Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
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Hershey, PA: Penn State College of Medicine (PSCOM) and the Department of Medicine seek a collaborative, physician leader to serve as the Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine. This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic academic leader to develop and implement a vision propelling the Division to a nationally leading program.
For 50 years, PSCOM and Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (MSHMC) have served as central Pennsylvania’s only university medical center and medical school. Together, they have played a prominent role in meeting the region’s needs for tertiary and quaternary care and have served as one of the region’s largest employers and economic drivers. The organization continues to transform itself to serve the needs of patients as a comprehensive university health system, Penn State Health, which includes primary, specialty and acute care locations across the region. Among the core goals of the new health enterprise is ensuring patients receive high quality, accessible, and cost-effective care close to home.
As the leader of patient care delivery and programmatic advancement across the continuum of pulmonary medicine, the Chief must be strategic and operationally focused to guide the Division. The Chief will advance clinical programs, educational curriculum and scholarly activity while continuing to meet and exceed national standards of excellence. This leader will foster an academic environment and possess a track record of extramural research funding.
Candidates must hold board certification in Pulmonary Medicine as well as board certification in at least one specialty area. The Chief must also possess qualifications for appointment to the Associate Professor rank at the minimum at Penn State. The successful candidate will be an individual who has a passion for providing outstanding care, a desire to improve systems and lead within a team setting. To learn more or for confidential nominations and expressions of interest (through an updated CV) please contact the Penn State search consultants Vineeth Gossain and Linda Komnick via firstname.lastname@example.org.