Director of Medical Education/Chief Academic Officer

Leadership opportunity with growing health system in Central New York

Utica, NY 13502
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Duncan McRae
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Merritt Hawkins

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A reputable health system in a beautiful area of Central New York is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as its Director of Medical Education. This individual would oversee five new residency programs (Psychiatry, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, OB/GYN, Family Medicine) as well one already established Family Medicine residency program. New regional medical center construction. “Virgin” hospital campus. The ideal candidate has prior Program Director leadership experience. 

Opportunity Highlights
  • MD or DO required
  • Candidate should have more than 5 years of experience in a practice setting as well as previous Program Director leadership experience 
  • Focus areas include ensuring new programs meet all accreditation requirements, forging/maintaining relationships with affiliated external educational institutions as needed, driving continuous quality improvement of programs, and maintaining an active Medical Staff

Beautifully situated on the Mohawk River and at the base of the Adirondack Mountains, our town in Central New York is a wonderful place for families and individuals alike to call home. Rich in culture and diversity, our friendly community offers a desirable quality of life and an inviting small-town charm.

Community Highlights
  • Enjoy a cost of living more than 19% below the national average
  • Excellent public and private schools
  • Four distinct seasons and an abundance of outdoor recreation
  • Home to a number of art, historical, cultural, and natural sites
  • Explore the many forests, lakes, and rivers of Central New York
  • Convenient access to Albany and Syracuse and their many amenities

Medscape lists New York as one of its “Best Places to Practice”

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.