VCU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology seeking Gynecologic Oncology Division Chief

Virginia Commonwealth University Health
Facility: Virginia Commonwealth University Health 
Address: 1250 East Marshall Street 
Richmond, VA 23298-5048 
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Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology : Gynecological Oncology 
Candidate Type: MD 
Visas Accepted: J1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Virginia Commonwealth University Health

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division of Gynecologic Oncology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a candidate at the Associate or Professor rank to lead our division.  The candidate's responsibilities will be building and leading the division, providing clinical care, and leading the research and educational programs within the division.  The successful candidate will have skill and experience in leadership and administration, and have a national reputation for clinical care, teaching, and research.  The Gynecologic Oncology Division is active in GOG/NRG research and has a growing patient base.  Candidate must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University.  

The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System has a total of 24 OB/GYN residents in training.  Richmond, located on the James River, is well-situated about 2 hours from Washington, DC, the Chesapeake Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean, and the Appalachian Mountains.


  • Student and resident teaching in gynecologic oncology and for teaching programs for the division.
  • Will lead the divisions research program.
  • Will serve on the departmental, hospital and university committees as necessary, as well as in a professional capacity in their field.
  • Clinical activities will include a combination of both outpatient care, inpatient care, and surgery.
  • Will be Division Chief for Gynecologic Oncology.
  • Will be responsible for the clinical, educational and research programs within the Division.


  • Completion of training in OB/GYN and Gynecologic Oncology equivalent to ACGME and ABOG accredited programs
  • Medical license in Virginia


  • Completion of an ACGME accredited OB/GYN residency
  • Completion of ABOG or ACGME accredited fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology
  • Certification by the American Board of OB/Gyn in OB/GYN and Gynecologic Oncology

About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is centrally located along the East Coast. With easy access to Washington D.C., the Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains, this River City was ranked #3 Top Destination by Frommer’s for its rich history, colonial charm, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, upscale shopping, and world class museums.

With the James River flowing through the heart of City, and the mild climate year round, Richmonders take full advantage of the area’s athletic events, public gardens and festivals. The area boasts a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment as well. Among the numerous historical landmarks, you will find numerous theaters, the Richmond Ballet, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Richmond International Raceway to name a few.

Richmond is for everyone. It’s family friendly, dog friendly and there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you want to live downtown, Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Forest Hills, The Fan, or the Suburbs of the West End or Chesterfield County, each Richmond neighborhood is unique making it an attractively-sized and very livable city.

About VCU Health

Virginia Commonwealth University Health is the regions only Level 1 Trauma center. As part of the VCU’s School of Medicine, physicians provide quality patient care services, teach the next generation of physicians and conduct important research. Nationally known for cutting-edge medical advancements and diagnostic insights, VCU physicians aim to be the provider of choice for quality healthcare that is patient-centered, physician-driven, accessible, efficient and evidence-based to reflect the values of an outstanding integrated academic practice.

US News and World Report ranked VCU the No. 1 hospital in Virginia and the Richmond Metropolitan area. Our Nephrology, Pulmonology, Orthopaedics and Urology programs ranked among the top 50 in the country. VCU was also ranked “high performing” in Oncology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation and Otolaryngology. With more than 600 physicians in 200 specialties, VCU has the areas only NCI-designated Cancer Center - Massey Cancer Center, and a full-service children’s hospital – Children’s Hospital of Richmond.


Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.


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Contact: Karin Guye 
Phone: 804-827-6074
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