Chair, Department of Medicine

Albany County, New York
Jan 11, 2019
Mar 12, 2019
Medicine Chair
Full Time

Albany Medical College is seeking a physician leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Medicine and Service Chief at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Candidates should possess an MD or MD/PhD degree, hold an appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level, and be eligible for licensure in the state of New York.

The Department of Medicine’s educational programs include an Internal Medicine  Residency and Fellowships in Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Nephrology, Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine, and Rheumatology  In addition, Department faculty are highly involved in the instruction of Albany Medical College students in both the preclinical and clinical clerkship years.

The Department of Medicine has 12 subspecialty divisions, nine specialized service lines and three community subspecialty sections. Subspecialty divisions include allergy and immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, HIV medicine, hospital medicine, general internal medicine, internal medicine/pediatrics, nephrology and hypertension, pulmonary- critical care, and rheumatology.  The Department Chair will lead a team of more than 120 voluntary and employed faculty in expanding and coordinating the subspecialty clinical and educational needs for the 25 county Capital Region of upstate New York, and in developing an integrated approach to services across its system of two additional affiliated hospitals in northeastern New York.  The Chair also will be involved with identifying opportunities to partner on research with the Biomedical Acceleration and Commercialization Center (BACC) at Albany Medical College, which houses medical device and software start-up companies on the Albany Med campus and offers wet lab space, as well as business and financial guidance. 

The Department of Medicine’s research portfolio comprises over 125 active clinical trials and translational basic science research involving allergy-immunology, cardiology, gastroenterology, HIV medicine, nephrology, and pulmonary medicine.

Interested candidates should send their CV and the names of three references to:

Vincent P. Verdile, MD
The Lynne and Mark Groban MD ’67 Distinguished Dean
Albany Medical College
47 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208


Valerie D’Aloia
Physician Recruiter
Albany Medical College