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Associate Program Director at Sovah Health's Family Medicine Program
Specialty:
Family Medicine Faculty
Location:
Danville, Virginia
Facility:
Sovah Health-Danville
About this Position

Sovah Health – Danville Family Medicine Residency Program is seeking an Associate Program Director to teach, mentor and precept residents in our new state-of-the-art family medicine residency clinic. The position is outpatient only. Three years of academic experience in an AGCME accredited residency training program required and board eligible or board certified in Family Medicine. 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

Welcome to Danville, a welcoming community in south central Virginia, with access to a wide variety of cultural events and recreational opportunities

The Hospital


Main-Building-300-250x167Sovah Health - Danville is the most comprehensive source of healthcare in the Dan River Region of Virginia and North Carolina. The hospital has been part of the community for more than 120 years and provides inpatient and outpatient services at its 250-bed acute-care facility and physician practices, including the largest, leading-edge surgical capacity with advanced capabilities (including 13 state-of-the art surgical suites), open-heart surgeries and other complicated procedures in the area, including those usually found only at large teaching hospitals.



The Community


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Danville offers a plethora of things to see and do. Millionaires Row along Main St. features beautiful Victorian homes. The newly renovated North Theater provides a venue for the performing arts. Carrington Pavilion hosts top concerts. The Danville Science Center features hands-on exhibits and special programs. The VIRginia International Raceway hosts amateur and professional automobile and motorcycle events, driving schools, club days and private test rentals. The "Festival in the Park," held at Ballou Park in early May, features free live entertainment, craftsmen and artists, and the River City Chili Challenge. The Danville Braves serve as the Rookie League team of the Atlanta Braves. And Averett University and Danville Community College call the area home.

Outdoor activities can be enjoyed all year thanks to Danville's mild, four-season climate. The Dan River, which runs through the city, is a beautiful natural resource for fishing and many other recreational activities, including walking, running and biking along the River Walk Trail. Dan Daniel Memorial Park features 170 acres of wetlands and woodlands. Smith Mountain Lake, Hyco Lake and Buggs Island Lake offer camping, fishing and boating within easy driving distance. The beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway is less than an hour away, and the beaches of North and South Carolina are within four hours’ reach.

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Sovah Health-Danville
142 South Main Street
Danville, VA 37027
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