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Division Chief - Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Company: University of Missouri School of Medicine
Location: Columbia
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

The University of Missouri School of Medicine Department of Medicine Division Chief of Gastroenterology & Hepatology All Tracks Available The University of Missouri-Columbia, Department of Medicine is seeking a Division Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The incoming Division Chief will lead Division contributions to the tripartite academic mission of research, education and clinical service. Leadership opportunities include building and strengthening a large division with specialized services, through clinical and academic programs. Active clinical programs include general GI, advanced therapeutic endoscopy, clinical hepatology, inflammatory bowel diseases and nutritional sciences. NIH- and VA-funded research in the Division centers on metabolic-associated fatty liver and mitochondrial dysfunction, and GI cancers, with a vibrant research environment and collaborations across the University of Missouri. The division hosts three fellowship programs, with twelve fellows. MU Health Care offers more than 50 primary and specialty clinics and a comprehensive system of six hospitals. Columbia is rated by Forbes as 5th best small place for business and careers in America and is consistently rated a top place to live by Money magazine. Columbia also offers a low cost of living and excellent schools. This is a comprehensive department, offering a full complement of fellowship programs. Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of demonstrated physician leadership
  • MD/DO, Board-certified in Gastroenterology.
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited GI fellowship. Overview of the Educational Program The ACGME-accredited gastroenterology fellowship program has a long history of graduating outstanding gastroenterologists. Graduates of our training program are in private practice and academic programs throughout the country. Our program, which is accredited by the ACGME, is designed to provide opportunities for fellows to develop clinical competence in the broad field of gastroenterology, including hepatology, endoscopy, clinical nutrition, and GI oncology. In keeping with ACGME requirements, a minimum of 18 months of clinical experience is required, including the equivalent of 5 months of hepatology. The other 18 months of training are dedicated to elective fields of clinical training and to research intended to enhance competency. Employees of the University of Missouri and University of Missouri Healthcare are eligible for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program. Our Community Columbia is rated by Forbes magazine as the fifth best small city for business and careers in America and is consistently rated a top place to live by Money Magazine, boasting a low cost of living, a vibrant community, and nationally renowned public schools. Columbia is an ideal college town that combines small-town comforts, and community spirit, with big-city culture, activities, and resources. Our community is energetic and engaged, packed with restaurants and entertainment venues, and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals. Benefit Eligibility This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at U.M. System Total Rewards Benefits Our Values Commitment We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate. In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement. Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at . EEO IS THE LAW To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), please use the following links: EEO is the Law English Version
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Keywords: University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia , Division Chief - Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Healthcare , Columbia, South Carolina

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