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Physician - Medical Director, Rheumatologist Research

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
Dec 13, 2024

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Full Time
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Opportunity details:

  • 0.8 FTE clinical rheumatology and 0.2 FTE research administration
  • Clinical rheumatology at Ochsner Medical center including supervision of fellows and attending the in-patient rheumatology consultation service in rotation with other staff rheumatologists
  • As Research Medical Director work as a dyad with a Director of Clinical Research to oversee clinical
  • research activities across medicine sub-specialties, and report to the Dean of Research

Rheumatology at Ochsner Health

Ochsner Rheumatology is committed to providing high quality, innovated care to patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease, in both inpatient and ambulatory settings. Teaching and research are integral to the department, which sponsors a rheumatology fellowship program and clinical research program. The department is based at Ochsner Medical Center with 7 staff rheumatologists and 4 fellows. Internal Medicine Residents and University of Queensland - Ochsner Clinical School medical students rotate through the clinics. The department is actively involved in multicenter trials and investigator-initiated research. Multi-disciplinary collaborations with nephrology, pulmonary, cardiology and dermatology are ongoing.

About Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Celebrating 80 years in 2022, it leads nationally in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, liver and heart transplants and pediatrics, among other areas. Ochsner is consistently named both the top hospital and top children s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report. The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including over 700 clinical studies. It has more than 36,000 employees and over 4,600 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 47 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf South; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls. In 2021, Ochsner Health treated more than 1 million people from every state and 75 countries. As Louisiana s top healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit

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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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