CHIEF, GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE VETERANS AFFAIRS BOSTON HEALTHCARE SYSTEM AFFILIATED WITH BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE & HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL
VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) seeks an innovative and experienced Chief of General Internal Medicine. Candidates should have experience leading peer-reviewed, original research and a track record of academic commitment, mentorship and recognition at the mid-career or senior level. Health services researchers are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality patient care, trainee education, and faculty development. Responsibilities include overseeing the Section’s clinical programs, mentoring faculty, post-doctoral fellows and other trainees, and participating in the Section’s teaching program.
VABHS is a three-campus tertiary care medical center, affiliated with Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Harvard Medical School (HMS), and provides a full range of patient-care services with nationally recognized education and innovation activities. VABHS features one of the largest research programs in VA, encompassing a total of ten federally funded research centers that offer significant collaborative opportunities. The Section of General Internal Medicine has a close relationship with the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, a VA Health Services Research & Development Center of Innovation. Additional areas of expertise at VABHS include: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Women’s Health, Alzheimer’s Disease, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cognitive Neurosciences, Schizophrenia, and Addictions. VABHS is also home to the Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC), a research center providing national leadership to the Million Veteran Program, VA’s signature genomic medicine initiative.
This full-time position, reporting directly to the Chief, Medical Service, will be based at the VABHS Jamaica Plain campus. Accomplishments should be commensurate with academic appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor at BUSM or HMS. The position requires US citizenship and M.D. with licensure (any state).
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Travel and relocation expenses may be authorized.
Interested candidates should send a personal statement and Curriculum Vitae to: Steven R. Simon, M.D. Associate Chief of Staff Chief, Geriatrics and Extended Care Service VA Boston Healthcare System Via Email: Don.Rainwater@va.gov
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About VA Boston Healthcare System
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.