VCU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology seeking General OB/GYN

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

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

General OB/GYN

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center is seeking a BC/BE obstetrician/gynecologist to join our faculty at the Instructor level.  VCU is committed to excellence in clinical care, teaching and research opportunities including clinical, translational, and basic research.  Responsibilities for this position include clinical research, supervision of residents and medical students, and participation in an active clinical practice.  Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as a faculty member is essential for this position.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Will actively participate in the department's educational activities, with particular attention to educating students and residents in their core educational objectives in general obstetrics and gynecology.
  • Will initiate clinical research projects in the area of general obstetrics and gynecology and family planning.
  • The Faculty member will participate in and facilitate other collaborative department research.
  • Will mentor both undergraduate and graduate students in their research activities.
  • The Faculty member is encouraged to secure research funding to support these activities.
  • The Faculty member will serve on departmental, Medical School, and/or University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional capacity in their field, e.g. reviewer, conference organizer, etc.
  • The generalist faculty member will see patients in the clinics, private office and health department settings.
  • The staff member has the ability to perform diagnostic procedures and deliver appropriate obstetric and gynecologic care.
  • The staff member will also participate in the general ob/gyn activities of the department and be expected to participate in night time call duties as appropriate.
  • The staff member will participate in the department and institutional activities as assigned by the division chief and chair.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of an ACGME accredited OB/GYN residency
  • Potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
  • Medical license in Virginia

Preferred

  • Completion of an ACGME accredited OB/GYN residency

 

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.

 

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Contact: Karin Guye 
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