Section Chief of Rheumatology

Employer
Dartmouth Health
Location
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Start date
Feb 9, 2024

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Specialty
Rheumatology
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

Section of Rheumatology - Department of Medicine
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Lebanon, NH


The Department of Medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) is searching for a dynamic, experienced, future-oriented academic Rheumatologist to become the new Chief of the Section of Rheumatology. The new Section Chief will lead Rheumatology's clinical and research operations. The Section of Rheumatology provides a variety of outstanding inpatient and outpatient services at Dartmouth Health in Lebanon, NH, with outpatient visits numbering more than 12,000 per year. As the only academic medical center in New Hampshire, we care for an incredibly diverse group of patients. Teaching and research are core parts of our mission and we are committed to teaching fellows, house staff and medical students. We have a robust clinical trials program in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis conducting >15 Phase II, III and IV trials in the last 5 years. Basic scientific research in innate and adaptive immunity is extramurally funded by the NIH, Department of Defense and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

This section has a total of 10 physicians, 3 advanced practice professionals (nurse practitioners and physician assistants), and a dedicated team of nurses, medical assistants and administrative personnel. The chief collaborates with a Practice Manager and Nurse Manager to lead and manage clinical operations. .

This is an exciting opportunity for a mid-level to senior Rheumatologist with past leadership experience in the areas of research, clinical care, practice management, teaching, and mentoring faculty members. It is expected that the strong applicant would be able to provide dynamic leadership for our engaged providers and support staff as they continue to optimize the quality and efficiency of their team-based outpatient services, and would be eligible for academic appointment at the level of Associate or full Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

What the Dartmouth Health Clinic has to offer you:
  • An established and growing patient base
  • A collegial work environment with all medical and other specialists and subspecialists Strong ties to our medical school (3 miles away) and our affiliated VA Medical Center (6 miles away)
  • A national reputation for quality at our Hospital, Medical School, and affiliated Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages
  • Dedicated CME time and funds
  • Funds available to the section chief to develop his or her section

What our location in the Heart of New England has to offer you:
  • Four beautiful and distinct seasons to enjoy
  • Local access to mountains, hiking trails, lakes, bike routes, and winter sports venues
  • Easy access to Manchester and Boston airports and major airlines
  • Superb cultural opportunities locally in art, theater, and music at Dartmouth's Hopkins Center and other local venues

Dartmouth Health is a nationally recognized health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered care and quality improvement, we work with our partners to help create a more sustainable health system for our region. Founded in 1893, our system now includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center, its own air ambulance service, and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation. We also have the only Children's Hospital Association-approved comprehensive, full-service children's hospital in the state. As an Academic Health Center, D-H provides access to nearly 12,500 primary care doctors and specialists in our region in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research in many areas in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Letters of inquiry should be addressed to:
David J. Feller-Kopman
Section Chief, Pulmonary
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive Lebanon, NH 03756

Qualifications

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Rheumatology
  • Must obtain and maintain a medical license and DEA registration in the State of NH


Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company

Our Mission:

We advance health through research, education, clinical practice, and community partnerships, providing each person the best care, in the right place, at the right time, every time.

Our Vision:

Achieve the healthiest population possible, leading the transformation of health care in our region and setting the standard for our nation.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is a national leader in academic medicine, particularly in evidence-based and patient-centered health care, medical research, and health care policy reform. The
system includes hundreds of physicians, specialists, and other providers who work together at different locations to meet the health care needs of more than 1.5 million patients in northern New England. Dartmouth-Hitchcock patients have access to specialists in almost every area of medicine in addition to primary care services at local community practices as well as world-class research at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. With a focus on achieving the healthiest population possible, Dartmouth-Hitchcock is also leading the transformation of health care in partnership with the Geisel School, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, and Dartmouth College’s business, engineering, and undergraduate faculties. From modest origins as a rural, regional medical college to national stature as a leading academic health care system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock is well aligned with the demands on medicine now and for the foreseeable future.

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