Dell Medical Schools Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a Section Chief of Hepatology, who along with the Chief of Gastroenterology and the Chair of Medicine, will help build the clinical and research programs in Hepatology.
Consistent with the mission of the Dell Medical School and Department of Internal Medicine, the focus will be ensuring the delivery of high-quality, value-based care in liver diseases including setting up outpatient programs for Hepatitis C screening and treatment, treatment and longitudinal care of patients with cirrhosis, and care of pre-liver transplant and post-transplant patients, with the goal of developing a solid organ transplant program in the near-term future.
Responsibilities will include ensuring timely and appropriate consult service for inpatients, excellent outpatient care, and providing a great learning experience for medical students and residents.
The Section Chief will help lead clinical trials and recruit additional hepatologists as the scope and volume of clinical and research practice grows and will be an integral part of discussions around building a new liver transplant program.
We are seeking applicants with 7 years or more experience as a hepatologist.
Demonstrated leadership experience in the care delivery setting. MD degree with Board Certification in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Unrestricted license (or ability to obtain within 90 days of appointment) to practice medicine in the State of Texas.
Internal Number: 001
About Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin
Dell Medical School’s mission is to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy by:
• Educating leaders who transform health care;
• Evolving new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value;
• Advancing innovation from discovery to outcomes;
• Improving health in our community as a model for the nation; and
• Redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society.
The Department of Internal Medicine is home to more than 200 faculty and staff across eleven specialty-specific divisions. The Department and its training programs are deeply invested in the mission of serving the health of this community and beyond. The Internal Medicine Residency Program began in 1972 and is currently home to 65 residents and four Chief Residents. The Program offers a Categorical Program, a Preliminary Internship in Medicine, a Distinction Track in Care Transformation, and a VA-based Primary Care Track. In 2019, the Department welcomed its first fellows in cardiovascular disease, and will welcome its first Palliative Care fellows in 2020, both ACGME-approved fellowship programs.
The Dell Medical School enrolled its first class of medical students in Ju...ne of 2016. As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation’s leading research universities, the Dell Medical School is pursuing innovation in the re-design of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and inter-professional education.
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