Residency program coordinators are responsible for the administrative duties surrounding a medical residency program within a teaching hospital or medical facility. Coordinators work closely with medical residents (student doctors in training), helping ensure that they are getting the education needed and are on track for graduation. Ensuring that their site can earn full accreditation is also a main focus for program coordinators. They must remain up-to-date and knowledgeable of accreditation standards to ensure compliance.
Residency Program Coordinator Tasks
Interact with doctors, fellows, administrators and institutional and regulatory agencies to ensure correct placement of resident physicians.
Review medical school records and qualifications of applicants to guarantee facility has medical residents appropriate to hospital goals.
Match residents and their areas of medical interest at teaching hospital for residency training.