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. Based in Seattle, the appointment will be on the clinician teacher track at the non-tenured assistant professor or associate professor level dependent on experience.
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.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. We are interested in candidates who are committed to developing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environment.
Applicants are required to have an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent with current certification by the American Board of Family Medicine.
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. 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.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and skills.
About University of Washington, Department of Family Medicine
The University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) was founded in 1946. In the early 1970s it formed a unique partnership with the states of Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho, adding Wyoming in 1996, to provide innovative and cost-effective medical education to this region known as WWAMI.
UWSOM is consistently recognized as nation's top school for training physicians. In 2017, U.S. New...s & World Report ranked UWSOM as No. 1 for primary care education – a recognition the School has earned for 23 of the past 24 years. Additionally, UWSOM ranks No. 1 for both family medicine and rural-medicine training, as it has for the past 26 consecutive years. Based on the U.S. News accounting of National Institutes of Health funding, the School continues to be the leading public institution, second to Harvard University, a private institution, in the amount of federal funding.
Family Medicine was established as a department in 1971.