Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine - University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC)

Position:
Chief, Division of Pulmonology, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Specialty:
Leadership, Internal Medicine, Leadership - Division Chief, Principal Investigator, Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Lung / Respiratory, Clinical Trials, Clinical Research, Lung Cancer
Location:
Memphis, TN

UTHSC

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Medicine is seeking a full-time Chief for the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PCCM). This individual will oversee the expansion of PCCM services at the UTHSC-affiliated hospitals, in addition to serving as academic leader of the overall operations of the PCCM Division at UTHSC. The UTHSC PCCM Division currently has 15 ABIM certified faculty members. We are seeking excellent clinician and investigator to serve as the academic leader of the PCCM Division

The desirable candidate should demonstrate leadership capability, possess organizational skills, and have a track record of accomplishments in biomedical research focusing on basic, clinical ortranslational science. The candidate should exhibit emotional intelligence and be capable of working collaboratively within a complex healthcare system.

Position Requirements:
Board Certified in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, experience in building clinical programs/services, established academic career in basic, clinical or translational research, experience in graduate medical education, familiarity with quality and process improvement, and eligible for a faculty position at the rank of associate, or full professor at UTHSC.

Chief Position Highlights:
Lead critical care programs at Methodist University Hospital, oversee and direct the Division of PCCM at UTHSC to maximize excellence in the teaching, clinical and research missions, play a key role in the expansion of the division, and develop innovative intra and interdepartmental basic, clinical and/or translational research collaborations.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Position Specifics

UTHSC Division of Pulmonology

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.

UTHSC Research Institute

Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT’s doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state’s largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.

UT Medical Campus

Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in
the midst of a $214 million modernization.

 Memphis, TN

Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley’s Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

How to apply

The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC) has retained the services of Academic Med to lead this strategically important executive search effort.

Academic Med is a retained executive search firm that specializes in the recruitment of physicians, scientists, and leaders for academic medical schools & health systems throughout the United States. This search is being led by Jim Hagood, Managing Director of Academic Med & Gentry Zacheis, President of Academic Med.

The Academic Med Search team will be working closely with the Chair of Medicine (Dr. G. Nicholas Verne) and his appointed Search Committee on this joint recruitment effort. Please submit applications, nominations, and/or confidential inquiries to: jim@academic-med.com.

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC) is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer.