Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Mount Auburn Hospital
Cambridge, Massachusetts
May 23, 2019
May 22, 2020
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Mount Auburn Hospital is dedicated to delivering top quality healthcare services in a patient-centered and compassionate manner. Our mission is to improve the health of the residents of Cambridge and its surrounding communities. We respect the dignity of our patients, as well as that of their families. Mount Auburn Hospital is a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. This allows us to make significant contributions to educating the caregivers of tomorrow, while optimizing our outcomes and the quality of care delivered.

We are currently seeking a Chair for the Department of Emergency Medicine. The Department is well known for its deep commitment to medical education and the Chair oversees emergency medicine residents rotating from the Harvard – Beth Israel Deaconess Emergency Medicine Program.   


  • Must be eligible based on education and experience for an academic appointment on the Harvard Medical School faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
  • Board certification in emergency medicine is required.
  • Exceptional track record of academic and administrative accomplishments
  • Strong commitment to excellence, clinical quality, and patient safety along with the ability to grow and sustain a culture of collaboration, teamwork, and achievement.

We anticipate meeting with qualified candidates in early summer and encourage all interested candidates to contact us. All inquiries and applications will be held in the strictest confidence. Written nominations, applications or expressions of interest should be submitted to: The Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine Search Committee, c/o:

About Mount Auburn Hospital:

Mount Auburn Hospital, a 220-bed Harvard Medical School teaching hospital serving the greater metropolitan Boston-Cambridge area, is seeking an outstanding leader, clinician and teacher for the position of Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine. Leading a Department of more than 100 professionals including an exceptionally talented faculty of physicians and physician assistants, the Chair directs Mount Auburn’s emergency services in a primary market serving 12 communities including numerous schools and colleges. The Department sees approximately 35,000 visits annually, has 12,000 walk-in visits per year, provides medical direction and continuing education to first responders, and plays a leadership role in regional emergency preparedness drills and simulations. The Hospital is a founding member of the Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) network, a $5.5B, 13 hospital health care system serving eastern Massachusetts.    

The Hospital is distinguished by a full spectrum of tertiary services including critical care with a pulmonary/critical care intensivist team along with nationally recognized cardiac and cardiac surgical programs. Academically the Hospital is distinguished with an ACGME accredited residency in medicine and radiology with rotating residents from within the Harvard system in numerous specialties including surgery and GYN. The Department of Emergency Medicine provides a rich learning environment for all residents and learners. Emergency Medicine physicians have teaching appointments and engage in faculty research and related publications. Mount Auburn’s medical staff is recognized nationally for their expertise in managed care and risk-based contracting with participation in numerous commercial and governmental contracts, including the Medicare Shared Savings and Medicare Advantage programs.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.


Apply for Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

4000 characters left

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on JAMA Career Center you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.