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Program Director at LAGMC/USC (Los Angeles General Medical Center/University of Southern California)

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Los Angeles General Medical Center/University of Southern California (LAGMC/USC)


The Los Angeles General Medical Center/USC Emergency Medicine Program is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Program Director starting in the 2024 academic year. Our historic program was established in 1971 and has since trained over 800 emergency physicians and leaders, practicing all over the world. Our graduates receive exceptional clinical training while serving the mission of improving the health and lives of our East Los Angeles community.


Candidates must have:

– An M.D. or D.O. in the field or foreign equivalent

– Current certification by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or by the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM)

– Minimum of 3 years of graduate medical education and/or administrative experience (preferably as an Associate or Assistant Program Director)

– Eligibility for full medical licensure in California

– Ongoing involvement in scholarly activity, including peer-reviewed publications and proven administrative and leadership skills

We highly encourage candidates whose backgrounds, experiences and interests align with the values of our program. We are seeking applicants who demonstrate a strong interest in:

– Providing exceptional clinical training at a high volume, high acuity Level I Trauma Center

– Working with our underserved patient community

– Fostering a culture of diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and belonging

– Fostering a systemic culture of resilience, positive mental health and wellness

– Supporting a culture of innovative medical education and professional development


– 4-year program training 20 residents per year (a total of 80 residents)

– A stable and strong APD core with highly experienced support staff

– Multiple fellowship and professional development opportunities for our residents (Administration, EMS, Medical Education, Research, Social Emergency Medicine, Toxicology, Ultrasound, and more)


– Curriculum Vitae

– Cover letter (1/2 to 1 page) outlining your career goals and interests

If you are interested in applying, please email our Department Chairperson, Dr. Carl Chudnofsky, at

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