Physician Openings

Family Medicine or Internal Medicine - China - Kunming

Position Posted:



Family Medicine

Sanford World Clinic is seeking a BE/BC Internal Medicine OR Family Medicine physician who shares in our philosophy of establishing strong relationships with the patients, their families and relates well to referring physicians and colleagues. The new two-story, 18,000-square-foot Sanford World Clinic Personalized Health Center in Kunming will have the capacity to hold up to 2 Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physicians.

Practice Details:

  • Must have training and work experience in a US, Canadian or European healthcare institution
  • The ideal candidate would have work experience in both the US and China 
  • Full-time basis
  • No call
  • Provide Personalized Healthcare services in an outpatient clinic setting
  • Assist in training and education of other providers
  • Language skills: Fluency in English required, Fluency in Mandarin is a bonus

Salary and Benefits Package: Competitive compensation is offered along with a generous Retention Loan and Relocation Allowance. Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, paid Visa/Passport/China Licensure expenses, and a stipend provided for Health Benefits

Sanford Health is the largest rural not-for-profit health care system in the United States and is dedicated to excellence in patient care, innovation and pioneering integrated care. Our model of integrated health provides care through physicians, hospitals, health plan, research and education. Our reputation of excellence is founded on our talented team of over 1,400 primary and specialty care physicians located in 140 locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

In addition to the clinic in Kunming, China, Sanford World Clinic has opened facilities domestically in Oklahoma, California, and Oregon, as well as has internationally developed operations in Ghana, Germany and Canada. There is also a clinic opening in Zhuhai City, China and while also pursuing projects in New Zealand and Ireland and evaluating several other locations worldwide.

Sanford World Clinic Kunming, China: With a population of more than six million, Kunming is the political, economic, communications and cultural hub of Yunnan and is the seat of the provincial government. Northern Kunming is experiencing tremendous growth and has a significant need for primary care. Currently, northern Kunming has 60 kindergartens, 30 primary schools and 11 middle schools. Kunming, particularly the area surrounding the clinic, is experiencing significant growth with tremendous numbers of young families. With this growth comes the increased need for health care.

Sanford World Clinic

Sanford Health

To learn more about this practice opportunity or to forward your CV for consideration contact: Mary Jo Burkman, Senior Director of Physician Recruitment