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Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

Director of Family Med Residency Program Needed in Beautiful North Carolina Mountains

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Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) are teaming up to grow the MAHEC Family Med Residency Program, which is based in Asheville, NC, and open up a new location in beautiful Boone, NC. Starting the summer of 2020, we plan to have 4 Family Med Residents per year, training in our rural community.

Boone is located in Blue Ridge Mountains in North Western corner of North Carolina. We are considered a resort community and home to Appalachian State University, which is part of the UNC System.

Boone is located in Watauga County which celebrates having the #2 Rated Public Schools in the state of North Carolina.

ARHS is a thriving non-profit, community run, health system which has two hospital facilities as well as a skilled nursing center. There are 19 different specialties on staff at our hospitals and we have a draw are of almost 150,000 people.

This is a great opportunity for someone to help build a program from the ground level with the support of a top notch residency program and a well respected community health system that has a thriving primary care community.


We are looking for a physician to come in and help start up this residency program to begin in the summer of 2020. They will begin with 50% administrative and 50% clinic work until the program begins and then their job description will change to 50% administrative, 30% clinical and 20% teaching responsibilities.

This position is primarily responsible for the general administration of Boone Family Medicine Residency Program including those activities related to the recruitment, selection, instruction, supervision, counseling, evaluation, advancement of residents and supervision and evaluation of residency program faculty. The program director is also responsible for maintenance of accreditation of the program by the ACGME, and for the collaborative relationship between the program and affiliated institutions such as the sponsoring hospital and other clinical partners. The direct supervisor for this position is the Director of the Division of Family Medicine at MAHEC.

Job Information
  • Location:
    North Carolina, United States
  • Job ID:
  • Posted:
    June 4, 2019
  • Position Title:
    Director of Family Med Residency Program Needed in Beautiful North Carolina Mountains
  • Company Name:
    Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
  • Practice Setting:
    Hospital/Health System
  • Job Function:
    Academic / Research, Family Medicine Physician, Other
  • Entry Level:
  • Job Type:
  • Job Duration:
  • Min Education:
  • Min Experience:
    3-5 Years
  • Required Travel:
  • Salary:
    $225,000.00 - $250,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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