The site navigation utilizes arrow, enter, escape, and space bar key commands. Left and right arrows move across top level links and expand / close menus in sub levels. Up and Down arrows will open main level menus and toggle through sub tier links. Enter and space open menus and escape closes them as well. Tab will move on to the next part of the site rather than go through menu items.
The Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery is seeking an outstanding leader for the position of Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
The Department is committed to creating a nurturing climate that is welcoming and supportive for faculty and trainees at all levels. We believe that diversity strengthens our education, research, and clinical efforts. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to lead efforts for outreach, mentorship, research, and development of DEI activities across the Department’s clinical, research and education enterprises. The inaugural Vice Chair for DEI will be charged with elevating a strategic vision for expansion of DEI activities. The selected candidate will work in coordination with Vice Chairs, Division Chiefs, and Program Directors from the Department of Surgery to actively promote a comprehensive approach to recruitment, retention, and support of highly qualified, diverse, and talented faculty, staff, residents, and fellows.
Yale’s Department of Surgery is a premier center for adult and pediatric surgical treatment, providing comprehensive care for a full range of conditions and diseases. The Department includes over 100 surgical faculty across 11 Divisions, and supports 8 residency and fellowship training programs.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION INCLUDE:
Demonstrated experience with and commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within an academic medical center.
Evidence of strong history of bridge building, mentorship, sponsorship, and understanding of the unique needs of historically underrepresented and/or marginalized groups.
The ideal candidate will have an MD, a PhD, or an MD/PhD, and demonstrate evidence of prior academic investigation related to DEI, or other funded research.
The Yale School of Medicine is one of the world’s leading centers for biomedical research, advanced clinical care and medical education. It ranks seventh among medical schools receiving funds from the NIH. More than 1,800 Yale Medicine physicians provide care to patients from across the region and around the world. The Yale system of medical education, with its emphasis on critical thinking and independent student research, has produced leaders in every field of academic medicine. Located alongside the Long Island Sound in a beautiful Connecticut town, New Haven offers a remarkable quality of life for its residents, along with convenient access to New York City, Boston, and Providence.
For immediate consideration, please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response.
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.