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The Department of Medical Education at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks a full-time faculty member to expand and enhance medical education. The department provides education to medical and graduate students and also leads the development of collaborative research and scholarly activities.
The medical school is a collaboration involving Western Michigan University, a national public doctoral university, and two award-winning teaching hospitals that are nationally recognized for innovation and quality. The primary outpatient site for the medical school is a modern 60,000 square foot building on the Oakland Drive Campus. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies.
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Post-Doctoral Psychologist. This position is offered within the Division of Pediatric Psychology in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. This is a one year, full time, position with a primary focus on treatment and intervention for a wide range of concerns facing pediatric psychology patients. Common presenting concerns will include mood disorders, ADHD, behavior problems, chronic disease management, sleep problems, and parenting. The fellow will receive experience in individual intervention as well as exposure to pediatric psychological assessment, integrated behavioral health services, and autism evaluations within a multidisciplinary training environment. As time allows, the fellow will also have opportunities for teaching, scholarship, and attendance at the American Psychological Association annual convention.
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity as a Systems Administrator within our Information Technology Department. Must have a diverse background concerning computer operations support. Should have a good understanding of how to maintain the integrity and reliability of a computer system, perform preventive maintenance, install software, resolve database problems and perform backup and recovery functions.
The Department of Surgery at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks a full-time, board-certified or board eligible general surgery faculty to expand and enhance clinical services, research, and both medical student and resident training in general surgery. The program has a strong diversity of community faculty as well as faculty employed by the medical school. The general surgery residency program is a fully accredited program with all subspecialty care and tertiary care capabilities. The residency program has 19 residents and was recently approved to increase the number of finishing chief residents from three to four. Applicants with the appropriate background and interest will be encouraged to complete a six-month fellowship in medical simulation at WMed.
The Center for Immunobiology of the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow research position in the laboratory of Thomas L. Rothstein MD, PhD, Director of the Center for Immunobiology. Responsible for providing
ongoing projects for molecular immunology include: B1 cell development and function, including the role of human B1 cells and natural antibody in health and disease; BCR signaling pathways including receptor crosstalk and the IL-4-induced alternate pathway; B cell pathogenesis in lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune dyscrasias.; B cells and aging, including atherosclerotic and infectious diseases.
The Center for Immunobiology of the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow - Project FAIM research position in the laboratory of Thomas L. Rothstein MD, PhD, Director of the Center for Immunbiology. Responsible for providing ongoing projects include developing protein aggregate preventing and dissolving activities and protocols for dysfunctional proteins associated with Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington’s Chorea, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
The Center for Immunobiology at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine and its Director, Thomas L. Rothstein MD, PhD, invite applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The Center's current focus is on the development and function of B cells in health and disease, and encompasses both human and mouse systems. The candidate should have broad based research experience and expertise in cellular immunology, molecular biology, stem cell development, and/or intracellular signaling. Appointments will be in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, within which the Center is located.
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking On-Call Logistics Specialists within our Emergency Medicine Program. Responsibilities include: Cleaning, light maintenance, moving trailers with vehicles, working inside trailers, loading and unloading trailers, providing general labor, and lifting/moving the following items; boxes, bags, bins, rolling racks, and pallets of materials.
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is recruiting EMS faculty members to support the EMS Fellowship Program and the expanding activities of the Division of EMS and Disaster Medicine. WMed is one of the newest medical schools in the U.S. and has one of the largest emergency medicine residency programs in the nation. WMed's EMS Fellowship Program was among the first ACGME-accredited EMS Fellowships. WMed residents and fellows are integrally involved in the county wide EMS system, with dedicated resident and fellow EMS response vehicles.
The WMed Division of EMS and Disaster Medicine provides a wide variety of services including medical direction, education, research, and health-care preparedness. The Kalamazoo County Medical Control Authority (KCMCA) is the state-designed agency responsible for coordinating all aspects of the county-wide EMS system. KCMCA is housed within the Division, allowing for full integration between WMed and the EMS system. The Division houses the 5th District Medical Response Coalition (5DMRC), a 9-county consortium of hospitals, EMS, public health, emergency management, and others dedicated to cross-jurisdictional, interdisciplinary disaster planning and response. The 5DMRC was designated by the CDC as a model for preparedness and collaboration. 5DMRC and the Division operate a mobile medical field unit on behalf of the State of Michigan. The Division additionally coordinates Michigan's National Disaster Life Support Program activities. The State EMS Data Manager is housed within the Division, making access to over 8 million EMS records readily available for research and quality improvement.
As a new medical school, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. WMed has a large, state-of-the art Simulation Center, extensive resources to support research, and abundant opportunities for teaching students, residents, and EMS providers. Kalamazoo's two hospitals serve as regional tertiary care centers for southwest Michigan, serving a population of approximately 1 million. Kalamazoo is a wonderful city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit and a short distance from Lake Michigan. 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. Michigan provides extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including great opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is seeking an
exceptional leader to serve as the Chair for the Department of Family and Community Medicine.
The new medical school is a collaboration involving Western Michigan University, a top 100
national public doctoral university in the U.S., and two award-winning teaching hospitals,
nationally recognized for innovation and quality. WMed is one of the few U.S. medical schools in
several decades to be built entirely from the ground up. The Chair will report directly to the Dean
of the School of Medicine and is responsible for a Department that consists of 8 faculty, an
ACGME accredited residency program that is 8X8X8 and a fellowship program in Sports
The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) continues to lead change for health care in Michigan. An exciting new opportunity to be a founding faculty member of a 6-6-6 family medicine residency in Battle Creek, MI, is now available. This program will be sponsored by Bronson Battle Creek and will be partnering with Grace Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Battle Creek, where the Family Medicine Practice will be located.
The inaugural class of residents will enter training in July, 2019. The faculty hired for this position will be integral in establishing the clinical practice base for the residency. Scope of practice should demonstrate the breadth of family medicine and include obstetrics, outpatient and inpatient care.
This program joins the established WMed Family Medicine Residency in Kalamazoo, whose Family Medicine Practice is at the Family Health Center Clinic as well as the Oakland Drive Clinic, who have received patient-centered medical home certification from the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). The Bronson Hospital - Battle Creek Family Medicine Residency will join the Kalamazoo program as one of only 2 ACGME accredited residencies in the state to be housed completely in an FQHC.
WMed enrolled its first class of medical students in August 2014, which provides our faculty with the unique opportunity to be actively involved in the formation of a new school. As a newer, smaller medical school, the opportunities for research, involvement in committees, all levels of medical education and advancement abound. It is a great time to be teaching medicine in Southwestern Michigan!
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking qualified (on-call) Medical Examiner Investigators for the Medical Examiner's Office. These individuals will investigate the medically relevant circumstances surrounding deaths reported to the Office of the Medical Examiner and prepare written reports documenting the investigative findings. We have position openings in the counties of Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Kalamazoo, Mason, Muskegon, St. Joseph, Van Buren.
The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is leading change in our Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), the Family Health Center of Kalamazoo (http://www.fhckzoo.com) with the patient-centered medical home model, performance improvement initiatives, and lean methods for improving operating efficiency. Our Oakland Drive Clinic and Family Health Center Clinic have received patient-centered medical home certification from the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). Our ACGME accredited 8-8-8 residency is the only one currently in the state that is based completely in an FQHC. We are also seeking ACGME accreditation for our new 6-6-6 residency in Battle Creek. WMed enrolled its first class of medical students in August 2014, which provides our faculty with the unique opportunity to be actively involved in the formation of a new school. It’s an exciting time to be teaching medicine in Kalamazoo, and you can be part of it!