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Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Merritt Hawkins
Lexington, Kentucky
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine in Kentucky
StartDate: ASAP

The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky is seeking a Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. The division must lead our growing robust academic practice and promote the development of expertise in medical education, complex care, quality and safety, and health services research. Candidates should have excellent skills and experience in leadership, education, and research to advance the success of our clinical and academic programs. We seek candidates who exemplify the Living DIReCT values of UK HealthCare: diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. The role includes administrative, clinical, research, and educational duties. Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. Additional training with a master s degree in public health, research, education, health administration, or business is desired but not required.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Leadership opportunity - Build and expand the pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine program
  • Work at a nationally ranked hospital and the No. 1 ranked hospital in Kentucky for six consecutive years (US News & World Report)
  • The University of Kentucky is ranked a Best College by US News & World Report
  • Combination of administrative, clinical, research, and educational duties
  • State-of-the-art facilities and technology
  • Academic appointment anticipated

Community Information Live in Beautiful Lexington, Kentucky
Known as the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington, Kentucky, is a charming small city offering genuine hospitality that will help you feel right at home as soon as you arrive. The city is a cultural center that lies in the heart of Bluegrass Country and is filled with numerous historical, natural, and cultural attractions to explore and enjoy. Home to a remarkable university with exciting NCAA sporting events, Lexington is perfect for families and individuals.
  • Overall grade of A and named one of the best places to live in Kentucky (Niche)
  • Affordable cost of living
  • Some of the best public and private schools in the state
  • A safe, walkable downtown area with plenty of day and nightlife activities
  • Gorgeous scenery and an abundance of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, camping, golfing, and horseback riding
  • Convenient access to Louisville (home of the Kentucky Derby), Cincinnati, and Nashville

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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