Jack Aron Chair in Primary Care Medicine

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Jack Aron Chair in Primary Care Medicine

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Nov 2, 2021

Tulane University School of Medicine, the John W Deming Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine (GIM) and Geriatrics is seeking a board-certified clinician-investigator with scholarly expertise in the area of primary care to include research in health disparities, population health, and community health for the Jack Aron Chair in Primary Care Medicine.  We are specifically recruiting for an experienced and mission-driven leader with significant primary care related scholarship and ability to develop and foster research in this area, with a goal of improving the access and quality of primary care in Louisiana and the nation.

For Tulane and its’ faculty, this is an exciting and unparalleled opportunity to participate in the growth and expansion of Tulane’s medical services in New Orleans!  University Medical Center (UMC) has opened a 412 bed hospital in August 2015, and the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHC) opened its new 200 bed hospital facility in the winter of 2016.  Both the UMC and SLVHCS hospitals will serve as key clinical practice sites for our faculty.  Tulane boasts a top-ranked School of Public Health, an actively productive research Center of Aging, and is a major participating partner in the Louisiana Cancer Research Center, all located within in immediate proximity to the downtown School of Medicine and our three affiliated hospitals.  Partial salary support through the endowed chair funds will be provided to qualified candidates. Physicians enjoy competitive salaries and benefits package.  Candidates from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.  No J-1, O-1 or H1-B visas please. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

  • Medical or Osteopathic Degree required.
  • Board certification/board eligibility in Internal Medicine.
  • Eligible for medical license in the state of Louisiana as well as CDS and DEA required.
  • Ability to work as part of a professional team and to collaborate effectively with individuals within the University as well as with outside contractors.
  • Ability to employ process and quality improvement techniques
  • Skill in the understanding of, and sensitivity to, persons of all social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/98267 

Interested applicants should reach out to Geraldine Ménard, MD, Section Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at [email protected] with any questions regarding this position.  Applications will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified.   

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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