Section Chief of Nutrition at Albany Medical Health

Albany, New York
Sep 16, 2023
Position Type

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, within the Department of Medicine, at Albany Medical College is seeking a Section Chief of Nutrition to lead the Nutrition Service at Albany Med Health System.  The primary training of the physician can be from Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice or Surgery, with additional subspecialty expertise in Clinical Nutrition. The physician will provide nutritional care to adult medical and surgical patients with complex nutritional disorders including short bowel syndrome, enteric fistulas, inflammatory bowel disease, motility disorders, malabsorption, and bariatric surgery patients. The post will include developing and leading the inpatient multidisciplinary nutrition service at Alb Med Health System, (providing TPN and enteral tube feeding) and outpatient nutrition services. The leader will supervise and collaborate with the mid-level physicians, Dieticians (RD) and pharmacy staff. The physician will be eligible for an academic appointment at the Assistant, Associate Professor and Professor level commensurate with experience. The opportunity for program development and the ability to develop a research program in an area of interest within the field of Nutrition is available.

Albany Med Health System has historically been a leader in Clinical Nutrition, and a regional provider of Nutrition Care for eastern Upstate New York.


Highly competitive salary with incentive bonus, Rich benefits package including malpractice coverage and retirement plan. Salary is commensurate with level of academic appointment

Albany Med Health System is northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center and the largest private sector employer in the Capital Region. The Center incorporates the 766-bed Albany Med Health System, one of New York's largest teaching hospitals. Albany Medical College, one of the nation's first private medical colleges, educates many of the doctors and other medical professionals that practice in the region and provides residency and continuing medical education programs. Albany Med Health System also supports a biomedical research enterprise to further understanding of illness and discovery of tomorrow’s cures.

Located at the heart of New York’s Capital Region, Albany is a culturally and environmentally diverse area that is home to nearly one million residents. The three main cities of the Capital Region-Albany, Troy, and Schenectady, and their suburbs, just a short commute away-offer a range of affordable, safe, and comfortable neighborhoods with quality schools and active community groups. In 2010, Forbes named Albany one of the top ten cities to raise a family. All four seasons sizzle with indoor and outdoor activities, including festivals, monthly art walks, music, and family-friendly events making the Capital Region a great place to live, work, and thrive at a perfect pace.

Letters of inquiry and curriculum vitae should be sent to:

Division Chief, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Vice Chair of Medicine (Research)

Department of Medicine
43 New Scotland Ave., MC-48
Albany, NY 12208

Albany Medical College is a private institution and a non-discriminatory AA/EOE (minorities and women are encouraged to apply).

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