Assistant Professor Health Programs

Location
East Lansing MI, MI
Posted
Mar 01, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

MD or DO Practitioner to the Quadruple-Aim Focused MSU HealthTeam in East Lasing, MI

The healthcare system is undergoing dramatic changes. There is an increasing focus on value-based healthcare where the impact on patients’ well-being and quality of life is becoming increasingly important. We are also shifting the focus from solely the Triple Aim, addressing cost, improving patient care and population health, to the Quadruple Aim, which also considers the well-being of the provider. Department of Family Medicine (DFM), College of Human Medicine (CHM), Michigan State University (MSU), is a leader in the research and clinical translation of the Quadruple Aim. DFM, in collaboration with the Primary Care Integrated Practice, which is part of HealthTeam, not only provides primary care, they are part of a team of researchers and practitioners who strive to improve systems by focusing on systems, workforce, and patient/consumer determinants of top quality care.

The ideal person should be Board Certified in Family Medicine, or just have completed an accredited residency in Family Medicine. Additional degrees in areas such as occupational and environmental medicine, public health, health systems studies, psychology, behavioral health, or business administration are welcome, but not a requirement. The candidate should have an interest in research and/or working with quality improvement processes. If you want to develop skills in teaching and research, DFM and CHM offer very strong mentoring programs. We also offer you to be part of multidisciplinary teams that come together and apply for NIH funding to tackle complex medical and population health challenges.

This is a unique position that allows you to combine clinical practice, 60% of your scheduled time, with research and/or instruction, with protected time for administration and scholarly activities. Your clinical practice will be with HealthTeam on the main campus of MSU in East Lansing. Your office will be with DFM on the main campus.

Required Degree

Doctorate - MD or DO

Minimum Requirements

The ideal person should be Board Certified in Family Medicine, or just have completed an accredited residency in Family Medicine. The candidate should have an interest in research and/or working with quality improvement processes.

Desired Qualifications

Additional degrees in areas such as occupational and environmental medicine, public health, health systems studies, psychology, behavioral health, or business administration are welcome, but not a requirement.

Required Application Materials

CV and Cover Letter

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2018, and will continue until the position has been filled.  Please apply online at careers.msu.edu.

Summary of Health Risks

Health care provider

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