Chief, Division of Respiratory & Critical Care, Harbor – UCLA Medical Center
Position: The Division of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is recruiting for a Division Chief. Candidates for the position should be qualified for appointment to the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA at the level of Associate or Full Professor and eligible for medical licensure in California. Board certification in one or more of the specialties of Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, or Sleep is required. A record of effective leadership and academic scholarship in the form of original research and innovation is expected. An academic focus in Pulmonary health services research, respiratory physiology, and/or chronic obstructive lung disease would complement activities in the Division and are particularly desirable.
Patient Care: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a 570 bed public hospital operated by the County of Los Angeles and affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. It is a level one trauma center and serves as the safety net for acute and chronic healthcare services for more than 700,000 residents in the greater South Bay area of Los Angeles County. The medical center campus has recently embarked on a major reorganization which will result in the construction of new inpatient and outpatient facilities for the medical center.
Research: The campus continues to modernize an 11 acre research park for the affiliated research institute, Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Lundquist Institute provides administrative support for research on the Harbor UCLA campus, receiving more than 50 million dollars per year in grants. It is also one of four centers in the UCLA NIH-funded UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Faculty research interests include pulmonary and exercise physiology, novel interventions to improve function in chronic obstructive lung disease, and critical care outcomes.
Education: The Medical Center is home to over 30 ACGME accredited post-graduate training programs including the Division’s fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.
Division: The Pulmonary Division operates a wide range of clinical services including medical ICU, sleep lab, pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas lab, an exercise physiology laboratory, respiratory care services, consult and procedural services, and an ambulatory clinic, all integrated with the clinical training programs.
Interested individuals should forward a current CV and three references to:
William Stringer, MD Search committee chair, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org