Vice Chair for Quality, Safety, and System Integration Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Standing Faculty

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • May 05, 2024
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

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Vice Chair for Quality, Safety, and System Integration Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Standing Faculty


Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: May 02, 2024
Deadline: May 02, 2026 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track. Expertise in the specific area of quality improvement, safety, health equity, and process improvement is valued. Candidates should have a complimentary research portfolio in clinical or health services/outcomes research related to women's health. Successful candidates will be expected to have a record of independent or collaborative extramural funding, high-impact publications, and a strong national/international reputation. Applicants must have an M.D. degree. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

Teaching responsibilities may include an active role in the training of medical students, residents and fellows including participation in the formal curriculum.

Clinical responsibilities may include inpatient and/or ambulatory care in obstetrics and gynecology or a subspecialty of Ob/Gyn depending on the candidate's expertise and interests.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include clinical, or health services/outcomes research related to women's health. Candidates will work closely with an outstanding well-funded Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. While both tenure and clinician-educator track faculty conduct methodological and collaborative research, tenure track faculty focus primarily on independent, investigator driven research while clinician-educator track faculty focus primarily on collaboration.

The responsibilities of the Vice Chair of Quality, Safety, and System Integration will include:
oversee efforts to improve the culture of safety and continuous quality improvement
work with the Women's Health Clinical Effectiveness Teams, Ob and Gyn QI committee chairs, and the OB Patient Safety Committee, faculty and residents to develop and implement quality and safety initiatives, and to develop clinical guidelines and pathways to improve the quality and delivery of care
work with the Women's Health Integration Council to ensure consistent quality measure tracking and clinical guideline implementation across the health system
assist the chairs at HUP and PAH with the development and implementation of risk reduction initiatives (RRI)
serve on the departmental claims review committee and senior departmental committees
CPUP risk reduction committee/ Vice Chair of Quality and Safety CPUP committee
serve on the departmental claims review committee and senior departmental committees
OPPE/FPPE coordination with appropriate division chiefs
co-chair Ambulatory Quality Council

The University of Pennsylvania is a highly collegial academic community, and faculty members are encouraged to engage in collaborative and interdisciplinary studies. Applicants in midcareer are encouraged to apply. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).





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