Child and Family Patient Centered Outcomes Research Scholars Program
Accepting Applicants for August 2016
We are accepting applications for our Child and Family Patient Centered Outcomes Research Scholars Program. This mentored career development (K12) program for junior faculty focuses on patient centered outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research.
This K12 program supports junior faculty, who are on their way to building careers that include research directly linked to delivery systems. The funding for this program comes from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) administered through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). It builds on our fellowship training in the Harvard-wide Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, but this program is targeted at junior faculty members, rather than post-doctoral fellows. The three primary sites of the program are Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), and the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (DPM). We link with a wide range of delivery systems and have a symposia series on key topics taking place throughout the year. The grant covers 75% of each scholar’s salary (up to a limit of $90,000) for 2-3 years, and provides additional funds (up to $25k annually) for scholars’ research development costs and individual training.
Our leadership team includes Drs. Jonathan Finkelstein (Director, BCH), Erinn Rhodes (Associate Director, BCH), Mark Schuster (BCH), Kenneth Mandl (BCH), Milton Kotelchuck (MGHfC), Karen Kuhlthau (MGHfC), Elsie Taveras (MGHfC), Matthew Gillman (DPM), Grace Lee (DPM), and Don Goldmann (Institute for Healthcare Improvement).
We are accepting applications through November 15, 2015 for positions starting on August 1, 2016. For this program, it is critical that scholars have primary interests in patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research as defined by PCORI. Applicants must have or concurrently apply for a faculty position at one of our primary sites. Please contact our Associate Director, Dr. Erinn Rhodes (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions or to request an application form.
Assistant Health Director- Communicable Disease
City of San Antonio
The Assistant Director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District will oversee the City’s Communicable Disease Division and will understand the value and benefit of the essential public health services including monitoring the health of the community and conducting disease investigation and diagnosis. The successful candidate will be expected to play a significant role in assisting the Director to proactively advocate the movement of priorities and policies in support of the Division’s and Department’s overall goals and objectives.
- Assists in managing the development and implementation of department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area.
- Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedure; identifies opportunities for improvement, and directs the implementation of changes.
- Oversees the development of grant proposals and programs.
- Coordinates activities with community groups and health providers under non-emergency and emergency conditions.
- Assesses and monitors workload, administrative/support systems, and internal reporting relationships.
- Serves as an official departmental representative to other City departments, the City Manager’s Office, elected officials and outside agencies.
- Responds to sensitive inquiries and/or complaints.
- Provides staff support and technical assistance to a variety of boards, committees, and commissions.
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This position requires the successful candidate have a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public Health, Public Health Administration, Epidemiology, Public Administration, Business Administration or similar field, with emphasis in health care systems. The selected candidate will have over five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public health administration, including at least three (3) years of administrative or supervisory responsibility at the senior managerial or executive leadership level.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent pay and benefits depend on experience and education. Relocation assistance available.
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About City of San Antonio
Located in south central Texas approximately 140 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, the City of San Antonio has a population of more than 1.32 million. The seat of Bexar County, San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the United States and the second largest city in Texas.Strong leadership have helped San Antonio become one of the top performing cities in the country. In fact, San Antonio is th...e only major US city with a AAA bond rating from all three rating agencies.The City of San Antonio offers its residents one of the most attractive and affordable lifestyles in the United States. A plentiful supply of high-quality housing, and low utility rates to owners are among the substantial cost-of-living advantages of this culturally unique city.
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