VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) seeks a full-time, 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 midcareer or senior level. Health services researchers are strongly encouraged to apply. Position is 25% clinical (Outpatient or Hospitalist) and 75% research/admin focused.
The successful candidate demonstrates 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.
This position reports directly to the Chief, Medical Service, and is located at the VA Jamaica Plain or West Roxbury campuses. Accomplishments should be commensurate with academic appointment as Associate or Professor of Medicine. Requirements include: Board Certification in Internal Medicine, a full and unrestricted license in any state, and must be a U.S. Citizen.
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.
Licensure: Any full and unrestricted license from any US State or Territory is sufficient to work at any VA Medical Center or clinic
Recruitment incentive may be approved depending on location
Student Loan Repayment: You may be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award of up to $200,000 under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP)
$1,000 CME reimbursement + 5 day paid absence to attend
Free liability protection!
Performance bonus of up to an additional $15K each year!
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
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