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University of Pittsburgh Physicians (UPP) Rheumatologist

Division of Rheumatology - University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Feb 20, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type
The Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is seeking a dedicated, collaborative rheumatologist with superb clinical acumen to join our team as a full-time physician. This position offers a dynamic opportunity to provide specialized, interdisciplinary care to patients with Sjögren's Disease at the UPMC Sjögren's Disease Center. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in participating in Sjögren's clinical trials to advance both patient care and research. Experience in musculoskeletal and salivary gland ultrasound would be a highly advantageous asset. The rheumatologist will also cover general rheumatology clinics and provide inpatient care in the UPMC system at Pittsburgh-based hospitals. As an academic medical center, UPMC offers ample opportunities for rheumatologists to actively engage with and mentor trainees, contributing to the educational mission of the institution.

  • ABIM board certified in Internal Medicine, and BC/BE in Rheumatology
  • Have a medical license (MD or DO) to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Must have completed an accredited fellowship in Rheumatology
  • Proficiency in musculoskeletal and salivary gland ultrasound
  • Possess exceptional clinical knowledge and clinical acumen
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong communication skills to interact effectively with patients, families, and colleagues
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and staying current with advancements in rheumatology
Key Responsibilities:
  • Full-time Attending physician will provide 8 outpatient sessions per week.
    • Including dedicated clinics at the University of Pittsburgh Sjögren's Disease Center
  • Provide a minimum of 12 inpatient weeks and 12 inpatient weekends per year
  • Participate in Sjögren's clinical trials and clinical research
  • Provide quality rheumatology instruction and training in the inpatient/outpatient settings to medical students, residents, fellows, and other healthcare professionals
  • Interact with their academic and basic science colleagues in the Division of Rheumatology and the Department of Medicine as part of their employment; this includes but is not limited to attending division and departmental faculty meetings, serving on committees; working to solve /address quality concerns; attending grand rounds; and participation in longitudinal observational cohort studies.

UPMC is a $20 billion world-renowned nonprofit healthcare system committed to excellence in patient care, research, education, and community engagement. With more than 40 hospitals, 700 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and numerous rehabilitation, retirement, and long-term care facilities, UPMC stands as a prominent healthcare provider in the region. UPMC Rheumatology is ranked #13 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We have established rheumatology practices across the region and are in a continuous phase of expansion. By becoming a part of our organization, you will join a distinguished cohort of exceptional physicians renowned for their expertise and professionalism.

Finally, with respect to personal life, Pittsburgh is a vibrant and growing city, with burgeoning and diverse cultures, ethnic neighborhoods, a booming restaurant scene, 7 world-class theaters, a renowned opera and symphony, a robust public parks system, art galleries and museums, and top-notch sports teams, all nestled in the scenic hills and rivers of the Appalachian Plateau. Pittsburgh continues to be ranked by both Forbes and The Economist as one of the nation’s most livable cities, reaching #1 in 2014 and ranking #2 in 2018.

If you are a compassionate and driven rheumatologist with a passion for delivering exceptional patient care and contributing to research, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter, and contact information for references through our online application system.

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

With UPMC, you can take advantage of:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, life, and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance, professional dues and CME allowance
  • Defined contribution plan; 403b plan with employer match

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