Chief of ID, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Nov 09, 2020
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We are seeking a highly skilled, experienced physician to join the Medicine Service at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) as Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases, a key leadership position at the VAAAHS. This individual will oversee patient care that takes place in the outpatient ID clinics and the inpatient consultation service at the VAAAHS. The candidate will be expected to conduct research and teach medical students, internal medicine house officers, ID fellows, and other ID trainees. The candidate must be certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in ID, and qualify for and hold a faculty appointment with The University of Michigan, Division of Infectious Diseases. The candidate will be responsible for achieving quality-of-care and access-to-care standards, process improvement, personnel management, and patient satisfaction involving the ID program at the VAAAHS. The candidate will ideally have a track record – including peer-reviewed external grants and peer-reviewed papers – in ID research, as well as an aptitude for mentoring others in academic medicine.

The candidate will also be a senior leader within The University of Michigan Division of Infectious Diseases, a nationally recognized Division with impressive breadth and depth of clinical programs and scholarship. The Division consists of 42 faculty members, over $12 million in annual grant funding, 3 members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2 members of the Association of American Physicians, 1 member of the National Academy of Medicine, and 1 Master of the American College of Physicians. Members of the Division serve as Editors-in-Chief of JCI Insight and Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Internal Medicine – Infectious Diseases, like The University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should email their curriculum vitae along with a 1-page letter of interest to:

Powel Kazanjian, MD, PhD (Co-Chair of the Search Committee)

Division Chief, Infectious Diseases and Professor of Internal Medicine, The University of Michigan


Lona Mody, MD, MSc (Co-Chair of the Search Committee)

Associate Division Chief, Geriatric & Palliative Care Medicine and Amanda Sanford Hickey Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan

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