Chief, General Internal Medicine

Boston, Massachusetts
Compensation will be competitive with major academic medical centers in the region.
Sep 30, 2020
Position Type

VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) seeks a full-time, innovative and experienced Chief of General Internal Medicine. Candidates should have experience leading peer-reviewed, original research and a track record of academic commitment, mentorship and recognition at the midcareer or senior level. Health services researchers are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate demonstrates a strong commitment to quality patient care, trainee education, and faculty development. Responsibilities include overseeing the Section’s clinical programs, mentoring faculty, post-doctoral fellows and other trainees, and participating in the Section’s teaching program.

This position reports directly to the Chief, Medical Service, and is located at the VA Jamaica Plain campus. Accomplishments should be commensurate with academic appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS) or Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Requires: Board Certification in Internal Medicine and a full and unrestricted license in any state. Must be a U.S. Citizen.

VABHS is a three-campus tertiary care medical center, affiliated with BUSM and HMS, and provides a full range of patient care services with nationally recognized education and innovation activities.

VABHS features one of the largest research programs in VA, encompassing a total of ten federally funded research centers that offer significant collaborative opportunities. The Section of General Internal Medicine has a close relationship with the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, a VA Health Services Research & Development Center of Innovation. Additional areas of expertise at VABHS include: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Women’s Health, Alzheimer’s Disease, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cognitive Neurosciences, Schizophrenia, and Addictions. VABHS is also home to the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC), a research center providing national leadership to the Million Veteran Program, VA’s signature genomic medicine initiative.

Compensation will be competitive with major academic medical centers in the region. In addition to competitive pay and liability protection, we offer a generous leave and benefits package. For more information on federal employee benefits visit:

Recruitment/Relocation incentives may be considered.

VABHS, HMS, and BUSM are Equal Opportunity Employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to: