Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Atrium Health Navicent
Macon, Georgia
Sep 09, 2021
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Atrium Health Navicent (AHN) is looking for an Academic Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology to lead the department’s clinical, research, and educational enterprise. The Chair will be primarily responsible for the continued success, growth, and development of all components of scholarly and clinical endeavors for a 16-resident program. This includes the faculty that supports them, and the medical students from our affiliate partner Mercer University School of Medicine. The Chair will ensure the department’s research and educational goals fully integrate with the clinical mission and enterprise. Additionally, they will promote collaboration across departments, care divisions, service lines and assist the Designated Institutional Officer in accomplishing the goals and overall mission of Atrium Health Navicent.

The Chair would work with fellow AHN leaders, faculty, trainees, and students, to establish a strategy and vision for the OB/GYN Department that builds upon existing strengths in clinical care, education, research and system goals. He/She would establish, develop, and expand collegial relationships within the Department and Medical Group, including integration of academics within AHN and affiliated groups and practices. He/She will develop a departmental leadership team that will successfully execute the strategic and tactical plans to bring further distinction to the department, the hospital, and our affiliate partner, Mercer University School of Medicine. He/She will exhibit sensitivity, consistency, fairness, adaptability, and a balance of idealism and pragmatism. The Chair will encourage and support diversity and inclusion and create an environment of professionalism, collegiality, and respect.

The ideal candidate would possess direct experience in integrated clinical care and a demonstrated excellence in clinical practice.  He/She would have distinguished academic career including a leadership role within a multifaceted academic obstetrics and gynecology department.  They will have a highly regarded basic, translational, and/or clinical research background, with track record of scholarly achievements, extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications.


Minimum Qualifications

Board Certified MD/DO with an active Georgia license or ability to obtain one, and ideally subspecialty certification or equivalent with clinical achievement, scholarly accomplishments, leadership aptitude and experience commensurate with appointment to the faculty at the rank of Associate Professor and above.

About the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology:

This program has been training outstanding OB/GYNs since 1966. Each year, we match four students for a total number of 16 residents annually into our 4-year program. During the 4 years of training, our residents work with amazing faculty from all the OB/GYN subspecialties. The residents have rotations with Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecology-Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Urogynecology. All these very busy services give our residents the training and case volume necessary for successful graduation and preparation for their career choice.

The OB/GYN Residency is an ACGME accredited community-based, university associated residency program. Atrium Health Navicent is our sponsoring institution and where all the inpatient rotations occur. Our hospital is a 637-bed hospital that has both a Level I-designated Trauma Center and a state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Atrium Health Navicent is also one of the premier teaching hospitals in the United States and serves as a teaching hospital for the Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM). The Chair at AHN is also appointed to be the Chair of OB/GYN at MUSM-Macon Campus. Atrium Health Navicent supports residency-training programs in family practice, general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent is in the beautiful and historic Macon, Georgia. Macon is situated south of metropolitan Atlanta and within driving distance to the mountains and barrier islands of Georgia. We are a family-oriented community, rich with values and traditions while progressing with new ideas, exciting growth and creative talents.

Atrium Health Navicent is a part of the Atrium Health (formerly Carolinas HealthCare System) enterprise that also includes Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston Salem, NC and Floyd in Rome, GA. We are looking for a physician that is interested in an exciting opportunity for growth as part of our Next-Generation Academic Health System. We welcome the opportunity to discuss your interest


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