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GI Fellowship Director Faculty Position
Posting Department: Medicine
Expire Date: 09/25/2015
The Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant, Full, and/or Associate Professor position in either the non-tenure academic-clinician track or the non-tenure clinician-educator track. Track and rank will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an M.D or M.D./Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education, clinical care, and research. While evidence of scholarship is required in the clinician-educator track, research is not required in the academic clinician track. Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology as well as current medical licensure and appropriate medical staff appointment required. In addition, the position, commensurate with experience, may include a new title of Associate Chief in GI of Education and Training to oversee medical student and medical resident education in Gastroenterology.

The Division of Gastroenterology is seeking well-qualified candidates to apply for the position of Program Director for the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program. The Division of Gastroenterology is an outstanding program with expertise in patient care, education, and research. Moreover, Penn has been at the forefront in training academic gastroenterologists who have been leaders in their fields throughout the world. The fellowship program utilizes the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC), and the VA Medical Center. The facilities offer the fellow excellent clinical training in gastroenterology. The overall mission of the gastroenterology fellowship program is to train fellows for careers in academic medicine as physician scientists with expertise in basic science, clinical epidemiology, or patient-oriented research. Fellows are enrolled in NIH-sponsored basic science or clinical epidemiology tracks or the clinical educator track. Graduates of the Penn GI fellowship program have done extremely well in securing faculty positions throughout the country as well as obtaining funding for NIH grants.

As per Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Requirements, all applicants must have had at least 5 years of participation as an active faculty member in an ACGME-accredited internal medicine residency or gastroenterology fellowship program. Furthermore, the successful applicant will oversee and ensure quality of didactic, clinical, and scholarly programs of the fellowship program. The successful candidate must be able to exhibit excellent administrative skills and meet the requirements set forth by ACGME and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in terms of documentation and submitting information as required.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply for this position online at: https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g/d3389

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