University of Colorado


Aurora, CO

Date Posted

May 9, 2024

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is soliciting applications for a new Pediatric Residency Program Director. This is a unique opportunity for an established physician-educator to lead one of the nation’s most highly regarded ACGME-accredited residency training programs. The program accepts 30 residents/year for the categorical program and seeks to provide outstanding clinical training in general pediatrics complemented by opportunities to pursue focused training in areas of individual interest. Residents rotate at 3 large hospitals, including Children’s Hospital Colorado, Denver Health Medical Center, and University of Colorado Hospital.

The PD oversees all aspects of training, including recruitment, curriculum development, assessment, feedback, and career counseling, and is responsible for maintaining compliance with all local GME and ACGME requirements. The PD is assisted by 6 Associate Program Directors, 3 chief residents, and 3 program coordinators. The PD will have a minimum of 60% protected time for this role.

Job Qualifications:

  • Physician (MD/DO), open rank with preference for Associate Professor or Professor.
  • At least 3 years of educational leadership, preferably as a GME PD or APD.
  • Demonstrated expertise in curricular design.
  • A track record of educational innovation.
  • A demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Experience working with diverse learners, faculty, and patient populations.

The successful applicant must demonstrate strong interpersonal communication, emotional intelligence, and team management skills and be able to articulate a vision for program development and improvement.


Interested candidates should use this link ( to upload their curriculum vitae and a Letter of Interest outlining their relevant experiences and qualifications for the job. Questions can be addressed to Thomas Parker, Vice Chair of Education at

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