WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Faculty - Internal Medicine

US-MI-Kalamazoo
4 days ago
Job ID
2017-1276
# of Openings
1
Category
Faculty
Target Salary
NA

Overview

The Medicine department at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks a full-time, board-certified or board eligible Medicine faculty to expand and enhance clinical services, research, and both medical student and resident training in Internal Medicine. The program has a strong diversity of community faculty as well as faculty employed by the medical school. The Medicine residency program is a fully accredited program with all subspecialty care and tertiary care capabilities. The residency program has 33 residents.

Responsibilities

Faculty in this position lead the development and expansion of clinical services in the Internal Medicine clinic. The clinical service is supported by full time medical social workers, dieticians, and dedicated nursing staff.

 

In addition, the faculty in this position will lead the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of Internal Medicine residents. All faculty are expected to participate in the education of medical students and residents, and in ongoing scholarly activities.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Participating in inpatient academic internal medicine clinical service.
  • Participating in the systems of quality improvement, utilization review, and outcomes management.
  • Assume the responsibilities of Medical Clerkship Director for the 4th year medical students at WMed.
  • Working closely with the department chair for:
      • Recruitment, selection, supervision, education, and evaluation of resident physicians.
      • Strategic planning.
      • Regular participation in department and medical school meetings.
      • Providing high-quality instruction for medical education to students and didactics and education to the residency program as determined by the Program Director or Department Chair.
      • Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair or Program Director

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have strong interest and passion for medical student and resident education and scholarship. Active and engaged participation in medical school and residency administration are expected. Leadership and organizational skills are desirable attributes. The candidate must be Board certified or Board eligible by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board and be eligible for full licensure to practice in Michigan.   WMed offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Academic and Community information.

As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University, which ranks among the 50 largest colleges and universities and among the top 100 national public doctoral universities in the US, and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed was granted preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education in 2012, and welcomed its inaugural class in August 2014.

The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $68 million renovation and expansion project including a state-of-the-art Simulation Center. In 2016, an additional $10 million expansion created two floors supporting clinical and laboratory research, and the Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus became part of the medical school. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in eight residencies and two fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for continuing medical education. The medical examiner’s office, staffed by medical school faculty from the department of Pathology, is accredited by the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME).

The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home.

Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. At the other end of the educational continuum, the Kalamazoo Ready 4s program ensures that every 4-year-old in Kalamazoo County has the opportunity to attend a high-quality pre-kindergarten program, regardless of ability to pay. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online at www.med.wmich.edu (click on open positions).

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected Veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug and tobacco free Workplace. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans

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