The University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita (KUSM-Wichita) Family Medicine Residency Program at Wesley Medical Center is seeking board-certified family physicians for residency faculty positions.
Entering its 52nd year, the Wesley family medicine residency is one of the oldest and most respected programs in the country. Residency founder G. Gayle Stephens MD developed the core tenets of family medicine education that became the blueprint for the original family medicine ACGME accreditation requirements. The program remains one of the most competitive in the country with outstanding residents and faculty, recognized for its clinical education.
KUSM-Wichita ranks #6 in the country for production of primary care physicians, #1 in rural and #2 in health professional shortage areas. (Academic Medicine). 25% of KUSM-Wichita students go into family medicine each year, consistently ranking the school in the top ten in the country. (Family Medicine). There is strong local and statewide support for family medicine in Kansas with an active state academy and family physician leaders throughout the state. Relationships with subspecialty colleagues are excellent.
Wichita regularly appears on popular “top ten” lists as a smaller metropolitan area, known for its family friendly environment. Excellent schools, colleges and universities offer a variety of educational opportunities. The community supports a wide range of cultural offerings including a symphony, music theater, opera, large and small venue concerts, and museums as well as semi-professional sport teams. Sperling’s “Best Places to Live” ranks single family home prices at 44% below the national median and Wichita’s overall cost of living is 14% below the national average. Wichita is known as the “air capital of the world” because of the strong general aviation industry. Corporations like Spirit, Boeing, Hawker-Beechcraft, Cessna, Learjet, Airbus and aircraft component companies feed the US and international markets. The oil, agricultural, retail and manufacturing industries provide a strong economic base. The city’s health care service industry draws from 2/3rds of Kansas.
The KU School of Medicine – Wichita is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
To apply, go to jobs.kumc.edu/postings/19444 or contact hospital physician recruiter on this site's response tool.