• Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • $216,800.00 -216,800.00/year*
  • Hershey , PA
  • Healthcare - Physician
  • Full-Time
  • 500 Homestead Ln


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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Harrisburg

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied

Recruiter: Please contact Greg Emerick at ...@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center/Penn State College of Medicine is the oldest academic Family Medicine Department in the country. We are located in Hershey, PA and play an essential role in all of the missions of an academic health center. There are over 100 faculty spread across three geographic locations of Hershey, State College, and Reading.

The Department of Family and Community Medicine (FCM) at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a Vice Chair for Faculty Development who will serve all FCM faculty members. This Vice Chair position includes moving expenses, a start-up package, and signing bonus. This is a tenure track faculty position.

The Vice Chair for Faculty Development plays a key role in enhancing faculty members' professional and career goals by identifying programs, recognitions, and mentorship opportunities, as well as providing a supporting role in the promotion and tenure process. Responsibilities include:

* Oversight of Family & Community Medicine faculty development, including activities and initiatives
* Review and advancement of each component of faculty development (promotion and tenure, annual review, awards and recognition, Junior Faculty Development Program, grants and research activities, etc.)
* Advocate for faculty development and advancement within our Health System and College of Medicine
* Assist the Associate Vice Chair for Faculty Vitality in supporting faculty with challenges in maintaining a work-life balance
* Advise and report to Department Chair regarding faculty progress and concerns

Candidates must have MD, DO, PhD, EdD, or equivalent, with American Board Certification. Applicants must have at least 5 years' at the rank of Associate Professor, or reached the rank of Professor, with a demonstrated record of faculty development and mentorship. The Department has extensive resources to assist the Vice Chair for Faculty Development, including senior research faculty available for mentoring, dedicated research support staff, IT support, and marketing assistance. The candidate will collaborate with the Department Chair, FCM Vice Chairs, the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, and the Associate Dean of Faculty and Professional Development. There are many opportunities to collaborate with leaders within the Department and across the institution.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Mack Ruffin, MD, Department Chair for Family and Community Medicine at ...@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or by phone at 717-###-####.

About Penn State Health:

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,000 people systemwide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 100 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $90 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-###-#### between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday - Friday, email ...@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non bargained

Associated topics: family, family medicine physician, family practice physician, general practice, hospitalist, nocturnist, outpatient, physician md, practice, urgent care

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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