Chief of Nephrology, Dept of Medicine, School of Medicine

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Chief of Nephrology, Dept of Medicine, School of Medicine

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Jun 19, 2019

Tulane University School of Medicine is conducting a national search for a talented and accomplished leader in Medicine to serve as the next Chief of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine. The Tulane University School of Medicine and its Department of Medicine is renowned for combined excellence in research, training, and clinical service.

The next Chief will join an institution with support of the Dean, great resources, and revitalized energy across the School of Medicine and its partners, Tulane Health Systems, the University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital, the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and numerous other community partners.


The new Chief will be a nationally recognized scholar, educator and strategic leader advancing the missions of the section, department, and school in education, research and patient care. The candidate will possess a distinguished record in research, clinical work and their experience should align with the school’s achievements in education and academics. A record of achievement in basic, translational, or clinical research is expected, and in this regard, it is anticipated that the Chief will have a record of extramural funding. Experience in a leadership capacity is also expected of candidates for this position.

Successful candidates will be an accomplished nephrologist holding an MD, DO or MD/PhD degree. Candidates should have at a minimum, five (5) years of clinical/educational/research leadership experience including experience in strategic planning and implementation.

The candidate must be able to articulate a vision for sustaining and building an exceptional Section of Nephrology. The individual will provide leadership in all of the mission critical aspects of the Department including education, research and clinical care.

Application Instructions:

If interested in this position, apply to this link:

Only persons who have applied through this link will be considered for this position.

This position is supported by the physician search firm Academic Med. Academic Med will make initial contact with all applicants that apply through this link.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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