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University of Florida Seeking Gastroenterologist

University of Florida, Gainesville, Department of Medicine
Gainesville, Florida
Salary is negotiable, commensurate with education and experience.
Posted Date
Feb 9, 2024

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The University of Florida Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, part of UF Health, the Southeast's most comprehensive academic health center, invites applicants for a full-time, Tenure/Non-Tenure track, Ast/Aso/Full Professor position in General Gastroenterology and/or a GI Subspecialty. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications.

The ideal applicant will be board certified or board eligible in Gastroenterology. Clinical duties would include weekly outpatient clinics, endoscopy, and staffing of the GI inpatient and consult services at UF Health Shands Hospitals.

UF Gastroenterology is a regional referral center with state-of-the-art endoscopy labs providing general and advanced endoscopy services (therapeutic ERCP/EUS and endoscopic mucosal dissection), a cutting-edge GI motility lab, and established multidisciplinary collaborations in the areas of lung transplant, pulmonology, neurology and movement disorders, bariatric and obesity, fatty liver, pelvic floor, pancreatitis, and diabetes to name a few. UF Health is home to one of the top Liver Transplant centers, completing over 140 transplants per year, and is the only program in the country to reach 14 out of 15 possible bars in SRTR’s five-tier outcome system.

Multiple collaborative research and clinical trials opportunities exist in the areas of Motility, Pancreatic Diseases, GI malignancy, experimental and animal endoscopy, IBD, new technology development, obesity, and gut microbiome, supraesophageal reflux, and movement disorders.

The Division is the recipient of the U01 - Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Centers; the U01 – Type 1 Diabetes in Acute Pancreatitis Consortium Clinical Centers; and the R01 – Role of Bacteria in Colitis-Associated Colon Cancer, all from the NIH.

The program trains 13 Gastroenterology fellows and 1-2 Advanced Endoscopy fellows per year, and education of residents and medical students is also expected. Academic appointment is commensurate with experience.

The Gainesville region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked middle and high schools, and superb weather with endless year-round recreational opportunities.


The UF Department of Medicine is a nationally renowned clinical and research team that has more 300 faculty in 11 Divisions: Cardiovascular Medicine; Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism; Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition; General Internal Medicine; Hematology & Oncology; Hospital Medicine; Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine; Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplantation; Palliative Care; Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine; and Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology. We also houses multiple major specialty care and research centers,including the Clinical and Translational Research Institute, the Center for Inflammation and Mucosal Immunology, the UF Health Integrative Medicine Program, the Cell Therapy Research Network, The Institute of Therapeutic Innovation and the Center for Regenerative Medicine. The department also plays major leadership roles in the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF Diabetes Institute.

The Department supports nearly 100 Internal Medicine residents and 90 fellows in 16 distinct fellowship programs, spanning each division. The department has 15 external clinic sites, plus multiple satellite clinic locations, and runs all Internal Medicine clinical services at both the UF Health Shands Teaching Hospital (950+ beds) and the adjacent Malcolm Randall VA Hospital (350 beds). Medicine services in UF Health Shands hospital include: MICU, Intermediate Medical Care Unit, Hospital Medicine, General Medicine teaching services, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Malignant Hematology & BMT, Oncology, Medical Observation Unit, the Endoscopy Center, the Bronchoscopy Center, Medical Cardiology, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and the CardiacIntensive Care Unit. Departmental faculty also serve as Medical Directors for Heart, Lung, Liver, Kidney, and Pancreatic transplantation. The department admits over 20,000 patients a year to UF Health Shands, and sees more than 160,000 out-patients annually.  

Departmental faculty hold over $24 M in annual NIH funding (direct costs), ranking 40th in the Blue Ridge Institute’s survey of all internal medicine departments in FY14. There are 11 faculty that serve on NIH or VA study sections, and another 105 that serve on a national medical society committee. There are 95 departmental faculty that serve on editorial boards of journals, and 90 faculty with peer-reviewed extra-mural funding. In addition, departmental faculty published 698 papers and 63 book chapters in FY14.


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