Northern California Academic Section Chief Geriatric Medicine Opportunity

Northern California Academic Section Chief Opportunity Develop and Expand a New Geriatric Medicine Program

Sacramento, CA 95817
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Ashlie Korb
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Merritt Hawkins

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The Department of Internal Medicine at the UC Davis School of Medicine is seeking an exceptional academic leader experienced in clinical operations to develop, lead, and grow the clinical efforts and scholarship within the Section of Geriatric Medicine. This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a geriatric program ranked #18 in the nation at the #1 hospital in Sacramento (according to U.S. News & World Report). Successful applicants will meet the following qualifications:
  • Board-certified in geriatrics and internal medicine
  • Eligible for associate or full professor ranking
  • Experienced in clinical leadership

Job Highlights
  • Opportunity to establish, develop, and expand a robust multidisciplinary geriatrics program serving the community, its patients, students, and the UC Davis research mission
  • Department committed to the expansion of the geriatric program as UC Davis is leveraging a number of unique attributes in research and clinical care to expand services and develop the clinical and educational components required for successful growth
  • Ability to teach medical students, residents, nursing students, and physician assistant students. UC Davis is also committed to supporting the development of a Geriatric Fellowship Program to further assist the section
  • Participate in delivering direct care to older adults at UC Davis Health, supervising internal medicine residents in their Geriatrics Clinic, curriculum development, and developing clinical program outreach strategies to support the overall delivery system for older adults
  • Protected time for instruction and administration
  • 100% outpatient role with the option for inpatient services and participation in the hospital’s nursing home program

Community Information
Located in Sacramento, our practice sits in one of the most historic cities in California, featuring an astounding array of landmarks, parks, amenities, and additional remarkable attractions.
  • Sacramento boasts exceptional public and private schools as well as a variety of remarkable housing options
  • Experience an abundance of outdoor recreation, including river rafting, fishing, kayaking, and an array of additional water activities on the local rivers and lakes
  • Enjoy access to plenty of big-city amenities, including professional sports, championship golf, live entertainment, exquisite art, an international airport, and top-notch dining and shopping options
  • Take quick trips to Lake Tahoe, Napa, and the San Francisco Bay Area, all within convenient proximity
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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.