Chair, Ob/Gyn & Women's Health Institute

Cleveland, Ohio, US
Jan 12, 2021
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The Cleveland Clinic, a distinguished academic healthcare system, announces its search for Chair of the Ob/Gyn & Women's Health Institute.

Cleveland Clinic's Ob/Gyn & Women's Health Institute is committed to providing world-class care for women of all ages. In 2020, the institute's gynecology program was again ranked No.2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and is the top-ranked program in Ohio. The Ob/Gyn & Women's Health Institute consists of two departments: 1) Obstetrics & Gynecology made up of General Ob/Gyn and Maternal Fetal Medicine and 2) Subspecialty Care for Women's Health made up of 5 Sections: Gynecologic Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology, Specialized Women's Health, Urogynecology and Medical Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Gynecology (MIGS).

The Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health Institute in 2021 has 161 employed physicians, 29 midwives, and over 400 non-physician support staff including: ultrasound technicians, embryologists, advanced practice providers and nurses. In 2021 the Institute anticipates close to 400,000 patient visits, more than 10,000 deliveries and over 8,500 surgeries distributed over 36 sites, 3 main tertiary care hospitals with Level 3 NICUs and 4 secondary hospitals. The Special Delivery Unit at Main Campus has about 120 deliveries a year.

The Institute's staff participates in resident, fellow, and medical student education at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. A unique residency training program offers tracking into subspecialty areas. Fellowships are offered in gynecologic oncology, urogynecology/reconstructive pelvic surgery, reproductive endocrinology, and specialized women's health. A new Global Health Research Program allows residents and fellows to participate in research.

Duties and responsibilities of the new Chair will be to provide leadership for the Institute which will include oversight of general operations, organization, fiduciary matters, quality and safety, recruitment, retention and mentoring of medical staff, administrators, educators and researchers. The Chair is responsible for the extremely important academic and research mission of the Institute.

The ideal candidate will be a recognized leader in Women's Health with a record of excellence in clinical support activities, education, and scholarship as well as experience in leadership, administration, mentoring, and program development. The Chair will report directly to the Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff and will support the strategic mission of the Cleveland Clinic Health System.

Interested candidates can submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae and names of 3 references prior to March 17, 2021 to:

Rita M. Pappas, MD, FAAP, FHN

Medical Director, Hospital Operations, Cleveland Clinic

Staff, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Children's

9500 Euclid Avenue TT4-401

Cleveland, OH 44195

Office: (216) 444-5916


Cleveland Clinic's vision is to become the best place for care and the best place to work in healthcare.We are committed to providing a safe, stable, and financially fulfilling work environment. Even in these uncertain times, Cleveland Clinic is ambitiously investing in growth. Being a physician-led organization means doing what is best for the patients, every day.

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers.Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has named us the No. 2 hospital in the nation. Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995.

Thirteen Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 10. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include ENT and pediatrics. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, Cleveland Clinic Nevada, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Cleveland Clinic London is also scheduled to open in February 2021.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 4,200 salaried physicians and scientists on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Northeast Ohio called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Akron General Hospital, Avon Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Lodi Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and Union Hospital. Ashtabula County Medical Center is also an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic. With approximately 5,895 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.

Cleveland Clinic was named a top hospital and health system by Diversity Inc. in 2020. Companies on this list score well in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership commitment, and supplier diversity.

Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences, they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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