Family Medicine, Family Medicine Residency Program Director – Associate or Full Professor (AA24590)

Position Overview

Organization: School of Medicine, Family Medicine

Title : Associate Professor without Tenure, Professor without Tenure

Search Number : AA24590

Position Details

The University of Washington’s Department of Family Medicine is seeking a Residency Program Director.  This is a full-time position responsible for leading the University of Washington’s family medicine residency program based in Seattle. The Program Director oversees the educational enterprise for a long-standing 24- resident program recognized for academic achievement and commitment to comprehensive practice along with a newly developing 6 resident rural training track and fellowships in academic medicine and global health.  The Program Director is involved in the oversight of the clinical practice sites involved with residency patient care activities.  Residents and faculty are highly engaged in scholarly work and represent a wide variety of diverse backgrounds and interests.

Candidates for this position must have an MD degree and be certified by the ABFM; obstetrical and inpatient skills are required.  Previous leadership experience in a residency program and strong clinical teaching skills are required. Candidates must have at least 5 years of full-time professional activity as a family physician, as well as 2 years’ prior teaching experience in a family medicine residency. Candidates must show evidence of scholarly productivity and publications.

The position will hold a non-tenured faculty appointment at the associate professor or professor level in the clinician-educator track. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.


Application Instructions

Applicants should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Paul A. James, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, UW Box 356390, Seattle, Washington 98195, or by email to

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.