Department Chair of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Employer
Cleveland Clinic
Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Posted
Jul 16, 2021
Closes
Jul 16, 2022
Ref
2103423
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Cleveland Clinic, a distinguished academic healthcare system, announces its search for the Department Chair of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, a flagship program in our health system located in Northeast Ohio.

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition is one of three Departments within the Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute (DDSI).  The Department collaborates daily with the other two DDSI Departments, Colorectal Surgery and General Surgery.  The DDSI mission is to be the international leader in medical and surgical treatment of digestive and surgical disease by providing the highest quality clinical care, research and education.  The DDSI is currently ranked 3rd in U.S. News and World Report for Gastroenterology and GI Surgery.

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition consists of approximately 90 staff physicians, 40 advanced practice providers, 115 registered dietitians and techs, 20 fellows and total FTEs circa 210.  The Department is comprised of 10 Sections including Advanced Endoscopy that includes pancreaticobiliary and bariatric endoscopy, General GI, Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Neurogastroenterology, Nutrition, Swallowing, and a large regional practice in East Region/Consultants in Gastroenterology, West Region/North Ohio Gastroenterology and South Region/Summit Gastroenterology.  In addition to offering a Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellowship the Department offers over seven advanced Fellowship Programs.  The Department has a strong academic record with faculty leaders in their respective fields and a large number of annual extramural grants and publications.

Across Northeast Ohio, the Department provides care at eight Cleveland Clinic hospitals and 25 outpatient locations.  The Department’s endoscopies are performed at 22 locations across Northeast Ohio including Main Campus, Regional Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Ambulatory Endoscopy Centers.  Annual volume data for the Department consists of approximately 95,000 outpatient clinic visits and 81,000 inpatient and outpatient endoscopy procedures.

The Department Chair will be a Gastroenterologist physician leader with impressive credentials who reports to the Chair of the Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute and can implement the strategic mission of the Cleveland Clinic Health System.  The ideal candidate must have a record of excellence in clinical care, education and scholarship as well as significant experience in leadership, administration and program development.  The Department Chair will be a demonstrated leader with strength in communication and collaboration both within and outside of the Department.  Duties and responsibilities of the new Department Chair will be to provide leadership for the Department which will include oversight of general operations, quality and safety, recruitment, retention and mentoring of medical staff, administrators, educators and researchers.

Please include a cover letter, CV and names of three references with your application to:

Andre Machado, MD, PhD

Chair, Search Committee for Department Chair, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Chairman, Neurological Institute

Application deadline:  September 1, 2021

Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise.  We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences, they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities.  Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer:  Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  Smoke/drug free environment.

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