Academic Obstetrician/Gynecologist Generalist

Employer
Boston Medical Center
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jan 31, 2025

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Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Do you have a passion to have social justice central to your career in Obstetrics and Gynecology? Do you want to be part of a health care system that is committed to outstanding clinical care for a highly diverse patient population? Do you want to have an active part in training the next generation of OBGYN clinicians at a vibrant academic institution with a strong commitment to research to reduce health outcome inequities for structurally marginalized populations? If so, consider joining our faculty. We seek motivated candidates who are prepared to contribute to our mission of excellence in clinical care, education, scholarly activities, and social justice and advocacy. We are deeply committed to diversity and inclusion.

Emphasizing community-based care, Boston Medical Center (BMC) is the largest safety-net hospital in New England and is committed to providing consistently high-quality and accessible health services to all, regardless of insurance status or any other considerations. The hospital is the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine, which has 800 students in its MD and PA programs. Boston University is a world class research institution with more that $250 million in research grants each year.

BMC is more than a hospital. It is a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. The institution has a strong focus on public health, both domestic and global, and a commitment to women’s health demonstrated by recently renovated state of the art facilities. We are a full service tertiary care service consisting of 41 physicians, 20 Certified Nurse Midwives, 7 Nurse Practitioners, 2 Physician Assistants, and 4 Genetic Counselors. There are over 2,900 deliveries per year at BMC. We have a robust interdisciplinary labor floor management model, in which the OBGYN MD attending manages their own patients, performs scheduled surgeries, and also serves as the consultant and backup to our Midwifery and Family Medicine services as well as our Midwife-staffed Triage Unit. Many of our laboring patients utilize a primary language other than English and our population is enriched with patients with substance use disorder, trauma histories, and complex co-morbidities. Additionally, we have an active full scope gynecological surgical practice, with a majority of surgical procedures performed by our OBGYN generalist faculty. Our OB-GYN ambulatory care clinic is a busy academic practice, with approximately 55,000 visits per year. 30% of our current faculty identify as Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM) and 50% of our residents identify as URiM.

We seek candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The ideal candidates have a passion for care of underserved women. Depending on a mutual match of departmental and candidate needs, flexible job configurations that include Laborist/Nocturnist work alongside outpatient care may be possible.

Although this position has primarily clinical responsibilities, all faculty members are expected to participate in scholarly activities and resident and medical student education. We have an OB/GYN residency program with five residents per year.

Minimum qualifications:
  • Applicants must possess an MD/DO degree from an accredited medical school and have or be eligible to obtain a Massachusetts Medical License.
  • Applicants must be board certified or be an active candidate for board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Fluency in Spanish, and other languages other than English, is highly desirable, but not required
  • 3+ years post-Residency experience strongly preferred

Applicants must have the ability to work collegially within a diverse environment and demonstrate a commitment to our institutional values regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion. BIPOC (Black/Brown, Indigenous, and other People of Color) applicants are encouraged to apply. Academic appointment will be at Boston University School of Medicine; rank is commensurate with experience and CV. We offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package.

Send CV and Cover Letter to: Carol Boudrot, Executive Assistant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Boston Medical Center, carol.boudrot@bmc.org

BMC/BUSM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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