The Cambridge Health Alliance seeks an academic and clinical leader to serve as the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and to join the faculty of Harvard Medical School at the Associate Professor or Professor level.
The Chair will be responsible for the full scope of departmental academic and clinical activities, as well as collaborating with other CHA departments, Harvard Medical School and affiliated institutions.
Candidates will have excellent leadership and mentoring skills and a record of accomplishment in areas such as clinical innovation, research, teaching and advocacy. The Chair must share CHA’s commitment to providing high-quality healthcare to under-served, multicultural communities, innovating in clinical, community and collaborative care, and advocating for equitable access to health.
CHA is a nationally recognized, academic public health system. It is comprised of an integrated network of three hospital campuses, multiple primary and specialty care clinics in Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s Metro North region, and the Cambridge Health Department. CHA is the largest non-psychiatric hospital provider of psychiatric services in Massachusetts. The Department of Psychiatry offers clinical, educational and research programming for adult, child, psychosomatic and geriatric psychiatry, psychology, social work and graduate nursing.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Committee Co Chairs:
David H. Bor, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief Academic Officer, Cambridge Health Alliance
Grace Chang, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Head, Dept of Psychiatry, Boston VA Medical Center
Interested candidates are requested to submit a current Curriculum Vitae to:
Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) is a vibrant, innovative health system that serves everyone in need. With over 140,000 patients in Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north region, CHA is passionately local. It provides high quality, essential services like primary care, specialty care, hospital care, emergency services, maternity care and behavioral health in convenient neighborhood locations. CHA patients have seamless access to advanced care for rare or complex conditions at its clinical partners - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Mass. General Hospital for Children (MGHfC).
CHA's work extends far beyond patient care. It has a robust Department of Community Health Improvement and operates the nationally accredited Cambridge Public Health Department. It collaborates closely with local governments and non-profits to improve health and reduce barriers to care. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine, CHA is proud to train the health care providers of tomorrow.