Baystate Health, an award–winning healthcare system and home of the University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, is searching for an outstanding candidate to join Baystate Medical Center, as Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases.
The candidate will lead an experienced team of 10 physicians and 2 advanced practice providers overseeing a comprehensive clinical ID program involving inpatient consultation services at the main Baystate facilities and other community facilities, outpatient ID clinics, an established multidisciplinary antimicrobial Stewardship program, a hospital epidemiology program, a Ryan White–funded HIV clinic, a multidisciplinary hepatitis clinic, and a travel medicine clinic. In addition, the division has a clinical research unit that includes clinical trials in HIV, hepatitis C, and influenza, and vaccines.
The ID Division has its own fellowship program and provides core teaching to the Internal Medicine and Med-Peds residents, as well as ID pharmacy residents.Faculty appointment to UMass Medical School-Baystate commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The successful candidate should qualify for appointment as an Associate or full Professor.
The ideal candidate should be nationally or regionally recognized with the ability to lead a high volume and growing program. Candidates should have outstanding clinical and teaching skills, and experience in an academic infectious disease program. Preference will be given to those candidates with a track record of success in clinical research and who can help mentor others to be successful researchers. The candidate will be expected to have a strategic vision for role of the ID division in a rapidly changing medical landscape and should possess a working knowledge of alternative payment models. The ideal candidate will have experience with a regionally integrated ID division within a large health system.
Baystate Medical Center achieved elite distinction as one of 34 “High Performing” hospitals in America from US News & World Report. Baystate Health consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare organizations. As a not-for-profit, mission-driven, integrated health system, Baystate Health serves a population of more than 750,000 people in communities across western Massachusetts. Patient-centered care is at the core of Baystate Health’s culture. We are committed to hiring clinicians who value a culture of compassion and appreciate diversity.
Baystate Health is a nationally ranked, award-winning, multi-institutional healthcare system located in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley of Western Massachusetts. Baystate Health was recently recognized as a Thompson Reuters Top 15 Health System for outstanding clinical performance and quality outcomes and Baystate Medical Center was recently recognized as the #5 overall “Major Teaching Hospital” in Thompson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for their overall organizational performance in patient care, operational efficiency and financial stability. Baystate Medical Center is a Leapfrog, Top Hospital and a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Our hospitals and practices are just steps from the ivy-covered buildings of prestigious colleges and universities, and we enjoy easy access to Boston, New York City, the snow covered slopes of Vermont, and the beaches of the Cape and Islands. Finding your niche is easy — it starts with Baystate Health.
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