Faculty - Urogynecology

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Nov 15, 2021
Nov 15, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Faculty - Urogynecology

Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is an exciting environment to pursue and academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching health systems, Ascension Borgess 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. Building upon the $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed received a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school in June 2021. WMed contributed to the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties in 2020.

WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. WMed offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support its mission to educate and inspire lifelong learners, WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

WMed Health is the clinical practice of the medical school with more than 300 providers offering comprehensive primary care and specialty services in several locations throughout Kalamazoo, Portage, and Battle Creek. The Department of Pathology faculty serve as the Office of the Medical Examiner for counties throughout Michigan and northern Indiana.

The W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo serves as the primary educational facility with faculty and administrative offices, student study and social spaces, team-based learning halls, a state-of-the-art Simulation Center accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, basic science research labs, as well as toxicology and forensic pathology labs.

WMed is building upon Kalamazoo’s century-long foundation of drug discovery and medical device development with a strategic investment in clinical, laboratory, community, and educational research. The Center for Immunobiology, Center for Clinical Research, WMed ForenTox, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Human Research Protection Program contribute to the medical school’s advancement of knowledge through innovation and discovery. 

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. 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. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace. 

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

Questions and inquiries can be directed to Dr. Melinda Abernethy, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, at melinda.abernethy@med.wmich.edu 269.337.6550; qualified applicants should apply online at www.med.wmich.edu (click on open positions) or directly using the following link:  https://careers-wmich.icims.com/jobs/1827/faculty---urogynecology---female-pelvic-medicine-and-reconstructive-surgery/job

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