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General Medicine Section Head

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Hospice / Palliative Medicine
Full Time
Position Type


The Department of Medicine's Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative, and Hospital Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for the Section Head of General Medicine position. 

This open-rank, open-track leadership position will encompass operational oversight of clinical care, medical education, and outcomes-based research. Clinical responsibilities will include direct patient and/or precepting sessions in an outpatient clinical setting as well as attending on the general medicine inpatient service if desired. Rank and tenure status will be dependent upon qualifications.

The Section of General Medicine comprises 34 MDs and 9 APPs dedicated to high-quality patient care, student and resident education, advancing clinical care processes, and engagement with the UVA Health System in service to our community. The Section's outpatient practices consist of five clinical locations, delivering over 50,000 patient visits annually. University Medical Associates, the largest of these clinics, serves as the continuity training site for all 100 medicine residents.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving Division committed to providing high-quality medical care for adult patients, including the under-served, elderly, and those at the end of life.

The Charlottesville and Central Virginia area offers an outstanding location for personal and professional activities. The region has a strong sense of community and excellent educational systems for adults and children. Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is listed among the top cities in the national rankings of the most desirable places to live. It offers a thriving community in the arts, highlighted by literary, film, theatrical, and historical festivals. It is an excellent place to live and work. The city is within easy driving distance of Washington, DC, Virginia's coastal regions, and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.


Candidates must be an MD and board-certified in Internal Medicine, a mid to senior-level experienced academician with strong clinical skills, and a highly successful teaching track record. Leadership and administrative experience is also highly desired, as is a demonstrated history of funded research. Nomination for endowed professorship to be considered for candidates who meet all endowment criteria.

Application Instructions

Please visit to apply and submit all required documents.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health/drug screening is required for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, and family medical or genetic information.

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