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UCSF Fresno Chief/Vice Chair of Psychiatry

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The University of California San Francisco Fresno campus and Central California Faculty Medical Group are recruiting a Chief and Vice-Chair of Psychiatry. The successful candidate must have experience as a teaching faculty member, have leadership experiences, understand ACGME expectations for training in Psychiatry, have some background in clinical research, hold current board certification in psychiatry and hold or be eligible to hold a medical license in California. This position will lead an existing Department of Psychiatry on the Fresno campus with a Residency in Psychiatry. The position will offer the opportunity to build a collaborative community behavioral health program with the County of Fresno and work with Community Regional Medical Center to expand hospital-based Psychiatric services. In addition to Residency training, the Psychiatry department has an active medical student training experience with students from both UCSF and UC Davis who rotate through Fresno. The successful candidate will hold the position of Vice Chair of Psychiatry in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. Psychiatry is one of eight Residency programs in the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program. UCSF Fresno MEP has over 320 graduate trainees including trainees in 17 fellowships.

Fresno offers a high standard of living combined with a low cost of living. The result is a quality of life uniquely Californian, yet surprisingly affordable. Limitless recreational opportunities and spectacular scenery are all accessible in a community with abundant affordable housing. While there is much to see and do in Fresno, the city is ideally located for fast, convenient getaways to the majestic Sierras, as well as the scenic Central Coast, and Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks.

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UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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.

Job location

Fresno, 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 (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)