The University of Iowa is seeking a physician board-certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine to serve as faculty in an established and vibrant Supportive and Palliative Care program. The program has strong institutional support and is poised for growth.
The academic appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, either in the Clinical Track or Tenure Track, commensurate with experience. Candidates must have an MD or equivalent degree, excellent communication skills. This position requires completion of an ACGME-accredited Residency Program.
The Supportive and Palliative Care program staffs a daily outpatient clinic and an inpatient service, including a dedicated palliative unit, within an 811 bed tertiary university hospital. The program supports an accredited Palliative Care fellowship and a learning culture at all levels. The program partners with two community hospice organizations. Philanthropic support for the program is strong, and planning is underway to establish a Palliative Care Institute to serve as the hub of a statewide palliative care outreach initiative.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.