The Department of Medicine within the Henry Ford Medical Group (HFMG) is seeking a clinical physician leader to serve as Division Head for the Division of Hospital Medicine. Located in southeast Michigan, the Henry Ford Medical Group is part of the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), one of the nation’s largest integrated healthcare systems, with a very robust clinical, academic, and research focus.
The Division of Hospital Medicine is comprised of 50 faculty physicians who cover over 220 beds in three hospitals, including an academic teaching service at Henry Ford Hospital, with more than 65,000 patient encounters annually. In collaboration with other System leaders, the Division Head is responsible for:
Providing strong divisional leadership
Developing and coordinating long-range plans for the Division
Maintaining the highest standards of medical care and commitment to medical education in a leading Internal Medicine residency program
Ensuring a highly-functioning, financially sound, integrated system-wide Division
Maintaining a clinical identity, while devoting his/her abilities to the proper management, function and efficiency of the Division
Staff development, as well as recruitment of and retaining high-level staff
Acts as a liaison to other local hospitals and physicians by maintaining relationships that are helpful and collaborative
Encouraging all physicians of the importance of community outreach and exemplary communication with referring physicians
Able to establish ambitious goals and lead all involved in a comprehensive program to achieve those goals
The successful candidate is expected to have a medical degree (MD/DO) with board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine preferred). He/she must be qualified to be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Michigan and should have scholarly credentials appropriate to be proposed for a faculty appointment at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 180272
About Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Health System is committed to improving the health and well-being of our diverse Michigan community.
Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford and now one of the nation's leading health care providers, Henry Ford Health System is a not-for-profit corporation managed by Chief Executive Officer Wright L. Lassiter, III and governed by a 21-member Board of Trustees, with volunteer-led advisory and affiliate boards providing additional leadership.
It is comprised of hospitals, medical centers and one of the nation's largest group practices, the Henry Ford Medical Group, which includes more than 1,200 physicians practicing in over 40 specialties. The System's flagship, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is a Level 1 Trauma Center recognized for clinical excellence in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants and cancer treatment.
With more than 23,000 employees, Henry Ford Health System is the fifth-largest employer in metro Detroit, and among the most diverse. Generating more than $1.7 billion of annual economic stimulus, it proudly acts as one of Michigan's anchor institutions.