Faculty – Internal Medicine
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
The Department of Medicine at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks a full-time, board-certified or board eligible Internal Medicine faculty to expand and enhance clinical services, research, medical student and resident training in General Internal Medicine, and community service. The department has a diversity of faculty employed by the medical school as well as community faculty. The Department houses Internal Medicine residency program with 33 residents and Medicine-Pediatrics residency program with 16 residents, both programs are fully accredited with all subspecialty care and tertiary care capabilities.
Responsibilities: All Internal Medicine faculty participate in the education of medical students and residents, ongoing scholarly activities, and clinical services in the Internal Medicine clinics, which are supported by full-time medical social workers, dieticians, and dedicated nursing staff. Additional responsibilities:
- Participating in the systems of quality improvement, utilization review, and outcomes management. Participating in inpatient academic internal medicine clinical service. Working closely with the department chairs for:
o Recruitment, selection, supervision, education, and evaluation of resident physicians. o Strategic planning. o Regular participation in department and medical school meetings. o Providing high-quality instruction for medical education of students and residents. o Other duties as assigned by the department chair.
Candidates must have an MD/DO and strong interest and passion for medical student and resident education, and scholarly activities. Leadership and organizational skills are desirable. The candidate must be board-certified or board-eligible by the American Board of Internal Medicine (or the American Osteopathic Board) and be eligible for full licensure to practice in Michigan and for enrollment with payors. Additional opportunities to formally engage in undergraduate medical education may be available, based on individual interest, expertise and need. WMed offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed)
We are committed to excellence and health equity through transformative medical education, high-quality, patient- and family-entered care, innovative research, and community partnerships within a just culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our vision is health equity for all in Southwest Michigan through innovation in the practice and study of medicine.
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 nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. Building upon a $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed is a recipient of the Empowering Futures Gift, a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school. WMed contributes to the economic vitality of Southwest Michigan through the services we provide as well as the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an annual estimated economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties.
WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. The medical school offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. We train physicians in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support our educational mission, we have 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, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, 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.
Qualified applicants should apply online at www.med.wmich.edu (click on employment) or directly at https://careers-wmich.icims.com/jobs/1899/faculty---internal-medicine/job Questions can be directed to the chair of Internal Medicine, Dr. Santhosh Koshy email@example.com