The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a full-time academic palliative medicine physician for our expanding program. Clinical duties will include both inpatient activities as well as development of an outpatient program.
The newly created Division of Palliative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine resides in the Department of Medicine and is comprised of a team of 4 MDs, 4 NPs, a RN manager, and both a dedicated Clinical Pharmacist and a dedicated Chaplain, in addition to full-time Program Support and a Business Administrator. The members of the team serve as expert palliative consultants to the UMMC’s multi-disciplinary service teams, adding an extra layer of support to patients and their families.
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Strengths of program, as validated by independent consultants are:
Staff: Multidisciplinary and highly motivated staff
Supported by: Physician directors of our Medical and Surgical ICUs; Shock Trauma Center Director; Hospital Chief Medical Officer and Nursing leadership; Chairs of Internal and Family Medicine.
Quality: Routine collection of operational data; project integration with Medical ICU
Research: Strong foundation and support exists for grant funding to further interdisciplinary Palliative Medicine research.
Expected faculty rank for this position is at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. Excellent salary/benefits package available. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, current CV, a brief statement regarding their clinical/research interests and the names of 4 references using the following link: https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900016Z&lang=en You are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility.
UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.
Successful candidates will be board certified/eligible in Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine and will have a strong foundation in teaching. In addition, research or quality improvement experience is preferred.
Internal Number: 3-309-1012
About University of Maryland School of Medicine
Established in 1807, The School of Medicine is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States, and the first to institute a residency training program. The School of Medicine was the founding school of the University of Maryland and today is an integral part of the 11-campus University System of Maryland. On the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine serves as the anchor for a large academic health center which aims to provide the best medical education, conduct the most innovative biomedical research and provide the best patient care and community service to Maryland and beyond. While its tradition of excellence remains constant, the School of Medicine and its reputation for academic achievement continue to grow.