Academic Rheumatologist

University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Sep 16, 2019
Sep 15, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

The Division of Rheumatology at the University of Kentucky (UK) is seeking an Academic Rheumatologist. We have a growing Division that serves a large population of patients with autoimmune inflammatory diseases. The physician is expected to train Rheumatology Fellows by participating in educational activities and ongoing clinical research projects, and caring for Rheumatology patients.


  • Clinical  and educational collaborations with Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Nephrology, Bone, and Mineral Metabolism; Dermatology; Neurology; Musculoskeletal Radiology; Telehealth
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Clinician Educator Track leading to Certificate of Medical Education
  • Professional Development Certificate through Women in Medicine and Science (open to all)
  • Two specialty pharmacists in clinic
  • Clinical or Research Performance Incentive
  • Collaborative research resources: Muscle Biology, Health Services Research, Social Determinants, Cardiovascular Research, Aging

Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. (or equivalent), ABIM eligibility/certification in Rheumatology, and the ability to obtain an unrestricted medical license in Kentucky. Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.

UK is located in Lexington, KY in the heart of the Bluegrass. The University is a comprehensive research institution with all of its Colleges, including the health-related Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Health Sciences, and Public Health, located on a single campus. Lexington is a medium-sized livable city with a population of approximately 324,000 surrounded by beautiful thoroughbred horse farms. The cost of living is less than the US average, there are excellent public and private schools, the weather is ideal, and outdoor activities are abundant locally and regionally. Visit for more information on this vibrant community.

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