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If youre a qualified family physician whos ready for a change, heres an opportunity for a rewarding position in a prosperous community. Centra, an award-winning regional healthcare system in central Virginia, now has openings on the faculty of our Family Medicine Residency Program.

Were looking for a physician with the personality, skills and background that show a distinct flair for teaching.

In this role, youll serve as a faculty member for a 6-6-6 residency program with a comfortable faculty-to-resident ratio. Youll be stepping into an established program that has achieved a 100% board certification rate for six yearsand a long-term record of successful matchesall within an NCQA Level 3 PCMH. Your students will experience a small group-practice model in a community where Family Medicine is the second largest medical specialty.

The work environment is a new 28,000 sq. ft. freestanding facility, specifically designed for the program, with wireless EMR and room for expansion.

This multifaceted position offers the personal rewards of direct patient care, plus the professional satisfaction of playing a pivotal role in the cultivation of future physiciansall combined with very competitive salary and benefits.

But an attractive position is even more appealing in an attractive community. Lynchburg, Virginia, is a thriving, 200-year-old city with a growing metro area of more than 150,000. Its big enough to offer amenities such as convenient air and rail service, yet small enough to be free of gridlock and urban crime rates. (In fact, its been named one of the Top 10 Safest Mid-Sized Cities by Sperlings Best Places.)

Lynchburg is conveniently located in the heart of the state, just three hours from Washington, D.C. and coastal beaches, and only minutes from lakefront communities, mountaintop trails and ski slopes. The Lynchburg area also offers an extraordinary range of housing options, a vibrant arts community, and some of the mildest weather on the east coast.

The region is home to 6 colleges & universities, an acclaimed public school system, plus a range of private K-12 schools (including the largest private school in the state). Among the many accolades the Lynchburg area has earned:

Best Places for Business and Careers Forbes

Top Places to Live CNN Money

Top Places to Retire Forbes

Top Adventure Towns National Geographic

Americas Best High Schools Newsweek

Top Best-Value Cities

All in all, its an ideal spot for the next stage of your careeron the Centra Family Medicine Faculty.
Centra is a not-for-profit regional health care system based in Lynchburg servicing central Virginia with three hospitals and more than 5,200 health care professionals. As the largest health system in the region, Centra provides a full spectrum of medical services, including cardiovascular, cancer, surgical, emergency, neurology, orthopaedics, family practice, women and children's rehabilitation and senior services. Whether you are referring patients for specialized care or consulting with patients on their treatment options, Centra allows you to offer services supported by the most advanced medical technologies. Centra's quality of care ranks in or near the top 10% of hospitals nationwide, according to results published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Hospital Compare initiative. Centra has also ranked as one of the top heart hospitals and holds one of the highest ratings in the country for cardiac surgery by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Our Physicians, nurses and staff take great pride in the awards we have received for outstanding quality of care and health system innovations. Forbes Safest Hospitals in America: Forbes magazine named Centra as one of the safest hospital in country, ranking in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for low complication and mortality rates. Premier CareScience Award: Fewer than 50 health care organizations nationwide receive this award for superior quality, efficiency and process of care. Centra was the only health system in Virginia to receive this recognition. Magnet Nursing Award: Centra is one of 289 U.S. hospitals that have been awarded this highest recognition for excellence in nursing, an award Centra has held since 2005.