Director, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine at Birmingham, one of the premier medical education, clinical and research-intensive and providers of evidence-based, compassionate patient care schools in the nation, invites applications for the position of Director, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.
UAB's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) is aligned and integrated with the medical school and health system, as reflected in its top 10 position in NIH funding, outstanding clinical growth and recognition for clinical excellence, and financial success. The Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, recognized as one of the top female pelvic medicine divisions in the region and in the country, is one of five that comprises the department. Steeped in UAB's tradition of excellence and strong commitment to providing superb personalized patient care, a deeply enriched education, and cutting-edge research have made it among the best programs of its specialty.
The ideal candidate will be a highly respected active practitioner, possess dynamic education and leadership skills with administrative expertise. In this highly visible role, the new Division Director will have the opportunity to elevate the Department for the next generation of trainees. They will be viewed by all stakeholders as a strong advocate for balancing the clinical, research, and educational missions of the Division. With a focus on expanding and diversifying UAB's services, the Director will serve and champion the Division by recruiting high-impact faculty and trainees, integrating endoscopic training and launching a robotics program, creating new interdisciplinary and translational clinical research programs, and increasing clinical volume, all by leveraging and combining the existing strengths of an already strong Division with the new strategic partnership with Ascension St. Vincent. The new alliance will be both programmatic and operational, to ensure that UAB is the provider of choice in Alabama not only as a referral institution, but also one which further is expanding access to underserved, vulnerable and rural populations.
Qualified candidates are those who hold a medical degree or equivalent; are fellowship-trained and board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS); have acknowledged excellence in the field; are eligible for licensure in the state of Alabama and a faculty appointment at the Associate or Professor level in the University of Alabama School of Medicine.
Korn Ferry is assisting UAB with this important search. For inquiries or to apply in confidence, please submit your detailed curriculum vitae as soon as possible to:
Caroline Thompson, PMP, Toni Lam, PhD and Warren Ross, MD firstname.lastname@example.org Korn Ferry's Academic Practice
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
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About University of Alabama, Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.