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The Palo Alto Medical Foundation has an opportunity for a BC/BE Dermatologist to join our Medical Group in Soquel, California. This position is ideal for a physician who is interested in joining a busy practice with a diverse patient population.
The physician will join six other dermatologists serving the Santa Cruz Community and it is a wonderful opportunity to practice general dermatology within a growing department supported by a large multi-specialty Medical Group. Shareholder track positions offer a very competitive salary guarantee plus incentive and a generous benefit package leading toward full partnership following 24 months of employment.


Situated on the northern edge of the Monterey Bay about 70 miles south of San Francisco, Santa Cruz offers a moderate climate and the best of many worlds. For outdoor enthusiasts, Santa Cruz is a wonderful combination of beach, ocean and mountains. Well known as a Mecca for surfers, Santa Cruz also offers magnificent redwoods for hiking and mountain-biking and the San Lorenzo River for fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Long stretches of tree-lined and coastal roads offer the perfect venues for road cyclists. Fisherman and sailors will appreciate convenient access to the ocean from the Santa Cruz Harbor and the Municipal Wharf, which also features a variety of shops and restaurants.
Santa Cruzs downtown center, the Pacific Garden Mall, is home to the Museum of Art and History and features outstanding restaurants, unique shops, wine tasting rooms, sidewalk cafes, and an abundance of coffee shops. Santa Cruz is also a cultural hub, featuring several live performance venues, the annual Open Studios tour, boutique art stores and the Tannery Arts Center. Adding to the character of the community, the University of California is nestled in foothills above Santa Cruz, and the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk was named Best Boardwalk in the country by USA Today. Santa Cruz County is also an agriculture center, known for its production of strawberries, raspberries, artichokes and Brussels sprouts.
Sutter Health Bay Area is comprised of four aligned medical groups spanning across the entire SF Bay Area:

Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group (PAFMG)
Sutter East Bay Medical Group (SEBMG)
Sutter West Bay Medical Group (SWBMG)
Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods (SMGR)

As part of the Sutter Medical Network, which was created in 2007 to bring physicians across the Northern California health care delivery system together to strive to advance the quality, consistency and affordability of care for Sutter Health patients. With nearly 5,000 primary care doctors and specialists in medical foundations and aligned Independent Practice Associations (IPAs), the Sutter Medical Network has a presence in dozens of cities and towns across Northern Californiafrom Sonoma County to the Central Valley, and from Santa Cruz to the Mother Lode foothills.

Moving collectively, the Sutter Medical Network works to advance clinical quality, the patient experience, and the affordability of care. Physician organizations collectively agree to reach consistent standards in areas that matter most to patients. Overall, the Sutter Medical Network strives to provide consistently superb care to patients where, when and how they want to receive it.

www.sutterhealth.org/physician-opportunities