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Chair, Division of Hospital Medicine

Beth Israel Lahey Health
Burlington, Massachusetts
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
Position Type

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC), part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is seeking a visionary leader for the Division of Hospital Medicine.

Lahey is one of a few academic multispecialty clinic model institutions in the country

  • Physician-led
  • Institutional commitment to a Patient-first priority
  • Cutting edge, high quality care coordinated under one roof for the benefit of our patients

The Division Chair of Hospital Medicine is a unique opportunity for an exceptionally qualified individual to lead a hospital medicine academic division of the future.

  • Model and encourage exceptional clinical care with a focus on quality and safety.
  • Develop systems to optimize and adapt patient care to the changing healthcare environment.
  • Build upon the hospital medicine academic portfolio.
  • Develop and guide new strategic initiatives.

Key Division characteristics:

  • 77 physicians, 29 Advanced Practice Providers
  • Two hospital medicine programs encompassing patients at four hospitals
  • 1000 discharges per month in each program
  • Integral part of the internal medicine residency, medical student rotations
  • Advanced Practice Provider fellowship in hospital medicine
  • Active initiatives in patient progression, utilization management, quality and safety

Required Qualifications:


  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine
  • Eligibility for or current licensure in Massachusetts
  • Background consistent with appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor
  • Additional business and leadership training is desirable


  • At least 10 years of experience as a practicing hospitalist
  • Leadership experience in an academic inpatient environment
  • Track record in change management, innovation and team building
  • Experience working with advanced practice provider colleagues
  • Burlington, Massachusetts is 17 miles north of Boston and a short drive to the mountains, lakes and seaside of New England as well as cultural opportunities of Boston.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Ellen Haggerty, Physician Recruiter,

BILH and Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Department of Medicine are committed to recruiting and supporting residents, fellows, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds that represent the diversity of our patients and community. The Department is additionally committed to ensuring an environment that is inclusive and imbues a sense of belonging for historically excluded people including racial, ethnic and religious minorities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people with disabilities.

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