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UCSF Fresno Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Director

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 28th, 2017
Last review date: May 28th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 28th, 2018
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 UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program and Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) are seeking a Program Director for our Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship. The program director, together with the Division Chief, will be responsible for the administration and oversight of the training program. Our fellowship is affiliated with an inpatient consult service at a thriving regional hospital. Outpatient clinic facilities are located on the hospital and university campus. The fellowship is sponsored through the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Successful candidates must be board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and experience as an academic faculty is preferred. Applicants must have a California medical license or be eligible to obtain a California license. Previous leadership experience in a graduate medical education program is preferred. Must have the basic qualifications at the time of hire. This position provides opportunities for teaching, clinical research and community practice in Hospice and Palliative Care medicine. Experience in palliative inpatient and outpatient care settings is preferred. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

The program is based in Fresno, California, where residents enjoy 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 Sierra (just 45 minutes away) as well as the scenic Central Coast, just two and one-half hours away. Fresno is the only major city in the country with close proximity to three national parks, including renowned Yosemite National Park.


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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.

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Fresno, CA



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