Physician Relations Director directs and oversees programs designed to foster positive relations between physicians and the hospital or healthcare facility. Promotes the organization among members of the medical community in order to establish partnerships and affiliations. Being a Physician Relations Director requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to top management. The Physician Relations Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Physician Relations Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.