Join Nationally Recognized Addiction Medicine Program at UW-Madison as Faculty Physician

UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
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Facility: UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health 
Address: 1100 Delaplaine Ct 
Madison, WI 53715 
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Specialty: Family Medicine : Addiction Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking an Addiction Medicine physician faculty to join the program in Madison, WI. The physician will provide patient care in the context of multidisciplinary teams in both the inpatient and outpatient settings to patients who suffer from substance abuse disorders or who are at-risk. The physician will additionally provide didactic and clinical teaching of fellows, residents and other learners, and may engage in research.

Highlights of the Position:

  • Opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team that is nationally recognized for their contributions to teaching, research, and leadership in Addiction Medicine.
  • Provide consultation in both the inpatient and outpatient settings for patients with or at-risk for substance use disorders or related issues.
  • Engage in prevention, as well as treatment, of potentially substance-related health issues, such as infectious disease, mental health issues and other complications.
  • Didactic and clinical teaching of fellows, residents, medical students and other health care trainees.
  • Administrative responsibilities for the fellowship, as well as policy and protocol development for relevant inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Monday thru Friday schedule, no overnight call.
  • Diversity in practice and support from large academic system.

Degree and area of specialization: 

  • MD/DO
  • Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Psychiatry
  • The ideal candidate is also board certified in Addiction Medicine

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:   

  • Successful completion of a fully accredited residency program in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Psychiatry
  • Successful completion of a fully accredited fellowship in Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry

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  • 1500 hours of clinical experience in Addiction Medicine during the past five years.
  • Experience in detoxification from alcohol and opioids is preferred, including experience in treating complex medical conditions in the inpatient setting.
  • Candidates for associate professor (CHS) or full professor (CHS) rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS Track.

License or Certificate:

  • Wisconsin medical license is required prior to start date.
  • Certified by or eligible for certification by the American Board of Family Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine or American Board of Psychiatry.
  • Certified by or eligible for certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
  • DATA waiver to prescribe FDA-approved controlled substances to treat substance use disorders; i.e. buprenorphine, is preferred. If waiver is not currently held, openness to pursuing this credential is required.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Salary/Benefits: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits (combination of University of Wisconsin and UW Medical Foundation salary and benefits)

About UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

The UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health has been around since 1970 and focuses on advancing health and well-being by caring, teaching, discovering, leading, and connecting. The department employs 900+ employees, with 165+ being faculty members.

We provide remarkable patient care, offer outstanding educational programs for medical students, residents, and fellows and conduct innovative research. 

Physician faculty have the opportunity to practice in residency or community clinics, or to pursue a tenure track appointment. There are 18 family medicine clinics statewide, and each clinic offers a unique place to practice.

Our Vision: Inspiring health and wellness in patients, communities, and ourselves. 

Our Mission: The UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health advances health and well-being by caring, teaching, discovering, leading, and connecting. 

About the Community

Madison, Wisconsin (population 255,000), the vibrant capital of Wisconsin and home of the University of Wisconsin, and the many picturesque surrounding towns, has the best of all worlds: natural beauty and outdoor recreation, stimulating cultural offerings, distinctive restaurants and shops, and an irreverent spirit of fun. Built on an isthmus between lakes Monona and Mendota, Madison is renowned for its beautiful scenery. A total of five area lakes and more than 260 city parks create the perfect setting for an abundance of year-round outdoor activities, from hiking, biking, swimming and sailing along with cross-country skiing, snow sailing, and ice fishing. Urban culture, natural beauty, small town charm – the greater Madison area offers it all!

Contact Information
Contact: Sheena Frydrych 
Phone: 608-263-0915
Fax: 608-262-1215 
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