The Southwestern Indiana Graduate Medical Education Consortium (SIGMEC) represents four independent hospitals which have come together with the Indiana University School of Medicine to provide graduate medical education, attract new physician residents to Southwestern Indiana, and increase the potential of retaining health care providers in the region. The consortium includes: St. Vincent Health in Evansville, with 500 beds; Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, with 550 beds; Memorial Hospital in Jasper, with 140 beds; and Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, with 230 beds. The SIGMEC represents a number of newly formed ACGME residency programs slated to begin accepting residents in 2020. The Internal Medicine Residency Program will be based at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville and Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.
The Residency Program Director is a full-time position for a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician whose oversight of the Internal Medicine Residency Program will provide a unique opportunity to develop the program as well as assist in the selection of faculty and staff. The Residency Program Director will help identify and obtain the faculty, facilities, support services, equipment, and educational resources necessary to achieve the educational goals and objectives of the program, and maintenance of program accreditation. S/he will oversee the recruitment of high caliber residents for the program each year and provide an educational experience that will enable resident physicians to obtain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to practice the specialty of Internal Medicine independently and competently, with successful achievement of certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).
- Board Certified and licensed MD or DO with experience in an allopathic ACGME program.
- Prior experience as Program Director, Associate Program Director, Medical Director, or Senior Faculty member in a successful, accredited Internal Medicine residency program.
- Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
- Strong track record as an outstanding clinician.
- Ideally, proven track record of development of a newly accredited residency program desirable.
- Ability to relocate to Indiana.