium Health - Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 96207
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Faculty Physician Leader
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 25321010532751-Internal Medicine


If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. We invite Vice Chair of Education candidates to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our Department of Internal Medicine team at Atrium Health – Carolinas Medical Center, in Charlotte, NC

The Department of Internal Medicine at Atrium Health and Wake Forest University School of Medicine Charlotte is seeking a board-certified physician to assume the role of Vice Chair of Education.  The Vice Chair will work with and report directly to the ­­­­­­­Chair, Department of Internal Medicine to establish an overarching, long-term plan for the department that considers the unique context in which the department exists and strategic vision for medical education in Internal Medicine and at Atrium Health and Wake Forest University School of Medicine.  This plan will foster innovation, integration and be responsive to opportunities in this complex academic organization.

The Department has 36 core faculty members and 56 residents.  Wake Forest University School of Medicine will open its Charlotte campus in 2025.  The new campus will increase national recognition and prominence of Atrium Health and Wake Forest University School of Medicine in key areas, including Aging and Mobility, Alzheimer's Disease, Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes & Obesity, Pain & Addiction and Regenerative Medicine. 

Position Highlights:

  • Supervision and alignment of UME and GME within the department
  • Oversee the development of all educational programs and their success
  • Assist GME and UME leaders in ensuring resources and access to teaching environments are maintained
  • Oversee development of faculty through mentoring, evaluation, and feedback for promotion and tenure
  • Prepare the core residency and any associated fellowship programs for ACGME site visits and the UME program for LCME accreditation visits
  • Chair the Clinical Competency Committee
  • Support education related committees and activities
  • Oversee GME and UME budget
  • Develop, monitor and report on educational outcome measures
  • Build relationships and collaborate with stakeholders to advance the departments goals
  • Work closely with Chair to set goals, scope and direction for the department 
  • Participate in additional meetings, activities and duties as assigned
  • Clinical responsibilities to be mutually agreed upon

Candidate Highlights:

  • MD or DO and board certification required 
  • Prior administrative experience required
  • Leadership experience in matrixed organizations and reporting structures preferred
  • Must be adaptable to change and committed to strategic growth for the educational mission 

When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.

Interested candidates, please submit your CV and a personal statement commenting on prior experience, passion for education, evidence of innovation and success in the field, or unique characteristics you would bring to the program. Please submit these to: Carrie Becker, Physician Recruiter - Email: [email protected].