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Division Chair of Hospital Medicine

Virginia Commonwealth University VCU
Richmond, Virginia
Closing date
Jun 3, 2022
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Virginia Commonwealth University

Internal Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine

Division Chair of Hospital Medicine – Position F67920

The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, seeks a Division Chair of Hospital Medicine.  We are dedicated to the advancement of clinical care, teaching and research missions of the Department of Internal Medicine, as well as VCU Health. 

Candidate should be Board Certified in Internal Medicine with evidence of academic accomplishments consistent with appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.  The candidate should have at least five years of experience in an Academic Hospitalist Program along with some previous leadership experience within that setting.  Candidate should also have direct experience managing complex inpatients, competency in standard inpatient procedures (including obtaining and interpretation of an arterial blood gas, central line placement, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, paracentesis and arthrocentesis) and a solid understanding of the hospitalist role and function.  Candidate should have an interest in teaching and growth in an academic setting.  Candidate should have demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team, providing effective communication, both verbal and written, and an interest in furthering the research, scholarly and academic missions of the group.  Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.  The successful candidate must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Virginia. 

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at:

For additional information, please contact: Todd W.B.Gehr, M.D, Vice-Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, Chairman, Division of Nephrology, VCU health, Box 980160 Richmond, Virginia 23298 |

Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, people with disabilities and minorities are encouraged to apply.

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

 Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

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