This is a one-year VA chief residency position to redesign medical education and patient care at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, partnering with the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Psychiatry Residency program. We are seeking one chief position for academic year 2023-2024.

What Does the Chief Resident Do?

  • Teach quality improvement and patient safety to residents, medical students and staff.
  • Host inter-professional Patient Safety Conferences at both institutions.
  • Participate in immersive CRQS “boot-camp” with other national CRQSs.
  • Design and implement mentored, longitudinal quality improvement projects.
  • Provide clinical care as and Outpatient Psychiatrist (OP) or Acute Inpatient Psychiatrist (IP).

What are the Benefits of the Position?

  • Highly prized QI/PS work improves early career advancement and fellowship match.
  • All Phoenix CRQS graduates have obtained fellowship match or academic appointments.
  • Network with national QI/PS leaders and 100+ CRQSs at 50+ VA Medical Centers.
  • Lead system-level changes to medical education & patient care.
  • Opportunity to travel and present your work at national conferences.
  • Work in the new state-of-the-art Phoenix 32nd St VA Clinic.
  • Flexible schedule with protected weekends.

What are the Requirements?

  • Complete primary residency training with initial board eligibility in 2023.
  • Qualify for credentialing and privileging as a licensed independent practitioner.
  • U.S. citizenship.

Want to Learn More?

Please visit the national website, or contact Amanda Catellino, MD.