Palliative Medicine Fellowship Director, UMass Chan - Baystate

Western Massachusetts
Feb 25, 2023
Palliative Care
Position Type
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School - Baystate Health, is seeking a Fellowship Director for our newly developed Palliative Medicine fellowship. The ideal candidate will qualify at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate. In addition, experience/expertise in academic education, ACGME regulations, and curriculum development for a wide variety of learners is desirable.

Position Highlights:
• Join our highly collaborative team of 4 palliative care physicians, 5 advanced practitioners, one social worker, and a strong support staff.
• Baystate Health has the only academic palliative care program in western Massachusetts. We will recruit our first fellows class upon your onboarding. As a benchmark, the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care typically train two fellows in Geriatrics fellowship on a yearly basis.
• In addition to fellows, you will have the opportunity to teach residents, medical students, and other learners.
• Our Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care includes a home-based palliative care program, specialty-clinic based palliative care, a hospice service (both home and GIP locations), and a robust inpatient consult service.
• We are members of the Palliative Care Quality Collaborative (PCQC) program at a Premier level.
• Baystate offers an open and inclusive culture that supports faculty development, learning, and diversity.
• Excellent benefits plan with paid short- & long-term disability, 6.5% retirement match, paid life insurance, and great family leave policies.

Qualifications: ABIM BC in palliative care. 3+ years’ experience with evidence of progressive management responsibilities and leadership in an academic department. Demonstrable record of collaboration, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enthusiasm for medical education and mentoring faculty and ability to engage a broad base of potential stakeholders to work towards a shared vision.

YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

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All correspondence can be directed to:
Stephen Bonasera, MD, Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care
c/o Lindsay Waters, Senior Physician & APC 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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