Family Medicine Residency Program - Amador Track Director
Summary of Role
The Amador Track Director (ATD) is a key leader and member of the Family Medicine Residency Program faculty who assists the Program Director (PD) in administrative tasks and practices oversight of the educational program. The ATD is responsible for directing operations and quality of the Family Medicine Practice (FMP), ensuring provision of efficient, high quality patient care for all patients who receive medical care through the family medicine practice or through other teaching services. The ATD will assist the PD with other duties as assigned.
- Assist in resident recruitment, selection, instruction, supervision, counseling, evaluation, and advancement, and maintain records related to program accreditation.
- Provide resident teaching, supervision, and evaluation on the Outpatient Teaching Service.
- Assist in mentoring and developing of faculty members to improve teaching skills.
- Assist with evaluation of residents’ ACGME core competencies and FM milestones.
- Assist in monitoring resident stress, such as mental or emotional conditions inhibiting performance or learning (e.g. drug or alcohol-related issues) and advise the PD as needed.
- Work with hospital administration, Chair of the FM Department, Program Director, CMO, and others to plan and develop goals, outcome measures and other operational issues related to the OTS and FMP.
- Develop and monitor quality assessment, cost-effectiveness and other activities with respect to the provision of outpatient services and continuity clinics.
- Advise administration and FM Department on the selection of physicians, other staff, equipment, facilities, and supplies related to the OTS and FMP.
- Provide orientation to all new employees involved in clinical services on the Medicine Outpatient Teaching Service and FMP.
- Develop and communicate monthly schedules for the OTS and FMP.
- Serve as PD at times the PD is away from the program, as delegated by the PD.
The Amador Track Director must:
- Be appointed to the faculty of the Sutter Health Family Medicine Residency Program
- Be certified in Family Medicine by the ABFM
- Have documented clinical and academic experience to ensure effective implementation of the Program Requirements
- Be an active clinician with knowledge of, experience with, and commitment to FM as a discipline, and to the training of residents
- Have excellent administrative knowledge, experience, and skills, particularly administrative skills required to manage the Outpatient Teaching Service and the Family Medicine Practice
- The Amador Track Director reports directly to the Family Medicine Residency PD.
- The Amador Track Director has collaborative reporting responsibilities to the Designated Institution Official.