The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is currently seeking a fulltime faculty who is board certified/eligible in transplant hepatology (i.e. has completed transplant hepatology fellowship) to work in our Vanderbilt Hepatology and Liver Transplant Center.
The Vanderbilt Liver Transplant Program is one of the largest in the country and performs 120-150 liver transplants a year. It is located in the wonderful city of Nashville. The transplant hepatology and transplant surgery groups at Vanderbilt are very collegial and exceptionally supportive of each other.
The goals of the Gastroenterology Division (GI) are to provide outstanding medical care to persons with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver, to train gastroenterology and to perform cutting-edge biomedical research to improve our understanding of digestive diseases. We have 40 full time faculty in the division including research and clinical faculty.
There are three strong goals that define the GI Division. The first component is a strong biomedical research with faculty that is focused on innovative discovery-based research. The second is the education and training of medical students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, GI research and GI Clinical fellows. Third the clinical and endoscopic practice at Vanderbilt is focused on compassionate and outstanding patient care.
Title: Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor
Track: Clinician-educator track.
Providing patient care in general hepatology and transplant hepatology clinics.
Shared coverage of the inpatient hepatology service with 6 other transplant hepatologists.
Performing endoscopy primarily on hepatology patients.
No coverage of GI service or GI consults is included in this job.
Teaching and working with medical students, residents, gastroenterology fellows, and transplant hepatology fellows.
Clinical research is fully supported.
The compensation and benefits are very competitive. There will be a faculty appointment at Vanderbilt School of Medicine as part of the job.
Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer
Eligible for a Medical License in the State of Tennessee
Board Certification/eligible in transplant hepatology
Internal Number: 000000
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