Section Chief of Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal...

Employer
Dell Medical School
Location
Austin, Texas
Posted
Sep 30, 2020
Closes
Sep 30, 2021
Ref
2057027
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking an exceptional physician to join the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Internal Medicine as Section Chief of Hepatology.

BACKGROUND

Dell Medical School s mission is to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy by:

Educating leaders who transform health care;

Evolving new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value;

Advancing innovation from discovery to outcomes;

Improving health in our community as a model for the nation; and

Redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society.

While medical education has been part of the clinical landscape of Austin Texas since the mid-1970s, the Dell Medical School enrolled its first class of 50 undergraduate medical students in June of 2016. As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation s leading research universities, the Dell Medical School will pursue innovation in the re-design of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and inter-professional education.

Dell Medical School (DMS) is the first medical school established in nearly five decades by a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading public and private research universities. An extraordinary commitment of resources, both public and private, has already been made to enable its development and success.

JOB SUMMARY

Dell Medical School s Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a Section Chief of Hepatology, who along with the Chief of Gastroenterology and the Chair of Medicine, will help build the clinical and research programs in Hepatology.

Consistent with the mission of the Dell Medical School and Department of Internal Medicine, the focus will be ensuring the delivery of high-quality, value-based care in liver diseases including setting up outpatient programs for Hepatitis C screening and treatment, treatment and longitudinal care of patients with cirrhosis, and care of pre-liver transplant and post-transplant patients, with the goal of developing a solid organ transplant program in the near-term future. Responsibilities will include ensuring timely and appropriate consult service for inpatients, excellent outpatient care, and providing a great learning experience for medical students and residents. The Section Chief will help lead clinical trials and recruit additional hepatologists as the scope and volume of clinical and research practice grows. The Section Chief will be an integral part of discussions around building a new liver transplant program.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

We are seeking applicants with 7 years or more experience as a hepatologist.

Demonstrated leadership experience in the care delivery setting.

MD degree with Board Certification in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Unrestricted license (or ability to obtain within 90 days of appointment) to practice medicine in the State of Texas.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants please submit letter of interest and updated CV to

gihep@austin.utexas.edu

For benefits information please refer to: https://www.utexas.edu/hr/prospective/benefits.html

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