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Division Head Nephrology

Company: Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health The Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health seeks a dynamic and innovative full-time Professor or Associate Professor Nephrologist, Physician-Scientist or Clinician-Educator to lead its Division of Nephrology. The Division Head will provide strategic and operational leadership with responsibility and accountability across the full range of mission areas. The successful candidate will partner with colleagues from the School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Health and clinical partners, and UW-Madison, which was recently ranked the 14 th best public institution by U.S. News & World Report. They will provide direction for maintaining and growing clinical, educational and research programs that span the breadth of the field; guide faculty development; participate in the clinical teaching of medical students, residents and fellows; and mentor faculty, trainees and medical students. The Division of Nephrology's 16 physicians and 10 APPs provide a complete range of consultative, diagnostic and treatment services for patients locally and across Wisconsin and Illinois. The scope of clinical care encompasses all stages of kidney disease-from the earliest detectable changes in kidney function through end-stage renal disease-and the full range of conditions, including chronic kidney disease, kidney stone disease, glomerular disease, autoimmune disorders and inherited disorders such as polycystic kidney disease. Division faculty provide pre- and post-transplant care for patients in the UW Health kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant programs, among the most active and successful in the country. Pioneers in interventional nephrology, they lead a multidisciplinary vascular access program that performs approximately 1000 procedures per year and is a regional referral center. The division's academic success has led to philanthropic endowments and recognition by U.S. News & World Report. To fulfill the critical mission of training the next generation of nephrologists, the division offers a robust nephrology fellowship program fully accredited by the ACGME, plus advanced fellowship programs in interventional and transplant nephrology. The division's active research program focuses on clinical, translational and basic research in nephrology and transplantation. With over $1 million in grants in FY21, division faculty conduct numerous ongoing studies across the translational spectrum of kidney disease and had 75 publications in 2020. The Department of Medicine is the largest department in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin system. We have 11 subspecialty divisions; approximately 1500 faculty, staff and learners; a $120M research portfolio (FY20); a nationally recognized residency program; 21 subspecialty fellowships; and a primary clinical affiliation with UW Health , the integrated health system of UW-Madison. In pursuit of our vision of health and equity for all, we develop exceptional leaders who transform the world of medicine through scholarship, innovation and partnership. Building on core values of innovation, health equity, kindness, professional fulfillment, and impact in Wisconsin and beyond, together we propel today's trailblazers forward to create a healthier future for all. The School of Medicine and Public Health has a profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself and also as a valuable means for eliminating bias and health care disparities. We strive for a culture of wellness for all providers and team members. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to diversity in all areas, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement at all levels. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter and indicate their experience, current interest or activities and future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Requirements The Head of the Division of Nephrology will be an accomplished nephrologist with demonstrated success in developing clinical and academic programs. The Division Head will be responsible for developing effective relationships with clinical and administrative leaders locally and on a system level to accomplish the goals and objects of the Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, and the School of Medicine and Public Health. In the spirit of the "Wisconsin Idea," the successful candidate will coordinate, collaborate and promote UW faculty-led educational and research activities across Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public and university service appropriate to faculty rank . Duties include approximately 40% administrative leadership; 30-40% direct patient care, including ambulatory, inpatient and consult service attending; 20-30% protected time to develop and promote research and education programs, to teach and to engage in related scholarly activity. Qualifications include:

  • MD or equivalent is required.
  • Must be Board Certified in Nephrology. Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License.
  • Candidate must be an acknowledged academic physician with demonstrated excellence in research, education and clinical care.
  • Must possess a record of scholarly achievements, outstanding leadership skills, professionalism and ability to develop interdisciplinary, collaborative programs.
  • Candidates for Professor or Associate Professor rank (tenure or CHS track) must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the Tenure track. Job Information
    • Job ID: 59819052
    • Location:
      Madison, Wisconsin, United States
      Madison, Wisconsin, United States
      Madison, Wisconsin, United States
    • Company Name: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
    • Position Title: Division Head Nephrology
    • Job Function: Adult Nephrologist
    • Job Type: Full-Time
    • Job Duration: Indefinite
    • Min Education: MD
    • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
    • Required Travel: None Jobs You May Like Family Medicine (Outpatient Only) Oshkosh, WI

Keywords: Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Madison , Division Head Nephrology, Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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