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UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine is looking for a Director of the Geriatric Medicine Program (Associate Professor of Educator-Geo). This position will report to the Chair and will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our student, faculty, staff and all our activities.
The responsibilities will include leading a comprehensive education, research, and clinical academic geriatric medicine program. The Director of the Geriatric Medicine program will provide leadership for a diverse, inter-professional faculty based in the College of Medicine and in affiliated health systems; UC Health, the Christ Hospital Health Network, the Cincinnati Veterans Health System, and community-based long-term care sites. The Director will also collaborate with gerontology faculty in the UC Colleges of Nursing, Allied Health, and Pharmacy.
Excellent opportunities exist to develop collaborations with expanding neuroscience and cancer centers. The geriatric medicine fellowship program has trained two-three physicians/year for more than 25 years. A robust inpatient clinical palliative care service and accredited fellowship program are currently in their third year, and leadership opportunities abound for expansion within the health system.
Position Qualification: Applicants must be eligible for an Ohio physician's license; current board certification in family medicine or internal medicine and subspecialty certification in geriatric medicine (palliative care certification is desirable); five or more years' experience in an academic geriatrics program and/or five or more years' experience leading a comprehensive clinical education geriatrics program within a large health system; demonstrated leadership strengths in at least two of three areas: clinical geriatrics services; health professions geriatrics curriculum development; and clinical/health services geriatrics research. Experience with the preparation of successful grant applications for government or private foundation funding is essential.
The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ M/F/Vet/Disabled.