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Chief of General Internal Medicine Section, San Francisco VA Health Care System

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 10th, 2018
Last review date: Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Apr 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Chief of General Internal Medicine Section, San Francisco VA Health Care System

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) are seeking applications for the position of Chief of the SFVAHCS General Internal Medicine Division. The SFVAHCS program is one of three Divisions of General Internal Medicine within the UCSF Department of Medicine, which include the UCSF Medical Center and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. In addition to serving a major leadership role within the SFVAHCS, the Division Chief works collaboratively to support research and education across all sites. Support for the VA General Internal Medicine Section Chief position will include substantial resources to continue and grow a robust research program. This individual will be appointed in the UCSF In Residence or Clinical X Professor series and report directly to the Chief, Medical Service, SFVAHCS. Qualified applicants will have an MD, current medical license, and be board-certified in Internal Medicine. The ideal candidate will be suitable for UCSF academic appointment at the level of associate or full professor, as evidenced by a strong track record of extramural funding, publication, teaching, and clinical excellence. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated leadership skills and success in mentorship.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Applicants must also be eligible for appointment at the VA. The VA’s basic qualification standards may be found

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Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)