UNC School of Medicine Family Medicine Chair Search

The UNC School of Medicine seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Family Medicine.

The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Family Medicine.

The UNC Department of Family Medicine is comprised of 75 faculty with diverse backgrounds and interests who sustain and drive the quadruple aim of excellence in clinical care, research, education, and faculty wellness. The Department is known for leadership development with many faculty in major leadership positions in the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care. The Department develops leaders both locally and nationally through its well-established faculty development fellowship. The residency program has expanded to 14 trainees per year, eight on the traditional track in Chapel Hill and three on each of two training tracks serving underserved populations in two rural locations. The research program has grown to 12.7M in annual support. The faculty are involved in all aspects of medical education at every stage of education and training. The selected chair will provide leadership and direction for clinical care that includes an inpatient service, observation unit, and maternal and child health service at the main academic hospital, as well as outpatient care in a highly functional family medicine center which had 67,000 outpatient visits this year. The Department opens a new clinic in Durham in summer 2019. The department also staffs and leads a rural community hospital in nearby Chatham County which has a new residency training track, a hospitalist service, an emergency room, and will open a birthing unit in 2020. The department has an important statewide role due to its nine Family Medicine residencies across the state. The Chair is responsible for the overall management, budget, personnel, resource allocation, academic planning, research program, and policy implementation for the department. The Chair provides leadership and direction in the research, education, clinical, and professional missions of the department in conjunction with the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides a highly collaborative and interactive environment, and department faculty have multiple collaborations across the University as well as inter-institutional collaborations.

Minimum qualifications include a M.D. / D.O. or equivalent degree, a distinguished record of clinical excellence in Family Medicine, a demonstrated commitment to education, and a history of research productivity or collaboration. The ideal candidate will also have a record of superior skills in administrative leadership and program development, as well as a clear commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. Applicant must be eligible for a North Carolina medical license.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the search has been successfully concluded.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter describing your interest, current curriculum vitae, and a research/leadership statement via the following http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/163730.

Candidates considered for an interview will be asked to provide the names and contact information for four references.

Women and individuals identifying as underrepresented are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates requesting additional information about this search can do so by contacting the search committee at:

Stephanie Davis, MD
Chair of Family Medicine Search
UNC School of Medicine – Deans Office
Campus Box 7000
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7000
Attn: Crystal Walker

Learn more about the search committee here.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.