Palliative Medicine Physicians (3-309-1066/1067)

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University of Maryland Baltimore
Location
Baltimore, MD

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Job Description
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.


Qualifications
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] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For additional questions regarding any other issues (after application at the link in the job description), please email [email protected] and cite specific position number of interest in your correspondence



Job: Faculty
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Mar 1, 2021

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The University is Maryland's only public academic health, human services, and law center. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state's physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists.

Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation.

Sponsored research totaled $567.1 million in Fiscal Year 2010. With 6,349 students and 6,717 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public.

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State¹s public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.

 

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