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Associate Chief Academic Officer for GME

Job Description / Duties

Associate Chief Academic Officer for GME


Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) Health System seeks an innovative and collaborative physician leader to serve as its next Associate Chief Academic Officer for Graduate Medical Education (ACAO for GME). CAMC sponsors 21 ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship programs with more than 190 training positions and major affiliations with West Virginia University and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. CAMC also sponsors two ACGME-accredited residency programs at CAMC Greenbrier Valley Medical Center (GVMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of CAMC located in Ronceverte West, West Virginia.


CAMC Health System is a subsidiary of Vandalia Health, Inc. (“Vandalia”) which is comprised of nine hospitals, including CAMC General Hospital, CAMC Memorial Hospital, CAMC Teays Valley Hospital, CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital, CAMC GVMC, Monongalia County General Hospital, Preston Memorial Hospital, Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital and Mon Health Marion Neighborhood Hospital. Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill, West Virginia will join the system on May 1, 2023.


Reporting to the Chief Academic Officer, the ACAO for GME will serve as Designated Institutional Official (DIO) and work closely with the ACAO for Research and the ACAO for Health Sciences and Professional Education. The ACAO for GME has authority and responsibility for the institutional accreditation of CAMC as a sponsoring institution by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). In addition, the ACAO for GME is responsible for oversight of CAMC’s learning environment, including the maintenance and expansion of effective partnerships with educational institutions.


The successful candidate will be an innovative, educational leader and strong collaborator with at least five years of experience as a leader in GME in an academic healthcare setting with an MD/DO or equivalent, West Virginia licensure or eligibility and board certification in a related area of specialization. Candidates should possess a record of progressive leadership in academic medicine, and a national reputation of significant involvement within the academic medicine community. The successful ACAO will need to possess exceptional team building skills, communication skills, financial acumen and the potential to lead change in an ever-changing healthcare and academic environment.


Confidential nominations or expressions of interest can be made by contacting Jeff Schroetlin, Megan Welch, and Taylor Krukar at