Academic Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nov 16, 2021
Nov 16, 2022
Full Time
Position Type
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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Summary of Opportunity

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is announcing the search for an MFM physician to join the section

The selected individual will be a member of a clinical team of perinatologists who serve as consultants for all high risk obstetrical patients within the Temple University Health System and will conduct non-invasive and invasive fetal evaluations and studies. In addition, the selected individual will have an active clinical practice as well as having teaching responsibilities to medical students and residents (21 residents in PGY I, II, III and IV). Research and mentorship are part of this position.  

The Division of Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine is one of five clinical divisions including General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women’s Pelvic Health Program, Reproductive Endocrinology and Gynecologic Oncology. There are approximately 30 MDs or MD/PhDs in the department plus supporting administrative, nursing and research staff.

In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class patient care, research, and medical education.

Candidate Qualifications

  • M.D. or D.O.  
  • Fellowship trained in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Board Certified in OB/GYN and MFM - Board Eligible candidates will also be considered 
  • Must have an unrestricted medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or the ability to obtain one prior to employment
  • Must have a strong interest in working within an Academic environment, and possess academic credentials for a faculty appointment at the appropriate rank
  • Commitment to supporting and promulgating diversity among faculty, staff, students and patients
  • Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience 

Temple University School of Medicine

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is comprised of: 20 clinical departments (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research;) more than 550 full-time faculty; 50+ part-time faculty; 800+ volunteer faculty; and 1000+ employees. According to U.S. News & World Report, LKSOM is also among the top 10 most-applied-to medical schools in the nation. The school is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and takes pride in the excellence of its teaching, service and research programs. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, LKSOM is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in Pennsylvania. Each year it admits 210 medical students and approximately 25 graduate students. 

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Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application at:

Please note that your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all the required documents and information. 

All documents must be in PDF format, and application materials should include the following:

  • Curriculum vitae and contact information.  
  • A letter of interest stating your area of expertise and qualifications, a synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, and research and/or teaching interests as applicable.
  • A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, and/or plans for future contributions is strongly encouraged.


Please address your application to:  Enrique Hernandez, MD, Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, C/O Jessica Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. 

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see 

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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