Faculty- General Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. Sch
October 3, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
College / University
Faculty- General Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Overview: Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is seeking a board-certified or board eligible (with board certification within 3 years of date of hire) pediatrician to join its busy pediatric practice. The faculty will have a full time academic appointment in the department; the department has 70 community faculty and 20 full time faculty. The faculty should meet the medical school requirements for academic appointment at assistant professor level rank or higher. The pediatric residency program is a fully accredited program with all subspecialty care and tertiary care capabilities. We have 24 categorical pediatrics residents and 16 medicine-pediatrics residents.
Responsibilities: This faculty will join a diverse team of six general pediatricians and will have clinical, and teaching responsibilities. The ideal candidate will fully participate in the education of our medical students, residents, the faculty and the community at large. In addition to staffing resident clinics, the faculty will also engage in faculty practice. Administrative duties for the school and the residency program are expected. Depending on individual interest, there are excellent opportunities for clinical research in collaboration with the Center for Clinical Research at WMed. This faculty position will be a full time clinical practice position in the role of clinician educator. WMed Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine has 2 practice locations – Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo and Mall Drive, Portage, Michigan.
Qualifications: Western Michigan University School of Medicine offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. This faculty position will have a full time academic appointment in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience. The candidate must be eligible for full licensure to practice in Michigan.
About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Ascension Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.
Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.
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Questions and inquiries can be directed to Dr. Dilip Patel, Faculty, Pediatric Chair, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, at email@example.com 269.337.6395; qualified applicants should apply online at www.med.wmich.edu (click on employment).