The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking two additional full-time academic palliative medicine physicians for our expanding program. Clinical duties will include both inpatient activities as well as development of an outpatient program. Protected time for teaching and research is offered. The Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine resides in the Department of Medicine and is comprised of a team of 5.5 MDs, 4 NPs, an RN manager and a dedicated Clinical Pharmacist, Chaplain, and Social Worker in addition to full-time Program Support and a Business Administrator. The members of the team serve as expert palliative consultants to the UMMC’s multi-disciplinary service teams, adding an extra layer of support to patients and their families. Please see our website for additional information: Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine | University of Maryland School of Medicine
Strengths of program, as validated by independent consultants are:
- Staff: Multidisciplinary and highly motivated staff
- Supported by: Physician directors of our Medical and Surgical ICUs; Shock Trauma Center Director; Hospital Chief Medical Officer and Nursing leadership; Chairs of Internal and Family Medicine.
- Quality: Routine collection of operational data; project integration with Medical ICU
- Research: Strong foundation and support exists for grant funding to further interdisciplinary Palliative Medicine research.
Successful candidates will be board certified/eligible in Palliative Medicine. A strong foundation in internal medicine, teaching and research or quality improvement experience is preferred. Expected faculty rank for all positions is at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. We are proud to offer a competitive salary, medical/dental benefits, disability plans, retirement plans, and more! UMB was ranked 13th in ‘Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Large Employers Survey.
Qualified candidates should provide a cover letter, current CV, and a brief statement regarding their clinical/research interests. You are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility. UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]
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Mar 1, 2021