Associate Program Director
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

Ruth Franks Snedecor, MD, is an Academic Hospitalist and Associate Program Director of the combined Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center (BGSMC) and Phoenix VA Health Care System Internal Medicine Residency Program with an emphasis in resident education in quality and patient safety. She is board certified in internal medicine. She received her undergraduate and doctorate degrees from the University of Arizona in Tucson and is now a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She moved to Phoenix to complete her internal medicine residency at BGSMC/Phoenix VAHS in 2007. Her love of teaching residents and students was obvious when she accepted a position to become one of the Junior Faculty/Chief Resident of the same program from 2007–2008. In July 2008 she accepted a position as faculty at the VA and became an APD for the VA in 2009.