The Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting a full-time academic Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist. We are an academic, teaching, high complexity medical center, affiliated with Georgetown and George Washington University Medical Centers. The ideal candidate is a BC/BE Gastroenterologist with a focus in Hepatology – including expertise in the care of patients with fatty liver disease, alcohol related liver disease, chronic hepatitis B and C, cirrhosis, and liver cancer. We welcome those with subspecialty interests such as inflammatory bowel disease, GI motility, or advanced/interventional endoscopy to apply as well.
You will participate in the care of both inpatients and outpatients and perform & supervise the following procedures: Colonoscopy with biopsy and polypectomy; Upper endoscopy with biopsy, polypectomy, balloon, and savory dilation; Familiarity with variceal banding & Video capsule endoscopy is required.
Exceptional academic environment and opportunities for clinical and translational research for the right candidate. Opportunity to be actively involved in teaching and supervision of fellows, residents, and medical students.
Requires BC/BE in Gastroenterology; must be a U.S. citizen.
Assistance with payment of med school loans up to $200K (Education Debt Reduction Plan (EDRP)) may be available.
Sign on bonus us to $10K is available.
A competitive academic salary for the DMV area: $300K-$370K per year depending on qualifications
Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year
Guaranteed salary increases
Licensure: 1 Full & unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
CME: $1,000 per year stipend (full-time employee) for reimbursement & 5 days paid absence for conferences, speaking engagements, etc.
Monday–Friday schedule—leave by 5PM most days
Minimal call, call supported with GI Fellows and technicians once every 6-7 weeks
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
No Physician Employment Contract
26 Days paid vacation PLUS 13 paid sick days per year with unlimited carry over
11 Federal holidays with pay
Federal Retirement Plan
Separate 401K with partial agency match
Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
Live in one of the most desirable locations in the country. The DC/MD/VA region is renowned for its beautiful four-season weather, top-notch public schools, all major professional sports teams, and an amazing quality of life. An academic GI position in Washington DC with exceptional work-life balance is a rare find!