The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) seeks a 90% 100% FTE family physician with a passion for medical student education teaching and excellence in patient care. Appointment will be on the clinician teacher track at the assistant professor or associate professor level dependent on experience. This is a non-tenured position academic appointment consistent with all other residency and medical student education faculty.
This position will provide 60% time with medical student education (MSE) in leadership positions in the 1) Underserved Pathway (35%). The Pathway provides students with mentoring, a foundation of knowledge, and a variety of real-world experiences and with 2) Rural Programs (25%). The rural office develops and maintains educational programs that focus on strong relationships with physicians and institutions throughout the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI). Up to 40% time will be in clinical patient care as well as teaching residents and students at Harborview Medical Center whose patients include urban underserved and culturally and ethnically diverse populations. This clinician is expected to participate in the full-spectrum of clinical family medicine practice including inpatient attending. Obstetrical care is highly desired. Other duties may be assigned by the MSE director or Chair. Teaching and training experience in medical education is strongly preferred as is recent direct practice-based patient care experience. Applicants are required to have an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent with current certification by the American Board of Family Medicine.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduate of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
We are interested in candidates who are committed to developing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environment.
Applicants, including a letter of interest and CV should be directed to Paul A. James, MD, Professor and Chair, University of Washington Department of Family Medicine, UW Box 356390, Seattle, Washington 98195, 206-543-3101, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.