As the Section Chief of Primary Care in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, this position is responsible for driving the program’s growth across all missions of the organization. This leader will play a key role in the development, organization, and success of the program and provide oversight for the daily operations of this dynamic and growing section.
The Section Chief must be an excellent clinician who possesses strong leadership and organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a highly matrixed environment and large geographically distributed academic health system. The Section Chief will be responsible for the leadership of multiple unique Primary Care Programs at Froedtert Hospital including the Enhanced Care Program, Hospitalist Discharge Program, Executive Health Program, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Program, as well as the General Internal Medicine Faculty Practice Clinic and the Internal Medicine Residents’ Clinic.
The Section Chief will be an MD or MD/PhD with prior leadership experience in an academic medical center internal medicine program and an established career in clinical operations and will be a clinician of the highest level of accomplishment. He/she should have prior leadership experience in an ambulatory care and academic medicine program. In addition, this individual must be able to work in a highly collaborative and matrixed environment, possess strong leadership, organizational skills and demonstrated strategic and implementation skills. He/she must have demonstrated ability to work effectively in a large, complex health system.
The Section Chief would be defined as faculty member in the General Internal Medicine Division of the Department of Medicine, must be ABIM certified in Internal Medicine and be eligible for faculty appointment at MCW. Faculty rank would be determined based on experience and accomplishments. The System Chief of Hospital Medicine will lead the Hospitalist Program across Froedtert Health’s multiple hospital entities, will serve as the Senior Medical Director for Froedtert Hospital’s Inpatient Platform, and will lead the Section of Hospital Medicine within the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW).
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a private, academic institution dedicated to leadership and excellence. In 2017, MCW had approximately 850 students in Medical School, nearly 400 graduate students and 160 postdoctoral fellows in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. There are more than 670 physicians in residency training and 180 physicians in fellowship training. MCW is the largest research institution in eastern Wisconsin with $154 million in grant awards for research, teaching, training and related purposes in FY2013-2014, of which $138 million was for researching, including funding from the National Institute of Health and other sponsors. Through its clinical operations, MCW providers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and psychologists care for more than 500,000 patients in 2015 representing more than 2.2 million patient visits.
The Department of Medicine is comprised of 10 divisions, and is led by Chairman, Dr. Roy L. Silverstein. The Department has a large clinical presence on the campus of the academic medical center and the Zablocki VA Medical Center, along with a significant number of regional affiliations and practice locations outside of the metro Milwaukee area. There are approximately 360 faculty, 130 advanced practice providers and 200 residents and fellows. The Department’s annual budget is in excess of $180 million with a research budget of approximately $38 million.
Froedtert Hospital Froedtert Hospital is the primary adult hospital affiliate of MCW and is staffed by MCP physicians providing care in all medical specialties and subspecialties. Froedtert and MCW are at the forefront of new technology and care in many areas, including cancer, heart and vascular diseases, brain injury and disorders, spinal cord injury, transplant, communication disorders, digestive diseases, diabetes, orthopedics, urology and women’s health. A 550-bed hospital, Froedtert, has the only adult Level 1 Trauma Center in eastern Wisconsin. All physicians practicing at Froedtert are MCW faculty members and share the college academic mission. Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center is a state-of-the art comprehensive cancer center that brings together everything cancer patients need including, world-class cancer specialists, innovative cancer therapies, advanced treatment technology and the full range of support services to patients and their families. MCW physicians and practitioners provide primary and specialty care at many other hospitals and clinics in metro Milwaukee and Eastern Wisconsin including Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls and St. Joseph’s Community Hospital in West Bend. For more information, see www.froedtert.com.
Center for Advancing Population Science (CAPS): The mission of the Center for Advancing Population Sciences (CAPS) is to develop, test, and implement innovative strategies for transforming healthcare that optimizes quality, value, and cost. As an interdisciplinary group of health services researchers collaborating in a diverse array of subject areas, CAPS conducts research on health care services and related health outcomes, facilitates a supportive environment for MCW investigators developing externally funded research programs, determines the need for and recruits new faculty in targeted methodologic areas, and provides a seminar series to enhance collaboration. In bringing together a diverse group of investigators, the Center fosters the creation of innovative ideas regarding how to evaluate and improve population health across diverse populations and geographic regions. Research focus areas include health systems, population health research, health disparities/health equity, and implementation science. In addition, efforts have focused on building international collaborations to support innovative research, analysis, implementation and impact at a global level.
Interested candidates may request a full job description, as well as submit their letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to: James J. Tannheimer, MHA, FASPR Medical College of Wisconsin Director of MCP Physician Recruitment 9200 W Wisconsin Ave; Milwaukee, WI 53226 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org