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Chief of Nuclear Medicine - UPMC - Academic - Pittsburgh, PA

UPMC Southwestern PA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 9, 2025

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Radiology / Imaging
Full Time
Position Type

The UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Department of Radiology is recruiting for a full-time physician-scientist to serve as the Chief of Nuclear Medicine. The applicant should be actively engaged in basic or clinical research with excellent clinical and teaching skills. In addition, he/she should have sufficient administrative experience to lead the division, working closely with physician and hospital leadership. Candidates must possess an MD (or equivalent) degree, be eligible for an unrestricted license in Pennsylvania, and be board eligible/certified in radiology.

Opportunity Details:

? Duties shall include a mix of clinical and academic responsibilities and are anticipated to be approximately 50% clinical and administrative and 50% research, teaching, and service.

? Join a group of 5 Nuclear Medicine Physicians and 2 Fellows

? Call 1:3 or 4 week

? This role also comes with a faculty appointment commensurate with experience and qualifications.

? The UPMC/University of Pittsburgh Division of Nuclear Medicine encompasses a broad and comprehensive program of clinical and research activities with state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional faculty expertise to provide outstanding patient care, teaching, and research opportunities.

? Dedicated teaching and clinical experience is provided to all of the radiology residents in our ACGME accredited Diagnostic Radiology residency to ensure satisfaction of the ABR requirements.

? Additionally, our PET/CT fellowship provides highly supervised clinical instruction in both PET and diagnostic CT interpretation.

? UPMC is a world leader in research and development of both instrumentation (the first PET/CT scanner was invented at UPMC) and radiotracers (over 100 radiolabeled compounds for human and animal use, including Pittsburgh Compound B (PiB)).

What we Offer:

? Competitive salary

? 45 daysPTO/year (inclusive of PTO, CME, & holidays)

? $4110/year CME dollars

? Paid occurrence-based malpractice insurance

? Medical, dental and vision insurance, Short and long-term disability, optional Group Life insurance and Robust retirement plans

? Customary and reasonable moving expenses up to $10K

? Sign on bonus offered

? Administrative stipend for being Chief of the Nuclear Medicine Division

About UPMC:

? $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer

? Based in Pittsburgh, PA

? 92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians

? Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals

? Over 800 doctors? offices and outpatient sites

? UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care

? Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh, ranked among the top 10 recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since 1998

About the Community

? Pittsburgh leaped to No. 26 on U.S. News and World Report?s list of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. for 2022. It was also named the sixth-best U.S. city to live based on affordability.

? Internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University

? Mid-size city with all the amenities of a large city and a friendly, community vibe

? Known as the City of Bridges, with 446 bridges, it has more than any city in the country

? Hit the Great Allegheny Passage, a 334-mile, car-free trail for hikers, runners and cyclists

? Unmatched sports culture

? Abundant with parks, museums, music, universities and much more!

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.

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