Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive ...

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Jan 11, 2021
Jan 11, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery – Faculty - Urogynecology Position

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine


The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is recruiting a full-time OB GYN surgeon in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery to join a developing academic division within a thriving department established in 2018. Applicants at all faculty ranks will be considered.


Responsibilities will include direct patient care, teaching medical students and residents, and collaborating with other departments in clinical research and projects. Successful candidates will have a proven history of excellent clinical and surgical skills, involvement with clinical research, and strong desire to be involved with resident teaching.


Applicants must be board-eligible or board-certified in FPMRS, and be able to be licensed in the State of Michigan. Subspecialty training in FPMRS is desired but not required. Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with credentials and experience. Applicants should be fellowship trained.

About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed)

As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Ascension Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.

Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.

Questions and inquiries can be directed to Dr. Melinda Abernethy, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, at 269.337.6550; qualified applicants should apply online at (click on open positions) or directly using the following link:

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. WMed provides a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

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