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Clinician Educator and Associate Director for Acute Care Services

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 9th, 2019

Last review date: Thursday, Jan 9, 2020 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: Wednesday, Jun 9, 2021 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.



The Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco seeks an outstanding Clinician-Educator physician for Associate Director of Acute Care Services. The Associate Director will provide adult acute care internal medicine, supervise the clinical care of Nurse Practitioners and trainees, contribute to the development and auditing of quality standards, implement technological innovation in the delivery of acute care, and actively participate in our adoption of the UCSF Lean healthcare system. Experience with minor procedures and splinting is an asset but not required. DGIM Acute Care Services operates two acute care clinics with an annual volume of 15,000 to 17,000 visits. Candidates must have demonstrated skill in ambulatory internal medicine and the provision of comprehensive care to diverse populations and demonstrated participation in scholarly activities related to education of medical students or residents, collaborative clinical research studies, or other academic activities. Candidates must be American Board of Internal Medicine certified or eligible and possess (or in process of obtaining) both valid California medical license and valid DEA. Applicant must have all requirements met by start date. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.

Candidates will be full time faculty in the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine and will have the opportunity to be engaged in scholarly activities related to education of medical students and/or residents, quality improvement initiatives and other academic activities. DGIM was founded in 1980 and has grown to include almost 80 faculty members, 64 internal medicine residents (including 30 primary care residents), 56 campus and 73 practice staff. Our general medicine practice serves a diverse population of about 25,000 patients and we are proud of the quality care we deliver to patients with complex chronic illness and the high marks we receive in patient satisfaction scores. DGIM faculty researchers focus on a broad spectrum of disease and population-based research including patient-doctor communication, tobacco control, geriatric care, informatics, genetic epidemiology, cancer prevention, health disparities, cardiovascular disease risk, diabetes and medical decision-making. DGIM teaches outpatient general internal medicine to residents and students through continuity and urgent care experiences. The culture of DGIM is based on humanism, integrity in science and patient care, commitment to social justice, value added in diversity and collective responsibilities and rewards.

UCSF Medical Center has been named among the nation’s premier medical institutions for the 17th consecutive year, ranking as the seventh best hospital in the country and the top-ranked hospital in California.

Please apply online at: and submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references. If you have questions about the position, you may email the Director of the Screening and Acute Care Clinic, Dr. Paul Nadler (

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

Job location

San Francisco


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