Job ID: 96207

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

Location: Charlotte, NC  |  Status: Full Time  |  Shift: Day - Faculty Physician Leader


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].

Atrium Health recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law; and as such affirms its policy and practice to support and promote the concepts of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in accordance with all federal, state and municipal laws.


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About Atrium Health:

Atrium Health, now part of Advocate Health, is a nationally recognized leader in shaping health outcomes through innovative research, education and compassionate patient care. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, our integrated nonprofit health system features more than 70,000 teammates serving patients at 40 hospitals and more than 1,400 care locations in four states.

As a physician-led system, we thrive on input and collaboration from our physicians and providers. Working together as one team, we are reimagining healthcare. Here, the possibilities to lead, teach, heal and discover are limitless. And Atrium Health’s support, resources and employer-focused culture allow our physicians and advanced practice providers to find career homes where they can practice fully.

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Benefits of Joining Our Primary Care Team:
  • Excellent pay and extraordinary benefits
  • Utilization of embedded support staff and advanced practitioners in a team-based care practice model
  • Strong specialty support groups and embedded care extension services, such as nurse support, behavioral health and pharmacy
  • Flexible scheduling and shift options
  • Diverse practice settings to choose from
  • Remarkable quality of life in an area of the country that regularly makes the list of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Places to Live in the U.S.
  • Opportunities to teach medical students, train residents and fellows, and participate in groundbreaking research
  • A clinician-focused culture that has received a Gold-level rating for 2023 by the American Medical Association’s Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition Program
  • System utilization of DAX™ Copilot for Epic, an ambient and conversational AI application that greatly reduces clinical documentation time for physicians and advanced practice providers
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