Gastroenterology Faculty Opportunity with IBD Focus - Massachusetts

Western Massachusetts
Jul 21, 2022
Position Type
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School - Baystate Health, is seeking a Gastroenterologist with an IBD focus to lead our IBD program in western Massachusetts.

Position Highlights:
• Our integrated Division of Gastroenterology consists of 13 GIs, 3 Advanced Endoscopists and APPs across our academic medical center and community hospitals
• Lead a regional, multidisciplinary IBD program with a strong referral network and great support from colorectal surgery, pathology, radiology and clinical research.
• With a faculty appointment to UMass Chan Medical School, you will have the opportunity to teach GI fellows, IM residents, and participate in academic programs, conferences and lectures
• Leadership is committed to your professional satisfaction and work/life balance. Call is 1:8 weekends.

Qualifications: ABMS BC/BE in Gastroenterology, preference given to candidates with training or interest in IBD. Strong commitment to collaboration, courage, quality and lifelong learning is important. Regretfully this location does not qualify for J1 waiver sponsorship.

Baystate Health is western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and is home to the prestigious UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate Health. The cornerstone of our organization is Baystate Medical Center, a 716-bed tertiary care hospital which boasts the state’s single busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level-I trauma center. Baystate Wing Hospital (BWH) is a 74-bed hospital which operates in Palmer, MA, just 20 minutes from our flagship hospital, Baystate Medical Center, in Springfield. We deliver high quality, patient-centered care with physicians who specialize in 45 medical disciplines, including adult and family medicine, general surgery, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics. Our close affiliation with nearby Baystate Medical Center / University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School - Baystate Health means our patients and providers have a vast team of academic generalists and specialists at their fingertips. We offer a diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians to start and advance their career.

The Pioneer Valley provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities and is home to five colleges with communities that offer fine dining, shopping, music, galleries, and parks. We are located within two hours of Boston, three hours of NYC, and Bradley International Airport is 20 minutes away. When you live and work in the Pioneer Valley, you will enjoy picturesque four-season living, excellent schools and year-round social and cultural events. In fact, Massachusetts was once again ranked #1 in Education nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

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All correspondence can be directed to:
Dr. Ira Schmelkin, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School - Baystate Health
c/o Lindsay Waters, Senior Recruiter

Are you ready to advance your career with us?

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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