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.