Open Chair Positions

Updated: Jan. 2024

ADFM Staff keep a running list of which institutions we have heard there is an open search for the chair position, which can be found below. Please note that this list is not exhaustive. If you have an update on an open chair position, please send it to Sam Elwood ( ADFM provides this list as a service to its members and does not support or endorse any particular position.

We also recommend visiting the STFM Family Medicine Career site and adding your open position or this is a great place to go if you're looking for a wider pool of positions in Family Medicine beyond the chair role:

Search is known (details below). 


Date found out

UMKC/TMC Lakewood (Contact: Jill Moormeier, M.D., M.P.H., 816-235-1946 or Ramona Draffen, 816-404-5027)

Feb 2021

Prisma Health

May 2022

Director of Service of the Department of Family Medicine at Denver Health and Affiliate Vice-Chair of the Department of Family Medicine of the University of Colorado School of Medicine

May 2022

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University (contact Edgar Mandeville, MD, Chair, Search Committee for the Chair of Family and Community Medicine, c/o Elizabeth Smith, Senior Associate Dean for Administration, College of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, 450 Clarkson Ave, Mail Stop 97, Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098. And emailed to

January 2023

Valleywise Health (Contact: Elaine Auerbach

February 2023

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) and Corewell Health East (formerly Beaumont Health)

April 2023

Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC)

July 2023

University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Nov 2023

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 

Nov 2023

UC Riverside School of Medicine

Jan 2024

Northeast Ohio Medical University 

Feb 2024

Atrium Health Navicent 

Feb 2024

Foster School of Medicine (FSOM) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

March 2024

University of California San Diego

April 2024

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) School of Medicine

April 2024

The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont April 2024

Search process or status unknown (interim chair in place or chair retirement planned).


Date found out

Wake Forest Atrium Health March 2024
Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine and Carilion Clinic Jan 2024
University of South Alabama July 2023
The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
June 2023
East Tennessee State University  James H. Quillen College of Medicine Jan 2022
East Tennessee State UniversityFMR Sept 2021
Texas Tech - El Paso Sept 2021
University of Nevada, Reno Aug 2021
Temple University June 2021
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Jan 2020