Division Chief of Population Medicine

Job description

The Department of Family and Community Medicine is in search of the Chief of the Division of Population Medicine in response to growing opportunities for community engagement in education and research. This leader will drive innovation population medicine clinical innovations across the Department's clinics in its efforts to be a national model in value-based transformation.

This Division Chief of Population Medicine will lead and further develop the Division of Population Medicine within the Department of Family and Community Medicine, and will report to the Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Responsibilities for this position will include developing and growing the Department's Population Medicine programs related to clinical innovations, education, and research, as well as directing and growing the Kentucky Ambulatory Network - a statewide practice-based research network of 130+ provider members with the mission to conduct primary care research. This position will also lead the Population Medicine clinical programs to improve population-level quality metrics across department clinics.

The Division Chief will assist the Department Chair with planning, implementation and evaluation of other departmental initiatives and programs related to Population Medicine, as negotiated with the Department Chair. In addition, this position will develop a patient panel to role model family physician skills and to maintain clinical acumen.

To apply, please submit an application through the UK Jobs site and include a CV and cover letter. In addition, please include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to contact references through the online employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Rachel Kikendall at [email protected]

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Division Chief of Population Medicine

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Required Education

MD, DO, or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Family Medicine

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Board eligible or certified in Family Medicine

Must obtain and /or hold a license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky


Demonstrated ability in patient care and teaching in the patient care setting

Ability to relate with internal and external constituencies of the Medical Center

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/9/2018
    Application Due: 1/8/2019
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