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The Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of General Gynecology & Obstetrics is seeking a Division Director who will lead the clinical, administrative, educational, and research goals of the division. The position will hold the faculty rank of Associate Professor or Professor, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The ideal candidate will work with the Chair of the Department to optimize the culture of the Division with a focus on education, training, and research.
The Emory Generalist Division has grown steadily over the past decade and now includes 37 academic generalist faculty that practice at 5 locations, including 3 labor and delivery sites, approximately 2,700 deliveries annually, with the majority occurring at Emory University Hospital Midtown. The Division serves a diverse patient population and collaborates with a robust group of subspecialists including maternal fetal medicine, family planning, reproductive endocrinologists, urogynecologists, and minimally invasive surgeons. As part of this continued growth, the incoming Division Director will develop a culture that values not only clinical excellence but also faculty development, growth, and participation in national service, scholarly research, and medical student and resident teaching.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Specific duties of the Division Director include the following Leadership, Clinical, Academic, and Administrative duties:
- In partnership with the Chair of the Department, develop a comprehensive strategy and plan for the growth and development of the division's clinical, educational, and research activities which currently includes 37 academic generalist faculty practicing at 5 Emory locations.
- In partnership with the Chair of the Department and Director of Administrative Operations, manage the Administrative, Finance, Research, and Clinical operations for the division.
- Effectively leads the Division toward excellence in the conduct of teaching, research, patient care delivery, administrative services, and community commitment.
- In partnership with the Chair of the Department, encourage faculty involvement in regional and national educational committees with organizations such as the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), the Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG), the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology.(CREOG), and the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG).
- Create a culture that encourages faculty promotion by prioritizing development and engagement through clinical research, national service, and scholarly publication.
- Develop the division's faculty with emphasis on delivering evidence-based patient-centered care and encouraging growth in other aspects of the academic mission including teaching and research.
- Participate in the direct supervision and training of faculty, residents, and medical students.
- Participate in in-house labor and delivery call coverage and function as a member of the Obstetrical Rapid Response Team at Emory University Hospital Midtown with the members of the General Gynecology & Obstetrics Division.
- Graduate of an accredited ACGME obstetrics and gynecology residency
- ABOG board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Meet criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges
- Qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor at Emory University School of Medicine
- Licensure by the Georgia Composite Medical Board will be required prior to commencement of employment
- Demonstrated leadership skills necessary to complement and expand the existing clinical and academic programs
- Minimum of eight years of post-residency clinical experience, including at least 4 years in an academic practice
- At least four years of leadership experience
Review of candidates will begin immediately; for fullest consideration, please submit a CV and a letter of interest
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics:
For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause. Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University's School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities.
As part of a university-based health care system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women.
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.
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