The University of Florida Department of Medicine is seeking physician applicants for two full-time clinical positions within the Division of General Internal Medicine. The successful candidates will practice as part of an academic group practice caring for a personal panel of patients as well as teaching and supervising medical students and residents in both ambulatory and inpatient settings. There is a significant emphasis on academic career development within the division with a strong record of development in medical education scholarship and collaborative research.
The Division of General Internal Medicine is comprised of 40 faculty members and advanced practitioners who together provide comprehensive adult care at over 50,000 ambulatory visits and 10,000 hospital encounters annually. The Division manages three, modern and highly resourced outpatient practices located in Gainesville, Florida. Each practice is linked to the same electronic health record system as our hospitals and a highly regarded ambulatory care scribe program is offered for all faculty. The Division is known for an innovative faculty development program which prioritizes faculty retention, well-being and advancement in academic medicine. We pride ourselves on being family oriented and leadership in promotion institutional faculty wellness initiatives.
The Department of Medicine is a national leader in multiple subspecialty areas. UF Health is one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and includes UF Health Shands, a 1000-bed quaternary referral hospital which ranks among the top 50-hospitals in the US News & World Report Survey in 7 adult specialties. The University of Florida Health Science Center has a unique constellation of six health colleges and nine-centers and institutes all located on a single campus. The University of Florida is a Top 10 public research university and includes substantial resources to support teaching, research, and collaboration. The University of Florida Health Science Center features one of only 2 Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) hubs in the state of Florida. The CTSI features a Training and Research Academy for Clinical and Translational Science for early career faculty seeking to develop research skills and pursue careers as clinical investigators.
The Gainesville, Florida region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked public middle and high schools, and superb weather with multiple year-round recreational opportunities including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and cave diving. Pristine wilderness areas, coastal communities, famous theme parks, and other attractions are within a short driving distance. Gainesville Regional Airport provides non-stop service to three major international air travel hubs.
Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork and a desire to train tomorrow’s doctors. Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible and eligible for a Florida Medical License. Annual salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience and education.
Applicants should have a record of distinguished accomplishments and proficiency in clinical duties, administration, and clinical investigation to include mentoring new physicians, fostering a progressive and dynamic work environment, and promoting teaching and research.
Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible and eligible for a Florida Medical License.
The Department of Medicine is a nationally renowned clinical and research team with more than 300 faculty in 11 Divisions: Cardiovascular Medicine; Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism; Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition; General Internal Medicine; Hematology &Oncology; Hospital Medicine; Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine; Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplantation; Palliative Care; Pulmonary,Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine; and Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology. The Division of Hospital Medicine also hosts the Palliative Care Program. The Department houses multiple major research centers,including the Clinical and Translational Research Institute, the Center for Inflammation and Mucosal Immunology, the UF Health Integrative Medicine Program, the Cell Therapy Research Network, and The Institute of Therapeutic Innovation. The Department also plays major leadership roles in the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF Diabetes Institute.
The Department supports 117 Internal Medicine Residents and 90 fellows in 16 distinct fellowship programs, spanning each Division. The Department has 12 external clinic sites, and runs all Internal Medicine clinical services at both t...he UF Health Shands Teaching Hospital (900beds) and the adjacent Malcolm Randall VA Hospital (350 beds). Medicine Services in Shands hospital include: MICU, Intermediate Medical Care Unit, Hospital Medicine, General Medicine teaching services,Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Malignant Hematology & BMT, Oncology,Medical Observation Unit, the Endoscopy Center, the Bronchoscopy Center,Medical Cardiology, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and the CardiacIntensive Care Unit. Departmental faculty also serve as Medical Directors for Liver, Kidney, and Pancreatic transplantation. The Department admits 20,000 patients a year to Shands, and sees 160,000out-patients annually. UF Health is building a new state-of-the-art Cardiovascular Tower at Shands Teaching Hospital, with over planned 100beds dedicated to treating complex heart diseases. This new tower is scheduled to open Winter, 2018.
Departmental faculty hold over $24 M in annual NIH funding (direct costs), ranking 40th in the Blue Ridge Institute’s survey of all internal medicine departments in FY14. There are 11 faculty that serve on NIH or VA study sections, and another 105 that serve on a national medical society committee. There are 95 Departmental faculty that serve on editorial boards of journals, and 90 faculty with peer-reviewed extra-mural funding. Departmental faculty published 698 papers and 63 book chapters in FY14.