The Department of Geriatrics at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is seeking a dynamic community focused, scholarship interested, education oriented, faculty physician to become the Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) Fellowship Director. Board Certification in HPM is required, with Board Certification in Geriatric Medicine preferred.
The HPM Fellowship Director maintains developmental and directorial responsibility of the ACGME accredited programming while partaking in departmental organization, curriculum development, recruitment, mentorship, professional development, teaching, research and clinical activities.
As a member of the Geriatric faculty, the HPM Fellowship Director will support and enhance HPM and Geriatric Medicine services that include a broad spectrum of patient care needs, clinical research initiatives, undergraduate medical education and graduate medical education for GME and UME learning experiences.
(25%) Maintain responsibility, authority, and accountability for: administration and operations; teaching and scholarly activity; HPM fellow recruitment and selection, evaluation, and promotion; disciplinary action of fellows; supervision of fellows; and fellow education in the context of patient care. Oversee the HPM Fellowship experience. Identify local, state and national funding sources for clinical and training services in the public sector. Collaborate with community partners in the monitoring of Fellowship experiences. Develop new clinical training sites for the HPM Fellowship programming as needed. Serve as liaison among the Chair, WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine, and other community and state agencies. Prepare and present information in facilitating these interactions for decision making. Collaborate with the GME Director to supervise non-physician, coordinator staff assigned to the HPM Fellowship programming.
(25 %) Didactic and direct patient care teaching and supervision of HPM fellows, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine residents, and medical students in inpatient and community-based settings. Provide academic leadership in quality patient care. Utilize strong interpersonal skills.
(30%) Provide direct patient care in inpatient and community-based settings to patients with a variety of medical needs, from diagnosis to management of complex disease processes. Patient documentation requires skill in electronic medical record system.
(10%) Scholarly activities such as submission to peer reviewed journals, presentations at local, regional, and national discipline-related professional societies as well as membership in discipline-related professional organizations.
(10%) Administrative duties and other service activities as determined by the Department Chairs.
By an agreed start date, the successful candidate has or will have – 1. MD or DO degree; and 2. Five (5) years in a clinical practice of Hospice and Palliative Medicine; and 3. Completion of an accredited Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Residency; and 4. Hospice and Palliative Medicine board certification exam; and 5. DEA Registration; and 6. Ohio Medical License.
Assistant Professor: All of the above requirements.
Associate Professor level candidates must fulfill all the requirements above, along with at least 5 years’ experience as an Assistant Professor with an exemplary scholarly portfolio and supervisory experience.
Full Professor candidates must fulfill all the requirements of Associate Professor along with at least 5 years’ experience at the Associate Professor level with an exemplary scholarly portfolio and leadership experience.
For more information regarding the governing policies of faculty rank please review them online at: https://medicine.wright.edu/faculty-and-clinical-affairs/policy-3a-guidelines-for-appointment-and-promotion-for-fully-affiliated-faculty
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About Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
The Science of Medicine. The Art of Healing.
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is located in Dayton, Ohio, and serves the Miami Valley region of Southwest Ohio. Its educational programs include:
medical education leading to the M.D., M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.B.A., or M.D./M.P.H. degree for about 460 medical students;
residency training in 13 medical specialties and fellowship training in 10 subspecialties for about 460 resident physicians and fellows;
master's degree programs in pharmacology/toxicology and public health.
a wide variety of continuing medical education programs for practicing physicians in the community.
Instead of operating a university-based hospital for clinical training, Wright State is affiliated with eight major teaching hospitals in the region and has formal affiliation agreements with more than 25 other health care institutions in the Miami Valley. This model exposes medical students and resident physicians to a diverse range of patients and health care facilities. Medical educators believe this "real world" experience is excellent preparation for medical careers in a rapidly changing health care system.
The school's academic departm...ents include basic science departments located on the Wright State University campus and clinical departments based throughout the community. Wright State's clinical faculty teach and provide medical care for almost half a million patient visits annually. In addition to almost 485 full-time faculty, Wright State's voluntary faculty include more than 1,280 physicians in private practice and other health care professionals in the community. Voluntary faculty provide an invaluable service by donating their time and expertise to the training and development of both medical students and residents.
Our innovative educational programs have made the Boonshoft School of Medicine a national leader in generalist medicine, community service and the diversity of our student body. Our research programs are distinguished by interdisciplinary teamwork and community collaboration and include nationally recognized centers of excellence in genomics, toxicology, neuroscience, substance abuse and treatment, and human growth and development.
A Carnegie-classified research university, Wright State University offers degree programs through eight colleges and three schools, including the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
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