The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure or non-tenure track faculty position in the University of Florida Health Aortic Disease Center located in Gainesville, Florida. Rank and tenure will be determined based on education and experience. The successful candidate will have experience in the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of patients with genetic conditions and a proven record of excellent clinical care in a patient-and family-centered environment. This position will help provide inpatient consultations for patients admitted to the UF Health Aortic Disease Center, and outpatient continuing care in our multispecialty clinic in conjunction with genetic counselors. Basic science research will be encouraged and previous basic science research experience is preferable.
This position will report to the Director of the UF Health Aortic Disease Center at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Following is a general description of duties and responsibilities:
Provide genetic clinical care to patients in both an inpatient and outpatient setting in conjunction with genetic counselors.
Evaluate, diagnose and manage patients with genetic conditions.
Teaching and direction of residents, fellows and medical students as assigned.
Participation on committees to represent the Department of Surgery, the Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and the UF Health Aortic Disease Center as required.
Attendance at department faculty meetings and divisional conferences as required.
Applicants must possess a MD degree, be BE/BC in genetic medicine, and be eligible for Florida medical licensure.
Internal Number: 38535
About University of Florida Health Aortic Disease Center
Our mission at the University of Florida Health Aortic Disease Center is to deliver high-quality, patient-centered aortic care resulting in outstanding patient outcomes. We provide each and every patient a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to care. Using the latest technologies and innovative therapies, we are able to diagnose and treat even the most complex aortic diseases.
University of Florida Health Shands Hospital has been recognized among the nation’s best hospitals in six adult medical specialties in the 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report ranking of U.S. hospitals. Overall, UF Health Shands Hospital was recognized as one of the best hospitals in Florida. In addition to being ranked among the nation’s top 50 hospitals in six specialties, UF Health Shands Hospital also was listed as “high performing” in nine specialties, including gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, orthopedics, heart failure, hip & knee replacements, abdominal aortic aneurysmal repair, and lung cancer surgery.
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