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Faculty – Internal Medicine – Pediatrics (Med-Peds)

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

 

Overview:

The combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics program at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks a full-time, board-certified or board eligible Medicine-Pediatrics faculty to expand and enhance clinical services, research, and medical student and resident training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. The program is well-integrated within the departments of Internal Medicine, and Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, each with separate categorical residency training programs. The faculty body of both departments is comprised of diverse academic employed and community faculty. The Med-Peds residency program has 16 residents and pediatric residency program has 30 residents, fully accredited with all subspecialty care and tertiary care capabilities.

Responsibilities:

All Medicine-Pediatrics faculty participate in the education of medical students and residents, ongoing scholarly activities, and clinical services in the Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Med-Peds clinics, which are supported by full-time medical social workers, dieticians, and dedicated nursing staff.

Additional responsibilities:  

  • Participating in the systems of quality improvement, utilization review, and outcomes       management. 
  • Participating in inpatient and outpatient clinical services as assigned by the department chairs.
  • Working closely with the department chairs for:
    • Recruitment, selection, supervision, education, and evaluation of resident physicians.
    • Strategic planning.
    • Regular participation in department and medical school meetings.
    • Providing high-quality instruction for medical education of students and residents as determined by the department chair.
    • Other duties as assigned by the department chair.  

 

Qualifications:

Candidates must have an MD/DO degree, a strong interest for medical student and resident education and scholarly activities and have passion for patient centered clinical care. Leadership and organizational skills are desirable. The candidate must be board-certified or board-eligible by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics (or the American Osteopathic Board) and be eligible for full licensure to practice in Michigan.

Postgraduate and undergraduate medical education is an integral part of the job, and academic effort proportion will be determined based on individual interest, expertise and need.

WMed offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed)

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is an exciting environment to pursue and academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo’s two teaching health systems, Ascension Borgess and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. Building upon the $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed received a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school in June 2021. WMed contributed to the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties in 2020.

WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. WMed offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support its mission to educate and inspire lifelong learners, WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

WMed Health is the clinical practice of the medical school with more than 300 providers offering comprehensive primary care and specialty services in several locations throughout Kalamazoo, Portage, and Battle Creek. The Department of Pathology faculty serve as the Office of the Medical Examiner for counties throughout Michigan and northern Indiana.

The W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo serves as the primary educational facility with faculty and administrative offices, student study and social spaces, team-based learning halls, a state-of-the-art Simulation Center accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, basic science research labs, as well as toxicology and forensic pathology labs.

WMed is building upon Kalamazoo’s century-long foundation of drug discovery and medical device development with a strategic investment in clinical, laboratory, community, and educational research. The Center for Immunobiology, Center for Clinical Research, WMed ForenTox, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Human Research Protection Program contribute to the medical school’s advancement of knowledge through innovation and discovery. 

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace. 

EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

Qualified applicants should apply online at www.med.wmich.edu (click on employment) or directly at https://careers-wmich.icims.com/jobs/1888/faculty—internal-medicine-pediatrics-%28med-peds%29/job?in_iframe=1 Questions can be directed to the chair of Internal Medicine, Dr. Santhosh Koshy [email protected]

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