The University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, invites nominations and applications for the position of Division Chief of Hospital Medicine. This position represents a major leadership appointment in the Department.
Candidates must have leadership and management experience as an academic hospitalist and scholarly achievements in research, quality, patient safety, or medical education. Candidates are expected to contribute to the teaching and training of medical students and housestaff. Applicants must be board certified in Internal Medicine and be eligible for Texas medical licensure. Appointment would be at the Associate Professor level or above.
Hospital Medicine will be a new Division in the Department, comprised of academic hospitalists who provide inpatient care at the Clements University Hospital (750 beds) and Parkland Hospital (900 beds). The new Division will be home to 128 faculty and 65 APPs, making it the largest Division in the Department. Hospital Medicine faculty already play key leadership roles in the clinical operations, quality and patient safety improvement, medical education, and informatics programs of the hospitals and Department. The Division Chief will be expected to lead and grow the Division’s clinical, educational, quality/safety, and research programs at all
sites. Developing the academic careers of faculty, recruiting, and mentoring new faculty, and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion will be key responsibilities.
UT Southwestern is renowned for its Nobel prize-winning biomedical research programs and exceptional clinical services. It has a NIH-funded CTSA; strong research programs in health services, disparities, and clinical informatics; outstanding training programs in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties; and a new School of Public Health opening in 2023. The Clements University and Parkland Hospitals are state-of-the-art facilities that opened in 2014 and 2015, respectively.
Search Committee Co-Chairs: Ethan Halm, MD, MPH, MBA and Gail Peterson, MD
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/.
We are the future of medicine, today!UT Southwestern Medical Center is headed by Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D., an internationally renowned gastroenterologist and member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine).The faculty has included six Nobel Laureates – four of whom are active faculty members – more than any other medical school in the world.A new $800 million state-of-the-art clinical facility – the William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital – opened in late 2014. The 12-floor, 460-bed hospital replaced St. Paul University Hospital. Named in honor of the legendary Texas governor in recognition of his 2009 gift of $100 million to the Southwestern Medical Foundation for the benefit of UT Southwestern, the largest single gift in the institution’s history, Clements University Hospital offers patients and medical personnel world-class facilities and technologies.The Medical Center has three degree-granting institutions: UT Southwestern Medical School, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and UT Southwestern School of Health Professions. The schools train about 3,600 medical, graduate, and allied health students, residents, and postdoct...oral fellows each year.Two UT Southwestern graduates – one from the Medical School and one from the Graduate School – have won Nobel Prizes.The Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center has National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation, an elite distinction held by only the top-tier cancer centers nationwide. The Simmons Cancer Center is the only medical center in North Texas to attain this prestigious “gold standard” status, which the NCI bestows upon the nation’s top cancer centers in recognition of innovative research and excellence in patient care.Ongoing support from federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, along with foundations, individuals, and corporations provide more than $489.4 million per year to fund about 5,800 research projects.The medical center has 13 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators and four HHMI Faculty Scholars on campus. In 1986, the HHMI selected UT Southwestern to house one of its 12 principal laboratories nationwide.UT Southwestern Medical Center offers more than 25 residency programs and about 80 clinical subspecialty/fellowship programs located on the Dallas campus and four family practice programs located in surrounding cities.UT Southwestern has approximately 17,000 employees and an operating budget of $3.4 billion.More than half of the physicians who practice in the area were trained at UT Southwestern, and in addition to the care provided by UT Southwestern faculty physicians to patients at our affiliated partners, UT Southwestern University Hospitals provide members of the Dallas community access to the most advanced care for the most serious medical problems.