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.
Director, Clinical Pathology
Department of Pathology
Director of Clinical Pathology
The Department of Pathology at Michigan Medicine (the University of Michigan Health System - UMHS) is seeking a Director of Clinical Pathology at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. Our laboratories support a large academic health system and provide laboratory testing to regional and national markets through MLabs, our reference laboratory division. In fiscal year 2016 (FY16) laboratories in our Division of Clinical Pathology performed nearly 5.5 million billable tests reflecting year-over-year growth of 6.4% with an 8.3% annual increase in gross charges. Over 600 laboratory staff and 25 faculty work together to support the clinical enterprise as well as training programs that include a top-tier residency program and fellowships in multiple laboratory medicine-related subspecialties. Our faculty, trainees, and staff are actively engaged in clinically focused and translational research yielding nearly 100 peer-reviewed publications in FY16 and over 70 invited lectures.
Candidates must be a doctor of medicine, a doctor of osteopathy, or hold a doctoral degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science and meet requirements for CLIA certification as a laboratory director. Candidates should also have experience in a leadership position that includes laboratory management and active participation in a laboratory accreditation process. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite. The successful candidate should have a broad understanding of all major laboratories and a demonstrated track record of collaborative and constructive relationships with other health care professionals. Preference will be given to those candidates with a solid foundation in clinical pathology that includes experience with quality, safety, continuous improvement, and service excellence. National and international recognition in a subspecialty relevant to our practice is preferred. Consideration will be limited to those candidates with an established track record of peer reviewed publications and a demonstrated commitment to education and faculty mentoring and development.
Applicants should forward a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to:
Jeffrey L. Myers, M.D.
James French Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Quality
Department of Pathology
5231F Medical Science 1
1301 Catherine Street, SPC 5602
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
Internal Number: dircp
Department of Pathology at Michigan Medicine (the University of Michigan Health System - UMHS)
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