VA Boston seeks Chief, Gen. Internal Med. with heavy research and academic role

Jamaica Plain, MA

Inpatient and outpatient

Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System

Department of Veterans Affairs - Medicine

VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) seeks a full-time, innovative and experienced Chief of General Internal Medicine. Candidates should have experience leading peer-reviewed, original research and a track record of academic commitment, mentorship and recognition at the midcareer or senior level. Health services researchers are strongly encouraged to apply. Position is 25% clinical (Outpatient or Hospitalist) and 75% research/admin focused. 

The successful candidate demonstrates a strong commitment to quality patient care, trainee education, and faculty development. Responsibilities include overseeing the Section’s clinical programs, mentoring faculty, post-doctoral fellows and other trainees, and participating in the Section’s teaching program.

This position reports directly to the Chief, Medical Service, and is located at the VA Jamaica Plain campusAccomplishments should be commensurate with academic appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor at BUSM or HMS. Requirements include: Board Certification in Internal Medicine, a full and unrestricted license in any state, and must be a U.S. Citizen (non-citizens may be considered in the absence of qualified US citizens).

VABHS is a three-campus tertiary care medical center, affiliated with Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Harvard Medical School (HMS), and provides a full range of patient care services with nationally recognized education and innovation activities.

VABHS features one of the largest research programs in VA, encompassing a total of ten federally funded research centers that offer significant collaborative opportunities. The Section of General Internal Medicine has a close relationship with the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, a VA Health Services Research & Development Center of Innovation.

About Department of Veterans Affairs - Medicine

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Posted February 18, 2021