Academic Rheumatologist

Faculty Opportunity | Potential to Build and Lead a Division | Western Michigan University Homer Stryker School of Medicine  

kalamazoo, MI 49008
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Alyssa Barraza
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Merritt Hawkins

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Merritt Hawkins, the nation's leading academic physician search firm. We are seeking a fellowship-trained Rheumatologist for an exciting clinical faculty position with a new medical school. The title of Division Chief of Rheumatology is available for qualified individuals with a strong history of academic involvement.
Join this team as the first medical school employed Rheumatologist in a growing Department of Medicine. This position is ideal for the candidate who wants to establish a Rheumatology division, build a program from the ground up, and develop curriculum at a new medical school. This individual will lead the division through growth and development of the highest quality clinical programs and will cultivate a comprehensive, multidisciplinary care approach in the region’s newest academic medical center. Experience teaching at the graduate medical education level is strongly preferred.
  • Current community Rheumatologists are on a 5-6 month wait, so a strong need exists for your clinical services. Further position details include:
  • 8 established residency programs, including Internal Medicine
  • No inpatient consults required – consult call only for your own patients
  • Modern 60,000 sq. ft. clinical building with NCQA recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Excellent compensation and academic rank commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive fringe benefits include retirement match, CME allowance, and paid time off
Kalamazoo, Michigan - Easy Access to Chicago and Detroit
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  • Strong public school systems and a variety of private school options are available.
  • The city is conveniently located in close proximity to gorgeous beaches, multiple ski resorts, and a quick train ride away from multiple major metropolitans.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.