Director of Palliative Care - Clinical Asst/Assoc or Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Southern California program in Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care is seeking an experienced board-certified palliative medicine physician to join as Director of Palliative Care leading the Palliative Care team efforts at Keck Medical Center of USC and the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Palliative Care Team provides care to medically complex, diverse patients through an inpatient consultation service, an outpatient clinic, and a GIP hospice program.

The USC Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care program has a core mission of providing culturally sensitive clinical care through skilled communication, expert symptom management and consultative collaboration. Teaching is a priority and Palliative Medicine faculty provide core education for all levels of medical training. The program is integrated into the Keck School of Medicine Curriculum, the Department of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency program and provides training to rotating fellows within the departmental training programs. The Palliative Care team also provides training to rotating fellows from other clinical departments such as Psychiatry, Neurology, and Emergency Medicine. We offer a multitude of opportunities for teaching, research, and community engagement.

The individual chosen for this position will receive an academic appointment at the University of Southern California and be based in the Keck School of Medicine, Department of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric, Hospital, Palliative and General Internal Medicine.

Applicants must hold an active California medical license and a fee paid, full schedule DEA with CA address at the time of credentialing.

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. We strongly value diversity and are committed to equal opportunity in employment. People of all gender identities, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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