Residency Program Director

UC Davis, Department of Emergency Medicine

The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine is conducting a faculty search for an exceptional emergency physician at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level in either a clinician/educator or clinician/researcher track to serve as the Residency Program Director.

The fully-accredited, PGY 1-3 residency training program in Emergency Medicine at UC Davis School of Medicine / UC Davis Health was founded in 1990 and currently has 60 residents, including 15 integrated active duty U.S. Air Force residents. The UC Davis Medical Center Emergency Department provides comprehensive emergency services to a large local urban and referral population as an adult and pediatric Level One Trauma and Regional Burn Center, paramedic base station, and training center. All faculty members are required to provide both bedside and didactic teaching to residents, medical students, and other learners rotating through the Emergency Department. In addition to UC Davis Medical Center, residency training sites include three Northern California Kaiser Permanente hospitals, Mercy San Juan Medical Center (Dignity Health), Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, and Mather VA Medical Center.

Responsibilities of the position include direct oversight and mentorship of the Associate Program Director, Assistant Program Director, and Program Coordinator. The Program Director will also:
• Provide leadership and vision across all aspects of residency education, including clinical, educational, research, and ACGME accreditation activities.
• Implement innovative curriculum design and assessments across multiple education platforms including in-person, online, asynchronous learning, flipped classrooms, and simulation.
• Promote growth of resident scholarly activities.
• Develop and ensure optimal resident experiences with all departments and institutions.
• Represent the residency program and its interests.

Requirements include M.D. degree or equivalent, Board Certification in Emergency Medicine with valid CA Medical License or eligibility for licensure, and successful experiences in leadership positions. We especially welcome applicants whose research, teaching, and community outreach demonstrably attest to their commitment to inclusion of individuals who are under-represented in medicine.

For full consideration, please consult the link below for apply by dates. This recruitment will be open until filled through May 31, 2022. To apply, please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a statement of contributions to diversity to: All files should be in PDF format.

This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position may include, but are not limited to, treating patients with Hepatitis B, HIV, other infectious diseases, and patients who may inflict physical harm.

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the
United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of
1986. Certain UCD positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus ( If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department. For additional information:

Erik Laurin, MD, Professor and Search Committee Chair (
Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH., Distinguished Professor and Department Chair (
UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine
2315 Stockton Boulevard, PSSB 2100, Sacramento, CA 95817
The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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