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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.
The Department of Surgery at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking general surgeon to expand and enhance clinical services, research, and both resident and medical student training in general surgery. The department is composed of more than 60 medical school-employed and community faculty, with a fully accredited general surgery residency delivering training in a wide range of subspecialties and tertiary care. The residency program currently has 20 residents and was recently approved to increase the number of finishing chief residents from four to five, including a designated rural training track.
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 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.
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!