Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine

Location
Dallas, Texas
Posted
Sep 12, 2021
Position Type
Permanent

Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

The University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, invites nominations and applications for the position of Division Chief of Hospital Medicine. This position represents a major leadership appointment in the Department.

Candidates must have leadership and management experience as an academic hospitalist and scholarly achievements in research, quality, patient safety, or medical education. Candidates are expected to contribute to the teaching and training of medical students and housestaff. Applicants must be board certified in Internal Medicine and be eligible for Texas medical licensure. Appointment would be at the Associate Professor level or above.

Hospital Medicine will be a new Division in the Department, comprised of academic hospitalists who provide inpatient care at the Clements University Hospital (750 beds) and Parkland Hospital (900 beds). The new Division will be home to 128 faculty and 65 APPs, making it the largest Division in the Department. Hospital Medicine faculty already play key leadership roles in the clinical operations, quality and patient safety improvement, medical education, and informatics programs of the hospitals and Department. The Division Chief will be expected to lead and grow the Division’s clinical, educational, quality/safety, and research programs at all sites. Developing the academic careers of faculty, recruiting, and mentoring new faculty, and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion will be key responsibilities.

UT Southwestern is renowned for its Nobel prize-winning biomedical research programs and exceptional clinical services. It has a NIH-funded CTSA; strong research programs in health services, disparities, and clinical informatics; outstanding training programs in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties; and a new School of Public Health opening in 2023. The Clements University and Parkland Hospitals are state-of-the-art facilities that opened in 2014 and 2015, respectively.

Interested applicants please apply online at: www.utsouthwestern.edu/careers and reference Job # 579526.

Search Committee Co-Chairs: Ethan Halm, MD, MPH, MBA and Gail Peterson, MD
E-mail contact: chanal.trimble@utsouthwestern.edu
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX  75390

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