DUTIES: The Deparment of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full time Executive Chairman. Responsibilities include: The Chair of the Department of OB/GYN (COBGYN) is a critical leader within SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. The COBGYN will provide executive leadership, direction and administration of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in its College of Medicine (COM). The individual who assumes this position will follow in the footsteps of a line of leaders in the field of women's health which includes Louis Hellman, James Nelson, and Richard Schwarz and will be responsible for ensuring the Downstate Health Science University (DHSU) continues this tradition of excellence into the future. Recruiting, directing, and developing a faculty who, as a group, will offer the full range of obstetrical and gynecological services, including labor and deliver, maternal and fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology, and gynecological oncological surgery at our home campus on Clarkson Avenue and our other affiliations with other teaching hospitals in our area and will provide services of a quality that will make it the first choice for surgical care in our region. With this foundation, we expect significant growth in general and sub-specialty care at University Hospital of Brooklyn (UHB), its associated satellite facilities, and Kings County Hospital (KCHC). We also expect that the faculty you recruit will significantly expand the range of services available to its patients while providing a superb educational experience for your residents. Maintaining and enhancing DHSU's residency and fellowship programs in obstetrics and gynecology and our clerkship and elective offering for medical students. Our graduates have long been recognized as being well prepared to make significant contributions in their discipline but we believe that we can further enhance the quality and reputation of these programs and will rely on you and the faculty that will recruit to devote considerable attention to this task. Together with DHSU's academic partners, these programs will prepare the next generation of leaders and practitioners in this field for careers in Brooklyn, New York City, and the nation and carve a place for DHSU as a leading center for state-of-the-art women's health services. Building a broad array of strong research programs in clinical, translational, and population-focused research, and developing innovative research initiatives, either independently or in collaboration with other investigators at DHSU and its partners. A reputation for path-breaking research will, in turn, enhance our ability to attract patients, referrals, and residents, creating the foundation for a new phase of departmental growth. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: Present a record of accomplishment and leadership in academic obstetrics and gynecology and experience in building and leading women's health services in an urban setting. The successful candidate should be of the following, MD Degree, Board Certified in OB/GYN, DEA Certificate, qualified for a tenured appointment at the professorial level, possess a current New York State Medical License, Fellowship trained, plus, at least ten years of experience in a responsible clinical and administrative role, preferable in a teaching hospital, proven leadership skills, evidence of strong collaborative relations, and evidence of a strong clinical base. Scholarship, and teaching will be expected. Additional Info: *Please include the 5 digit line number and job title in the subject line and body of your email submission.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.