Emory University School of Medicine is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the nation’s outstanding institutions for biomedical education, research and patient care and is dedicated to training exceptional students who become leaders in academic medicine and biomedical research. Ranked 17th nationally in NIH research, the school is best known for its research and treatment in anesthesiology, infectious disease, heart disease, cancer, transplantation, orthopaedics, pediatrics, renal disease, geriatrics, among other specialties. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is the largest, most comprehensive academic health system in the region. In fiscal year 2016, EHC earned $3 billion in net revenue and provided over $72 million in charity care.
The Department of Anesthesiology is among the largest academic anesthesiology departments in the nation with 150 faculty (clinical and research), 48 residents, and 16 fellows in multiple disciplines. The Department divisions cover Ambulatory Surgery, Surgical Subspecialties, Cardiothoracic, Obstetrics, Trauma, Liver Transplants, Regional Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine and Neurosurgical and Vascular Anesthesiology. The department provides clinical services at the Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Grady Memorial Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the VA Medical Center. As the only academic anesthesiology department in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, the faculty and mid-level providers serve in an extremely high acuity environment.
The Chair of Anesthesiology has direct responsibility to build and lead all Anesthesiology programs including all clinical, educational and research endeavors involving the faculty/physicians of the Department of Anesthesiology with responsibility for the continued development of an academically distinguished department. The Chair serves as a member of the senior leadership team of the School of Medicine that establishes the education, research and outreach priorities and leads efforts to ensure the competitiveness of the medical education program. As Chair, s/he is responsible for oversight and management of the Anesthesiology faculty while advancing innovative scientific research programs.
As Chief of Anesthesiology for Emory Healthcare, the Chair also works closely with the Physician Group President to ensure high quality Anesthesiology service to all patients, to coordinate Anesthesiology services across all medical facilities, and to exercise appropriate operational and financial management of Anesthesiology physicians and services. The Chair works closely with the Dean of the Emory School of Medicine to develop the academic and research programs involving Anesthesiology care and plan new Anesthesiology programs and services.
A qualified candidate will hold an MD or MD/PhD degree, be a board certified physician and a nationally recognized anesthesiologist who will hold privileges to provide patient care throughout Emory Healthcare. The individual will provide senior leadership in all clinical, educational and research endeavors involving Anesthesiology for the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology, with responsibility for the continued development of an academically distinguished department of Anesthesiology for the School of Medicine of Emory University. Candidates should possess a minimum of ten (10) years of clinical/educational/research leadership experience. S/he will be an accomplished operational and strategic leader with direct administrative experience to include a broad understanding of complex health strategies and issues challenging the field of Anesthesiology and its medical education programs.
Interested candidates may submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter directly to: Dr. Gregory H. Jones Associate Vice President for Health Affairs The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center Emory University Dr.GregoryJones@emory.edu
Emory University is an EOAA employer. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Emory offers a highly competitive salary and fringe benefits package.
Emory University School of Medicine has 2,440 full- and part-time faculty and 679 volunteer faculty. The school had more than 7,400 applications in 2014 for 138 first-year medical student positions. This racially diverse class has an even mix of men and women, and more than half of its members are nontraditional, meaning that they were out of college for at least a year before entering medical sch...ool. In 2014, the pass rate for first-time takers of step 1 of the National Board Exam (testing basic science knowledge and skills) was 98%.
The school has 560 students and trains 1,209 residents and fellows in 98 accredited programs. The school has 88 MD/PhD students in one of 40 NIH-sponsored Medical Scientist Training Programs. Some of these students are in a joint program with Georgia Institute of Technology, with which the medical school shares a biomedical engineering department ranked second in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The medical school also offers a joint MD/MSCR (master’s in clinical research) degree, an MD/MPH degree with public health, and an MD/MA in bioethics with Emory’s Laney Graduate School. Dual programs with law (juris master) and business (MBA) also are available. Some 258 medical faculty also train predoctoral bioscience researchers in one or more of nine programs in the Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences in the graduate school.
Faculty in five allied health programs train 522 students. These include a physician assistant (PA) program ranked third in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and a physical therapy (PT) program ranked seventh.
Medical school faculty received $320.7 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2014, plus another $82.7 million in funds received by medical faculty at other units in the health sciences center and at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Ranked 18th nationally in NIH dollars received, the school is best known for its research and treatment in infectious disease, neurosciences, heart disease, cancer, transplantation, orthopaedics, pediatrics, renal disease, ophthalmology, and geriatrics.
Physician faculty in Emory’s hospitals, affiliate teaching hospitals, and outpatient venues were responsible for 4.6 million patient service visits in 2014. Alumni totals: 5,711 medical school, 10,541 residency/fellowship, 5,754 allied health (the latter includes 1,125 PT and 1,687 PA alumni). About 25% of the physicians in Georgia have trained at Emory. In addition to the school’s regular education programs, 5,949 physicians and other health care professionals participated in continuing medical education classes offered by Emory.
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