The Chair of Emergency Medicine will provide strategic leadership, direction and coordination of clinical, administrative, education and research endeavors.
The successful candidate will be a respected emergency medicine Physician with a track record of excellence in clinical care, education, and research.
The Chair is expected to mentor faculty to meet the missions of the department and institution, while promoting ongoing efforts to enhance a diverse working environment.
In addition, the successful candidate will also serve as the ECU Distinguished Professor of Emergency Medicine.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
MD or equivalent in relevant discipline;
Board Certification in Emergency Medicine;
Eligible for a North Carolina Medical License;
10 years of experience with at least 5 years of experience in a leadership role at an academic department of emergency medicine;
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 960023
Organizational Unit Overview:
East Carolina University is a national model for students success, public service, and continued regional transformation by:
Using innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
Preparing students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
Developing tomorrow’s leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
Discovering new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
Transforming health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
Improving quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is a 40-year-old medical school with a strong primary care orientation. The school established a three-fold mission in 1974 that continues to serve as a guiding framework for our overall educational efforts: To increase the supply of primary care physicians to serve the state To improve the health status of citizens in eastern North Carolina To enhance the access of minority and disadvantaged students to a medical education.
The Brody School of Medicine is nationally recognized for the number of graduates practicing primary care, approximately 42%.
The Brody School of Medicine provides many of the doctors practicing in North Carolina: 1 out of 5 doctors in North Carolina is a Brody grad!
The Brody School of Medicine is considered one of the highest value medical schools in the nation; the average amount of debt for a Brody graduate is $60,000 less than the average amount for other medical schools. The cost of attendance information is available on the Student Affairs Financial Aid webpage.
Brody is annually recognized as one of the top ten institutions in the nation for preparing family doctors by the American Academy of Family physicians. One in six family physicians practicing in North Carolina is a Brody graduate.
ECU was an early pioneer in telemedicine and now leads a statewide telepsychiatry initiative, NC SteP, aimed at improving access to mental health in a cost effective way.
The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
East Carolina University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Department of Emergency Medicine is one of 19 departments of the Brody School of Medicine at ECU.
The emergency department has more than 40,000 square feet with 58 dedicated treatment areas. An additional nine treatment spaces are located in the detached MedDirect facility, which is designed to expeditiously evaluate and treat minor illnesses and injuries. The emergency department treats patients from a area that is 29 North Carolina counties large. Within the region its serves as the principal source of emergency care for Level I trauma, stroke, pediatrics, poisoning, and acute cardiac disease.
Since its inception, ECU Emergency Medicine has focused on scholarship through developing new knowledge, translating evolving knowledge, and disseminating discovered knowledge.
Residents have matriculated to ECU from across the country and have subsequently moved throughout the country to enjoy successful careers as clinicians and academicians.
Residents in our current classes have brought diverse backgrounds and experiences to our program. BSOM Emergency Medicine faculty provide medical direction for the county's EMS system and the EastCare Critical Care Transport system.
The EMS system encompasses a spectrum that includes a career fire and rescue department and very rural volunteers. EastCare, with its three helicopters and
multiple ground mobile intensive care units, complete more than 8,000 critical-care transports annually.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.