UCSF FRESNO HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP DIRECTOR
The UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program and Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) are seeking a Program Director for our Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship. The program director, together with the Division Chief, will be responsible for the administration and oversight of the training program. Our fellowship is affiliated with an inpatient consult service at a thriving regional hospital. Outpatient clinic facilities are located on the hospital and university campus. The fellowship is sponsored through the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Either a family physician or internist is eligible for the position. Successful candidates must be board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and have at least five years’ experience as faculty at an academic institution. Applicants must have a California medical license or be eligible to obtain a California license. Previous leadership experience in a graduate medical education program is preferred. Must have the basic qualifications at the time of hire. This position provides opportunities for teaching, clinical research and community practice in Hospice and Palliative Care medicine. Experience in palliative inpatient and outpatient care settings is preferred. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
The program is based in Fresno, California, where residents enjoy a high standard of living combined with a low cost of living. The result is a quality of life uniquely Californian yet surprisingly affordable. Limitless recreational opportunities and spectacular scenery are all accessible in a community with abundant affordable housing. While there is much to see and do in Fresno, the city is ideally located for fast, convenient getaways to the majestic Sierra (just 45 minutes away) as well as the scenic Central Coast, just two and on-half hours away. Fresno is the only major city in the country with close proximity to three national parks, including renowned Yosemite National Park.
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