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Physician - IM Division Director, Geriatric Medicine - Full Time Academic - SLUCare Physician Group

Employer
SSM Health
Location
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Posted Date
Jul 7, 2024
Reference
R19700070

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Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

SLUCare Physician Group, a member of SSM Health is seeking applicants for a Division Director in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine. Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience.

The Division of Geriatric Medicine is one of the most prominent divisions in the country and has substantial clinical, teaching and research programs in place, including a fully accredited geriatric medicine fellowship program, basic science research program, and a long-standing Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Grant.

Areas of special interest currently include:

- Post-acute and long-term care medicine,

- Frailty and sarcopenia,

- Pathogenesis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease,

- Education of patients,

- The public and health care providers about issues related to aging.

The division director will work closely with the leadership of the newly established Division of Palliative Medicine and its palliative care fellowship program. Geriatric medicine primary care and consultative services are provided at several nursing homes, assisted living centers, specialty outpatient offices, and hospital setting.

SLUCare Physician Group is the academic medical practice of SSM Health, St. Louis with more than 600 health care providers in hospitals and medical offices throughout the St. Louis region. Our physicians are among the most highly trained in their fields: more than 50 specialties in all. We have national and international experts, renowned for research and innovations in medicine. In addition to treating patients, SLUCare physicians educate the next generation of health care professionals at SSM Health St. Louis. Our teaching is guided by our Catholic Jesuit tradition, balancing the science of medicine with the soul of it - keeping people first in all we do.

SSM Health is a Catholic not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and SSM Health has care delivery sites in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.

The division has historically had strong ties to the St. Louis VA Medical Center, which is affiliated with Saint Louis University and provides excellent opportunities for growth and collaboration. The division is financially stable and poised to maintain its national prominence under appropriate leadership. The successful candidate should have appropriate board certification a substantial background in clinical, educational or laboratory research, grant management, and educational programming.

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