Chair, Department of Family, Internal and Rural Medicine
The College of Community Health Sciences (CCHS) at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa seeks an experienced family medicine physician to serve as Chair of the Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine (FIRM). Associate or Full Professor, non tenure earning clinical track candidates will be considered. Responsibilities include a senior leadership role in the College and an adjunct appointment with the University of Alabama School of Medicine. As chair of FIRM, the successful candidate will report directly to the Dean of CCHS and have ultimate oversight of a fully accredited residency program in Family Medicine (The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency), Family Medicine fellowship programs, a Family Medicine Clerkship, rural pipeline programs, supporting ambulatory and hospitalist patient care programs, and activities in collaboration with the division faculty leadership. Additional responsibilities include fiscal management of FIRM, faculty recruitment, retention and development, and providing appropriate resources to support and advance the department’s education and research initiatives.
FIRM includes 43 Family Medicine and Internal Medicine physician faculty and a core interdisciplinary faculty of 50 others in the specialties of OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Psychology, Surgery, Neurology, Social Work, Education, Library Science, Clinical Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, and Population Health – all dedicated to family medicine residency and fellowship education, the general professional education of medical students in our newly accredited Primary Care Track that features a third-year longitudinal curriculum, and the research and scholarship of primary care and community-based population health.
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