The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women's Reproductive Healthcare seeks to add Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Division desires to add clinician educators, minimally invasive gynecologists, and physician scientists. Clinician educators' responsibilities include establishing a faculty practice in comprehensive obstetrics & gynecology, supervision and teaching of resident physicians and medical students in the inpatient, outpatient, and operating room settings, and taking an active role in the comprehensive educational mission of the Department. The Division is also seeking physician scientists interested in establishing a line of funded research in infectious diseases, uterine fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, identification and elimination of health disparities, maternal mortality reduction, or other obstetric or gynecologic niche areas.
At UAB, we’re training the next generation of physicians and physician-scientists, answering basic scientific questions that lead to medical innovations, and bringing the highest quality health care to all of our patients. The School of Medicine, established in 1969, is made up of nearly 800 students, more than 1,000 residents, and 1,600 full-time faculty in 27 academic departments. We are the home of The Kirklin Clinic, a multi-disciplinary medical home; University Hospital, one of the largest academic hospitals in the country; and the UAB Women & Infants Center. Since its formation in 1945, the UAB Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has been dedicated to improving the lives of the women that we serve through excellence in clinical care, research and our training programs that educate the women's health providers of the future. The department is a national leader in obstetrics and gynecology, with innovative educational programs, groundbreaking research initiatives and a robust clinical practice. The department ranked #15 in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of Gynecology programs and #9 in the Blue Ridge ranking of NIH-funded Ob/Gyn Departments. The department is currently composed of over 40 faculty members, 19 nurse practitioners, 15 fellows, and 32 resident physicians. For consideration, please forward a copy of your CV and statement of interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org AND email@example.com
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Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
Applicant must have a M.D. degree or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school and be Board Certified/Eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Candidate must possess or be eligible for an Alabama medical license, qualified to hold a faculty appointment in the University of Alabama School of Medicine and appropriate hospital staff appointments. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.
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Internal Number: 8353
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.