Sovah Health - Danville Family Medicine Residency Program - Core Faculty Position

Sovah Health – Danville Family Medicine Residency Program is seeking Core Faculty to teach, mentor and precept residents in our new state-of-the-art family medicine residency clinic. The position is outpatient only. Ideal candidates are residency trained and board eligible or board certified in Family Medicine with academic experience, however graduating family medicine residents are welcome to apply. Experience with sports medicine, geriatrics, obstetrics and pediatrics is a plus but not required.

The family medicine clinic serves a diverse patient population with over 10,000 visits annually and growing. Residents provide comprehensive medical care for many of the underserved patients in the Danville region and receive exceptional training in ambulatory medicine. The program fosters a collegial, supportive environment that is conducive to learning and professional growth. Time and resources are dedicated for teaching and administrative duties. The program provides patient-centric teaching that emphasizes practice-based learning, evidence-based medicine, and the importance of professionalism and effective interpersonal communication skills.

Established in 2011, Sovah Health – Danville is a dually accredited Family Medicine Osteopathic Residency program, with a total of six residents for every year (6/6/6). Sovah – Danville also hosts an Internal Medicine Residency Program as well (8/8/8). Our Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residency program directors work together to ensure an excellent educational experience for all learners so that residents do not have to compete for patients, procedures, or deliveries. The programs are affiliated with Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM).

About Sovah Health – Danville

Licensed for 250 beds, Sovah Health-Danville is the most comprehensive source of healthcare in the Dan River Region of Virginia and North Carolina. The hospital has an active medical staff of approximately 140 members, and features the Heart Center of the Piedmont, comprehensive surgical services, 24-hour emergency services, a home health agency, cardiac rehabilitation, two cardiac catheterization labs, an ambulatory surgery center and the Center for Radiation Oncology. Other services include full-service radiology, a women and children's center, inpatient & outpatient rehabilitation services, pediatric services, a state-of-the-art critical care unit, psychiatry & behavioral health, and laboratory services. The hospital also features a medication administration system with pharmacy robotic and scanning technologies.

About Danville Virginia

Located in Southern Virginia near the North Carolina border, Danville, a town of 75,000, boasts historical landmarks, a growing downtown scene, recreational opportunities and beautiful, rolling countryside. Recognized by Industry Week Magazine as among the Top 25 World Class Communities, Danville’s high ranking reflects the commitment of community leaders to business development opportunities.

In recognition of the importance of an eclectic downtown area in the life of any community, the renaissance of the Downtown River District is a key focus of community leaders. With cobbled streets and beautiful old warehouses converted to upscale housing that overlook the Dan River, the area is rapidly becoming a destination complete with trendy new restaurants and breweries. The nearby Amtrak station offers an easy and quick way to visit the nation’s capital or New York City.

Danville is quickly becoming a hotbed of culture in southern Virginia. Danville plays host to music fans, art enthusiasts, theater buffs, and cinema-goers of all ages. Be it the Carrington Pavilion summer concert series, the Danville Symphony Orchestra, an art series at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts, or a theater production for children, Danville can fill a plethora of cultural interests.

Danville and the surrounding areas offer a variety of educational opportunities, including three excellent private schools, a well-known STEM academy, both an all-girls and an all-boys boarding school as well as strong public schools.

The city is surrounded by gorgeous farmland, 45 minutes from Greensboro, NC, and among many other attractions boasts one of the best off- road bike trails and YMCAs in the country. We are also only 30-45 minutes from beautiful Smith Mountain Lake and you can be hiking the Appalachian Trail in just 90 minutes.

For more information about this position, please contact Lindsay Curtis, Provider Recruitment Specialist, with LifePoint Health at 615-920-7207 or by email at

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