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Chief of Geriatrics - Physician - Academic Medicine

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Company: Merritt Hawkins Profession/Specialty: Academic Medicine Location: Michigan
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Chief of Geriatrics - Physician - Academic Medicine
Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s premier academic physician search firm, has partnered with the departments of Medicine and Family/Community Medicine at a new medical school in the recruitment of a geriatrician to serve as Division Chief of Geriatrics. With the opportunity to build your own division, the capacity to be innovative in your approach and to do something impactful is great!

The Division of Geriatrics is a newly approved entity within the medical school. Our goal is to identify an individual with strong vision for growth to build and lead the Division in future achievements. Funds to develop this mission will be available, including the opportunity to recruit up to 3 additional faculty members who will provide geriatric clinical services at 1 of 2 award-winning teaching hospitals in the community, as well as a regional PACE program (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly). Leadership and participation opportunities include skilled nursing facilities, long-term care, assisted living and independent living settings, consultative inpatient services, and establishing a geriatric assessment center. Further position details include:
  • Established expertise in geriatric psychiatry
  • Up to 7 weeks of PTO annually
  • Division faculty will have responsibilities for resident and medical student education, with the possibility of developing a fellowship in geriatrics
  • Established Center for Clinical Research allows opportunities and resources for developing clinical research programs

Applicants should have a track record of academic achievements supportive of faculty appointment at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor. Applicants must have a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics from either the American Board of Family Medicine or the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Merritt Hawkins Associates, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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Merritt Hawkins & Associates® is the nation's leading permanent physician and allied jobs placement service. For more than two decades, we’ve specialized in matching healthcare organizations with providers seeking opportunities to enhance their professional careers and personal lives. Merritt Hawkins fills more permanent physician jobs than any other firm, leading the physician search industry not only in annual revenue but also in the number of available permanent physician jobs, successful placements, and professional endorsements.

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