Chair of Medicine - MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Washington, DC

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Position Summary:

Chair of the Department of Medicine, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

MedStar Washington Hospital Center, a not-for-profit, 912-bed, level 1 trauma, academic teaching hospital is a respected top facility in the Washington region in the areas of cardiology and heart surgery, cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, orthopaedics, pulmonology, and urology.

We are looking for a dynamic physician to lead the Department of Medicine. The Chair is responsible for all clinical, educational, research, quality, and administrative activities of the department and is the face of the department within the hospital, MedStar, and the community. The Chair should embody the MedStar Health values of service, patient first, integrity, respect, innovation, and teamwork.

In this role, the Chair will oversee the sections of pulmonary/critical care medicine, hematology/oncology, hospitalist medicine, general internal medicine/primary care, endocrinology, rheumatology, gastroenterology, and infectious disease. In addition, the Chair oversees educational programs with medical students, residents, and fellows in the department.

Interested and qualified candidates, please submit CV and cover letter to Arthur West, MD, Chair of MWHC Internal Medicine Department Chair Search Committee at [email protected]

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 15 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

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Washington Metropolitan Area

The Washington, D.C., metro area is a fascinating and incredibly diverse place to live and work, with a population comprising many backgrounds, cultures and economic levels. It is home to outstanding museums and national treasures, good schools, prestigious colleges and universities, and many pro sports teams, as well as exceptional restaurants and nightlife. There are many types of public transportation and an excellent selection of living options—from urban condos and apartments to suburban townhouses and single-family homes in close-knit communities and quiet rural locations. Getaway destinations are within a short drive, including beautiful beaches, mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, as well as cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York. MedStar hospitals serving Washington, D.C., are MedStar Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.