Clinical Director Antenatal Genetics, Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Department of Women's Health - Dell Medical School - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Jul 27, 2018

The Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin is seeking an exceptional leader to join the Department of Women's Health as Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Clinical Director, Antenatal Genetics.

The Dell Medical School accepted its first class of 50 students in 2016, with the explicit aim of creating a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation's leading research universities, the Dell Medical School will pursue innovation in the redesign of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and interprofessional education. It is the fifth medical school in the UT System and the first medical school established in nearly five decades by a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading public and private research universities. An extraordinary commitment of resources, both public and private, has already been made to enable the development and success of the Dell Medical School. The School is partnering closely with the community and regional healthcare providers and payers to provide new models for health promotion, healthcare delivery, and clinical care for the community's underserved population.

The Department of Women's Health encompasses the full range of subspecialties including specialists in Academic General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, and Reproductive Endocrinology.

The Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Clinical Director, Antenatal Genetics will lead the design and development of antenatal genetics services within the Department of Women's Health. They will build collaborative partnership models across disciplines with community physicians to ensure the provision of high risk obstetrics and antenatal genetics care. The care delivery platform will serve to educate the next generation of leaders in high risk obstetrics care and antenatal genetics and to contribute to investigation and discovery in the area of antenatal genetics.

Specific job responsibilities will include:

  • Establish a comprehensive, multidisciplinary antenatal genetics program
  • Lead the design, implementation and iteration of value-based clinical care models in antenatal genetics
  • Develop new cross-continuum, multidisciplinary care pathways for priority areas based on best-available clinical evidence, including referral guidelines for primary care providers and management guidelines for post-acute providers
  • Foster care integration across the community and within hospital facilities
  • Develop partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and post-acute providers in Austin and Central Texas
  • Creation of care guidelines and best practices for antenatal genetics services for the Department of Women's Health where national guidelines do not currently exist
  • Participation with the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics in the development and dissemination of national care guidelines and best practices in antenatal genetics
  • Maintaining a program consistent with the Texas legislated Maternal Levels of Care, Level IV
  • Partner with the cancer program in the development of a robust oncology genetics program
  • Collaborating with other schools at the University of Texas at Austin and across the University of Texas system on multidisciplinary, value-based care models
  • Provide didactic training to medical students, residents, and fellows
  • Train and mentor medical students, residents and fellows in the area of antenatal genetics, maternal fetal medicine and routine obstetrics in the inpatient and ambulatory setting
  • Provide regular continuing medical education updates regarding antenatal genetic and maternal fetal medicine diagnoses commensurate with other faculty within the department
  • Establish a research program in antenatal genetics

Required qualifications:
  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school
  • Board certification in maternal fetal medicine
  • Board certification in medical genetics
  • Eligible for appointment as a Professor
  • Record of leadership and achievement in academic medicine
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience with value-based care delivery and integrated practice models

Application Instructions
Interested parties please submit letter of interest and updated CV via application portal.

For other benefit information please refer to:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.





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Posted: 11/26/2018
Application Due: 1/7/2019
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