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Director, Generalist Obstetrics & Gynecology Division

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 2nd, 2020

Last review date: Saturday, Jan 2, 2021 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: Thursday, Sep 2, 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.

Position description

University of California, San Francisco
Director, Generalist Obstetrics & Gynecology Division
Open Series/ Department Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

POSITION RANK/SERIES Professor, Associate professor DIVISION/DEPARTMENT Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gynecologic Subspecialties/Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco

Chief of the Generalist OB/GYN Division

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California San Francisco is seeking a board certified ObGyn Generalist at the level of Professor or Associate Professor to lead the Generalist Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gynecologic Subspecialties (OGGS) Division. The Division is comprised of generalists, research faculty and family planning. It is highly involved in resident and medical student education in the Department, School of Medicine and UCSF Health System.

Members of the Division provide comprehensive obstetrical and gynecologic care to women working with allied health professionals across five ambulatory practice sites. Specialty care includes uterine fibroids, sexual health, pelvic pain, vulvar abnormalities, family planning, preconception counseling and cervical dysplasia. Inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures are performed at the UCSF/Mission Bay, UCSF/Parnassus, UCSF/Mount Zion, and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital campuses. The OGGS Division is the home for our academic hospitalist and fellowship program which strives to be a national leader in maternal safety and the experience of care by providing evidence-based, socially-conscious inpatient obstetric and gynecologic services.

The Division's Research interests are in uterine fibroids, incontinence, family planning, diabetes and other women’s health issues. This past year the Division launched the first General Obstetrics & Gynecology Research Fellowship in the country. This two year fellowship is designed to train and prepare general obstetrician gynecologists to pursue a clinical research career in an academic department.
Clinical investigation includes a broad range of content and methods with human subjects such as patient-oriented, translational, epidemiologic, behavioral, outcomes, implementation or health services research.

Candidates must be board certified in Ob/Gyn at the Associate Professor/Professor level and possess a valid California Medical license at the time of hire. Five years of leadership experience either at the division level or major program area is required as well as a minimum of ten years academic medical center experience.

Candidates CV and/or cover letter must list qualifications (or if pending) upon submssion.

It is preferred that candidates have demonstrated capability, leadership and experience in providing evidence-based and patient-centered ob-gyn care and in collaborating and coordinating care in clinical teams that enhance the patient experience with a commitment to excellence in clinical care, patient safety, patient satisfaction, education and research.

The search also includes a recommendation to hold a five-year term as the Grace Marie Waldrop, MD Endowed Chair in Obstetrics & Gynecology to the Dean of the School of Medicine. This is an administrative chair for the OGGS Division Chief.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: CV, contact information for 3 references, Brief Description of leadership, clinical practice, education, research, teaching, and statement of contributions to diversity)

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.

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Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Brief description of leadership, clinical practice, and education,

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco, CA