Program Director for our Rheumatology Fellowship

Employer
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Location
Morgantown, West Virginia
Posted
Jan 10, 2019
Closes
Jan 10, 2020
Ref
1927746
Specialty
Rheumatology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology seeks a Program Director for our Rheumatology Fellowship qualified for appointment at the Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV, and may also be expected to perform services at several satellite clinical sites in the states of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia and additional sites to be determined based on expansion and growth of our services and sites.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of Rheumatology. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows.  The Program Director will oversee all aspects of the Rheumatology Fellowship.

Qualifications: applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license.  Candidates must have completed an accredited internal medicine residency program as well as rheumatology fellowship at the time of appointment. Candidates must meet ACGME requirements to serve as a rheumatology fellowship program director.  Expertise in musculoskeletal ultrasound is desirable.  For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital that is under expansion, and all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.

Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate.  The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one.  To learn more, http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/medicine/sections-of-medicine/rheumatology/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers/

For additional questions, please contact Annette Belcher, Physician Recruiter belchera@wvumedicine.org

West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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