Assistant Program Director and Core Faculty Opportunities with ACGME-Accredited Internal Medicine Residency Program

Opportunity Overview

Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital is recruiting for an Assistant Program Director and Core Faculty positions. The program has an approved total compliment of 33 positions in Continued Accreditation status with ACGME.
  1. Excellent Board pass rate, 97% board pass rate on a 3-year rolling average.
  2. Responsibilities include curriculum development, ongoing maintenance of program accreditation, resident recruitment, scholarly activities, and patient care.
  3. Clinical duties include hospital rounds with a resident team, precepting all levels of residents at St. Elizabeth Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinic, working with medical students, and direct patient care hours.
  4. The salaried position is full time with comprehensive benefits.
  5. The qualified physician will possess current board certification and be eligible for a license in Ohio.
  6. Will consider recent graduates.
  7. Affiliation with Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), and Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine (OUHCOM).
  8. Join our dedicated Internal Medicine physicians in a rewarding teaching career.
  9. Continued faculty development available.

Mercy Health Physicians offers an extensive network of physicians and is the largest group in the Mahoning Valley. Our team includes primary care physicians and a wide range of specialties.

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Christine Ruggieri, Physician Recruitment



Our residency is in Youngstown, Ohio, just an hour's drive from Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Youngstown is at the center of the Mahoning Valley, with a population of 550,000. It's a comfortable and inviting community with excellent schools and affordable housing, plus dozens of galleries, museums, performance venues and historic sites.

Mercy Health

Mercy Health:

In 2018, Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health combined to become the United States' fifth largest Catholic health care ministry and one of the nation's 20 largest health care systems. As a faith-based healthcare system, Mercy Health continues to honor its long-standing Mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities, with an emphasis on the underserved. Mercy demonstrates behaviors reflecting its core values of compassion, excellence, human dignity, justice, service, and sacredness of life.

Mercy Health is the largest healthcare system in Ohio and ranked nationally in the top 20% of health systems for clinical quality and efficiency.

Mercy Health is a recognized leader in providing quality, cost-effective healthcare and is a regional leader in collaboration with other community organizations to meet community needs. Mercy is a preferred provider on most health insurance plans.

Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital offers you the high-quality health care you need and the compassion you deserve. Our expert doctors, nurses and caregivers are committed to helping you be well in mind, body and spirit.

We are a Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center, equipped to handle the most serious emergencies. A full range of hospital services are available 24/7.

More information about our services and locations is available through the information on this website.

Awards and Recognition
  • Ranked number 18 on U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional Hospitals list for 2017-2018.
  • St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital was rated "High Performing" in treatment of heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • 2016 America's Best Breast Centers -- Women's Choice Award®.
  • Full Chest Pain Center with PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) Accreditation.
  • Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus.