Employment

Below are current openings at the Department of Family Medicine:

Associate Professor or Professor (Without Tenure), Vice Chair for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI)

Department of Family Medicine | University of Washington, Seattle

Position Description 

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM) at the University of Washington School of Medicine is committed to improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through leadership in education, scholarship, and clinical care. We are committed to three core tenets: 1) ensuring high quality, rigorous, patient-centered education for students and residents; 2) maintaining an internationally recognizable research organization focused on increasing the quality, effectiveness, accessibility, and sustainability of primary care; and 3) providing compassionate, high caliber, evidence-based clinical patient care. The department is also committed to incorporating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) into every aspect of our practice. 

The DFM Vice Chair of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) is a new position that aligns with the Department’s values to foster and maintain an environment that works toward justice, equity, and inclusion for all, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds and backgrounds underrepresented in medicine. More than a short-term project or single initiative, a comprehensive approach requires a fundamental transformation of the Department by embedding and practicing inclusivity in every aspect of education, research, and patient care. The Vice Chair of Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, will strengthen the foundation for and lead these efforts, with the full support of the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, which includes providing necessary resources and staff support to achieve desired objectives. 

The full-time position will be on the regular teaching track with a faculty title of associate professor or professor without tenure (WOT) by reason of funding, reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine. The title is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position has a 12-month (July 1 – June 30) service period and is based at the main campus in Seattle, WA. The expected start date is May 1, 2022, or soon thereafter. 

The DFM intends to build a department of diverse faculty and staff who practice inclusivity and are all committed to the values of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion through intentional recruitment efforts. In order to achieve these goals, we are seeking an expert in the field to help us identify our shortcomings and develop a strategy and plan to rectify them. We currently have an active DFM JEDI committee and a HEAR (Health Equity Anti-Racism) committee in the Residency Program. The JEDI Committee is focused on updating our policies and procedures to be more inclusive in addition to providing funding for DEI trainings for faculty and staff.  We are improving our hiring practices to account for biases and using checklists to ensure streamlined approaches to hiring with diversity and inclusion in mind. Still, the DFM has further aspirations to increase diversity among our faculty, learners and staff in order to better represent our community and the patients we serve.  

GENERAL SUMMARY 

The successful candidate will be a catalyst and a visible presence in the Department whose focus is creating and sustaining 1) an inclusive culture; 2) diversity in faculty, residents, students, and staff; and 3) equity and inclusion as part of all aspects of operations including creating equal opportunities for recognition and advancement for all employees.    

Scope of Practice includes:   

Equity—a value, a principle, and a goal: Fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement while striving to identify and eliminate barriers that prevent full participation   

– Foster a workplace and learning environment free of stereotypes and unwarranted, avoidable, and unfair differences in opportunity, access, participation, relationship, and use of individual talents,   

– Promote a high standard of health for all, with special attention to needs of those at greatest risk of poor health outcomes due to social determinants of health including those from disadvantaged backgrounds and those marginalized or oppressed in their respective communities. 

Diversity—a spread of individual differences representative of whom we serve.    

– Lead recruitment and retention of a diverse and representative group of faculty, residents, students, and staff.   

– Serve a diverse patient population with cultural humility and safety.    

Inclusion–active, intentional, ongoing engagement with diversity and equity.    

– Create an environment in which all individuals and groups feel welcomed, respected, supported, valued, and encouraged to participate and bring their full, authentic selves to work and education.    

– Foster a health care delivery system that authentically invites all patients in, consciously including and providing a sense of belonging and ability to achieve the best state of health they can.    

FTE distribution can be negotiated with the DFM Chair. There will be 20% FTE devoted to JEDI leadership activities as Vice Chair of JEDI. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Administration 

  • Serve in a leadership role (Chair, Co-Chair or Sponsor) on the JEDI committee within the Department of Family Medicine.  
  • Consult and maintain relationships with other UW entities focused on health equity and DEI such as the Residency HEAR Committee, the UW Office of HealthCare Equity, and the UW GMEC EDI Subcommittee.  

Learning Environment  

  • In collaboration with faculty and staff, develop strategies and tactics for enhancing and promoting a diverse and inclusive community and learning environment, including leading relevant trainings, and organizing talks relevant to JEDI issues to further advance the knowledge of these issues for those in the department  

Leadership    

  • Serve as a consultant to department leadership regarding recruitment, retention, promotion and mentorship of diverse faculty, students, and staff. 
  • Serve as a consultant to department leadership regarding conflict resolution and policy/procedure updates where there is concern about bias or problems with diversity and inclusion. 

Strategic Direction  

  • Create a Department-wide strategy and plan with specific, actionable goals and metrics that align with our values and plans to improve justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion within the department 
  • Create a visible dashboard to ensure transparency with specific goals and metrics the DFM will be accountable to achieve 

Partnership  

  • Partner with leadership, faculty, residents, and staff to ensure patient centered, equitable patient care for a diverse population.  
  • Connect the department of family medicine to groups within the University and broader community dedicated to improving Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and seek to partner on strategic initiatives to help the Department achieve its goals.  

Operational Excellence and Quality  

  • Assist leadership in making the DFM a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion and an educational model for other programs. 

UW Family Medicine representation  

  • Represent the department at local, regional, and national levels, participating in professional organizations as needed, in partnership with the DFM leadership.   
  • Contribute to efforts that market UW as an educational institution.  
  • Foster relationships with local and national organizations for faculty development, dissemination of research, and accreditation.  
  • Celebrate successes, recognize excellence in performance, and communicate accomplishments to build pride.  
  • Help organize efforts to develop Department goals to increase a focus on community engagement with diverse and underserved populations and increase and maintain a focus on expanding health equity through research, education, administration, and community services. 

Qualifications 

– PhD, DO, MD, JD or other doctoral terminal degree (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field 

– Minimum of three (3) years experience: 

  • Promoting a collaborative climate that recognizes, celebrates, and supports diversity. 
  • Managing diverse team members and performance improvement efforts while achieving strategic objectives.  
  • Implementing equal employment opportunity/affirmative action principles and practices. 

Application Instructions 

Interested applicants can apply by submitting their CV, cover letter, contact information for at least two references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement) at https://apply.interfolio.com/98926 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Commitment to Diversity 

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432). 

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information 

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/. 

Assistant Professor (Without Tenure)

Palliative Care | University of Washington, Seattle

Position Description

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM) at the University of Washington School of Medicine is committed to improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through leadership in education, scholarship, and clinical care. We are committed to three core tenets: 1) ensuring high quality, rigorous, patient-centered education for students and residents; 2) providing compassionate, high caliber, evidence-based clinical patient care; and 3) maintaining an internationally recognizable research organization focused on increasing the quality, effectiveness, accessibility and sustainability of primary care. The department is also committed to incorporating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) into every aspect of our practice.

The Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington has a unique opportunity for a Full-Time Palliative Care Physician to join the UW Medicine Palliative Care program. This is a 1.0 FTE position with 0.9 FTE as an attending clinician on the Palliative Care Service at the University of Washington Medical Center and 0.1 FTE dedicated for administrative work and teaching at the University of Washington School of Medicine. This position will be on the clinician teacher track with a faculty title of Assistant Professor without tenure due to source of funding. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The successful applicant will be on a full-time, 12-month appointment (July 1-June 30) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022, or soon thereafter.

Assistant Professors (WOT) are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse faculty and values each individual’s unique contributions. The department strongly encourages candidate applicants from diverse communities. The successful candidate will be expected to support the department’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

Application Instructions

Interested applicants can apply by submitting their CV, cover letter, contact information for at least two references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement) to https://apply.interfolio.com/102010

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (Without Tenure)

Department of Family Medicine | University of Washington, Seattle

Position Description

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM) at the University of Washington School of Medicine is committed to improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through leadership in education, scholarship, and clinical care. We are committed to three core tenets: 1) ensuring high quality, rigorous, patient-centered education for students and residents; 2) providing compassionate, high caliber, evidence-based clinical patient care; and 3) maintaining an internationally recognizable research organization focused on increasing the quality, effectiveness, accessibility and sustainability of primary care. The DFM promotes diversity, health equity and inclusivity. We value the unique talents and contributions of each individual and strive to build a diverse faculty and staff representative of the communities we serve.

The Department of Family Medicine is seeking two full-time family physicians to be on the clinician teacher track with a faculty title of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor without tenure due to source of funding. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The successful applicants will be on full-time, 12-month appointments (July 1-June 30) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022, or soon thereafter.

Assistant Professors (Without Tenure) are eligible for multi-year appointments and Associate Professors and Professors (Without Tenure) hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

The positions will participate in the full spectrum of clinical practice including obstetrics and/or inpatient attending, and outpatient primary care services. Duties will include attending in Family Medicine clinic(s), Family Medicine Obstetrics and/or the Family Medicine Inpatient Service, as well as teaching and participating in departmental administrative duties. Attending on all services includes a teaching component with our Family Medicine residents, fellows and medical students. The physicians will be expected to provide excellent teaching and patient care. Research and scholarship are also important parts of our faculty positions; collaboration and teamwork are valued. The Chair or Residency Program Director may assign other duties.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Application Instructions

Applicants should apply with a letter of interest, statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (i.e. diversity statement), curriculum vitae and contact information for at least two references at https://apply.interfolio.com/102012

 

Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinical Associate Professor, Full-Time

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine | University of Washington, Seattle

Position Description

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM) at the University of Washington School of Medicine is committed to improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities through leadership in education, scholarship and clinical care. We are committed to three core tenets: 1) ensuring high quality, rigorous, patient-centered education for students and residents; 2) providing compassionate, high caliber, evidence-based clinical patient care; and 3) maintaining an internationally recognizable research organization focused on increasing the quality, effectiveness, accessibility and sustainability of primary care. The DFM promotes diversity, health equity and inclusivity. We value the unique talents and contributions of each individual and strive to build a diverse faculty and staff representative of the communities we serve.

The Department of Family Medicine and Osher Center for Integrative Health seek two (2) full-time integrative family medicine physicians at the ranks of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor to work collaboratively with a diverse, interprofessional team in the provision of outstanding, evidence-based integrative medicine healthcare. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. These positions will have 0.8 FTE as an attending clinician and 0.2 FTE for administration and teaching, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022, or soon thereafter.

Clinical Assistant Professors and Clinical Associate Professors hold annual appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms. Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

The UW Osher Center, founded in 2018, is renowned for its excellence and commitment to the highest quality integrative family medicine patient care, education, and research. These positions offer unique opportunities to collaborate with talented clinicians, educators and researchers at the Osher Center and to build partnerships and promote integrative health across UW.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants can apply by submitting their CV, cover letter, contact information for at least two references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement) to

https://apply.interfolio.com/102947

Teaching Associate, Part-Time, Advanced Practice Provider; Weight Loss Management Center

Department of Family Medicine | University of Washington, Seattle

Position Description

The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington has a unique opportunity for a part-time Advanced Practice Provider to join the Weight Loss Management Center as a Teaching Associate. This is a 60% clinical FTE position with an expected start date of April 1, 2022, or soon thereafter.

Teaching Associates hold annual appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms. Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse faculty and values each individual’s unique contributions. Priority will be given to candidates with experience who have demonstrated a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants can apply by submitting their CV, cover letter, contact information for at least two references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement) to

https://apply.interfolio.com/102247

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (WOT), Associate Program Director of DEI

Family Medicine Residency | University of Washington, Seattle

Position Description

The University of Washington Department of Family Medicine (DFM) is seeking a full-time Associate Program Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The position will be on the regular (clinician-educator) teacher track with a faculty title of assistant professor, associate professor or professor without tenure (WOT) due to source of funding. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position will be 70% clinical and 30% administrative and is based at the Residency Section of the department in Seattle, WA. The expected start date is July 1, 2022, or soon thereafter.

Assistant Professors (Without Tenure) are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30), and Associate Professors and Professors (Without Tenure) hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants can apply by submitting their CV, cover letter, contact information for at least two references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement) to

https://apply.interfolio.com/102952

Teaching Associate, Part-Time, Licensed Acupuncturist

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine | University of Washington, Seattle

Position Description 

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM), University of Washington has a unique opportunity for a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac) to join our Osher Center for Integrative Health. We invite applications for the Teaching Associate rank to join an exciting and growing Integrative Health. The successful applicant will be on a part-time, 12-month (July 1 – June 30) appointment. The expected start date is February 1, 2022, or soon thereafter. 

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity, and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse faculty, and values each individual’s unique contributions. 

Priority will be given to candidates with experience who have demonstrated a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. 

Duties 

The successful candidate will provide acupuncture treatments and other related modalities singularly as well as part of a team of health care specialists working to promote health and wellbeing, healing and treat diseases by integrating methods within their scope of practice. Duties will include: 

  • Acupuncture Care 
  • Assess patient’s health status and plan, implements, monitors, and evaluates specialized acupuncture treatments for patients. Provides acupuncture according to UWMC standards of care, policies and procedures, as well as Washington State scope of practice for licensed acupuncturists.  Provides integrate acupuncture and other aspects of traditional East Asian medicine (excluding herbal medicine) with other forms of care to patients. 
  • Coordination/Administration of Acupuncture Care 
  • Documents care in patient medical record according to UWMC standards as well as guidelines established by Washington State. Participates as a member of patient care team whenever appropriate. Attends and contributes to team meetings, and other care coordination activities as applicable. Participates on multidisciplinary team, division, and department committees & projects as needed. 
  • Advances Competence as Practitioner 
  • Maintains an active and in good standing status of acupuncture license in Washington State. Must be Board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Stays up to date with continuing education trainings based on UW Medical Center, Washington State, and NCCAOM requirements policies. 

Other Functions and Responsibilities 

Complies with all policies and procedures of UW Medical Center, including but not limited to policies and procedures for confidentiality for patient (HIPAA) protected health information and other confidential information, safety and infection control. 

Qualifications 

  • Masters or Doctorate degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 
  • Successful completion of an approved acupuncture educational and training program (ACAOM or Washington approved schools) 
  • Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc) in Washington State 
  • Active certification by NCCAOM with ongoing maintenance of certification while working at UW 
  • At least 4 years of clinical experience (may be waived for candidates who demonstrate strong acupuncture knowledge and clinical skills) 
  • Provides appropriate Acupuncture care based on individual needs for adults (older than 14 years of age) 
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills with peers patients/families and multidisciplinary team members 
  • Ability to counsel and educate others about Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 
  • Ability to work productively with people from different backgrounds 
  • Strong organization skills 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Ability to solve problems and think critically 
  • Computer skills including the ability to learn and effectively use the computerized clinical information and documentation systems used at UW Medicine clinics 

Preferred 

  • Work experience in medical center and/or teaching hospital/clinic 
  • Experience in teaching and supervising acupuncture students 

Application Instructions 

Interested applicants should apply with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least two references and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement) at https://apply.interfolio.com/94593 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Commitment to Diversity 

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432). 

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information 

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/. 

Acting Assistant Professor

Sports Medicine | University of Washington, Seattle

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM) at the University of Washington offers an outstanding opportunity to join our Sports Medicine Section. We invite applications for two (2) Acting Assistant Professors to join an exciting and growing Sports Medicine team with long established national and international successes in the areas of sports medicine clinical care, education and research. 

The successful applicants will be on a full-time, 12-month appointment (July 1-June 30) in the clinician-educator or clinician track. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022, or soon thereafter. 

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity and creating an inclusive culture that values each individual’s unique contributions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented backgrounds. The successful candidates will be expected to support the department’s commitment to incorporating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) into every aspect of our practice. 

Position Description 

This position expects that the faculty hired will participate in departmental activities for the Department of Family Medicine, while their clinical work will be focused on Primary Care and Sports Medicine. They are expected to participate in the teaching mission of the Department, especially as it relates to their clinical work and expertise. This 1.0 FTE position consists of clinical scheduled time (0.8 FTE) and administrative/teaching time (0.2 FTE). 

The successful candidates will practice clinically at the UW Medical Center-Northwest Sports Medicine outpatient clinic practice sites and/or the UW Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium, with the potential to practice at other sites depending on need and interest. 

Clinical duties will include direct patient care in a mixed practice model of both primary care and sports medicine. Total clinical time will be eight half-day clinics per week, as well as teaching, mentoring, and advising residents, fellows, medical students, and undergraduates. The specified clinical activities will always be contingent on availability of space. 

The successful candidates will be expected to participate in the full spectrum of clinical practice including procedural and diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound. Other procedural opportunities such as radiofrequency ablation and Tenex are based on training background and the needs of the sports medicine section. Sport coverage opportunities will include local high school, youth, and club sports with the potential for growth over time. We also expect that the successful candidates will participate in clinical research and support the training of the new generation of family physicians and primary care sports medicine physicians. 

Qualifications 

Applicants are required to have an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent with current certification by the American Board of Family Medicine. 

  • Washington State Medical License (DEA and NPI), or license eligible 
  • Board certified in Family Medicine 
  • Board certified (or board eligible) in Sports Medicine 

Application Instructions 

Applicants should apply with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references at https://apply.interfolio.com/98914 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Commitment to Diversity 

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432). 

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information 

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/. 

Associate Professor or Professor (Without Tenure), Director

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine | University of Washington, Seattle

Position Description 

The University of Washington Department of Family Medicine (DFM) is seeking a full-time Director of Osher Center for Integrative Health. The position will be on the regular (clinician-educator) teacher track with a faculty title of associate professor or professor without tenure due to source of funding (WOT), commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position has a 12-month (July 1 – June 30) service period and is based at the main campus in Seattle, WA. The expected start date is December 1, 2021, or soon thereafter. 

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity, and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse faculty, and values each individual’s unique contributions. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 

Key Goals: 

The key goals of this position will be to: 

  • Develop the Osher Center for Integrative Health to become a robust, comprehensive, primary care-based integrative medicine clinical program, focused on providing high quality, evidence-based integrative care, that is collaborative in nature and based in the values of the Department of Family Medicine,   
  • Lead and develop an integrative health education program for learners and health care professionals, including implementation of an integrative medicine fellowship, as part of the comprehensive approach, and 
  • Facilitate Integrative Health research activities for faculty and learners 

Duties: 

The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following job duties: 

  • Provide leadership to faculty, trainees, staff, and administrators within the Osher Center and collaborate with relevant leaders to achieve the Key Goals outlined above, 
  • Manage the Osher Center physicians and clinical staff, ensuring high quality care that is patient centered and in line with the values of the Osher Center, 
  • Establish and oversee Integrative Health research activities to support the mission and growth of the Center, 
  • Represent the Osher Center of Integrative Health in Seattle at UW to the broader, international Osher Center Collaborative. The Director will attend Osher Collaborative meetings and host the Osher Collaborative meeting when it occurs in Seattle, 
  • Assist the Vice Chair of Finance and Administration with supervising the Clinical Programs Manager, an administrative staff role, who will devote ~50% FTE to the management of the Osher Center operations, based upon need and funding, 
  • Work closely with the DFM vice chair to manage budget and implement Osher Center strategic goals, 
  • Support the DFM Chair to lead and organize the Osher Center Advisory Board, helping with member recruitment, cultivation, and engagement, 
  • Participate in efforts to raise funds for the Osher Center. Lead / support efforts to create donor reports regarding Osher Center accomplishments and grant reporting, 
  • Lead and plan for a robust Integrative Health education program, including an integrative medicine fellowship program. Lead efforts to train learners and health care professionals on integrative health mechanisms, treatments and results. Give presentations on treatments, research and outcomes associated with integrative health, 
  • Stay current on integrative health developments, treatments, and the latest technologies to support integrative health. Attend conferences to represent the Osher Center on the national stage, and 
  • Actively participate in the clinical activities of the Department of Family Medicine, with a commitment to the principles of primary care practice and integrative medicine and the teaching mission of the Department, especially as it relates to clinical work and expertise 

Qualifications 

  • MD, DO, PhD, PharmD or other doctoral terminal degree (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field 
  • Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine 
  • Board certified by the American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABoIM) or ABoIM eligible with a commitment to board certification within a year of appointment start 
  • At least five years of experience practicing integrative medicine, with minimum two years in a leadership role 
  • Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, experience with or demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) 

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduate of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. 

Application Instructions 

Interested applicants can apply by submitting their CV, cover letter, contact information for at least two references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement) at https://apply.interfolio.com/94497 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Commitment to Diversity 

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432). 

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information 

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/. 

Assistant Professor (Without Tenure)

Research Section (CHWS/RHRC) | University of Washington, Seattle

Position Description 

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM), University of Washington has a unique opportunity to join the Department’s nationally acclaimed Research Section. We invite applications for a full-time assistant professor rank (without tenure due to funding) to join an exciting and growing Research Section with long established successes in the areas of practice-based research, rural health, and health workforce. The University of Washington is a recognized leader in primary care and family medicine by the U.S. News and World Report, in part due to the long-standing research relevance and productivity of the Department of Family Medicine’s Research Section. It is the home for two federally funded research centers: 

  1. Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) mission is to elevate the importance of workers in the delivery of health care in policy discussions. CHWS includes two multi-year cooperative agreement grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in the areas of i.) allied health workforce and ii.) health equity and workforce diversity. CHWS has additional funding from other federal and state grants and contracts as well as foundations to conduct policy-relevant research on a wide spectrum of health professions including physicians, nurses, therapists, pharmacists, and the behavioral health workforce. CHWS’s multidisciplinary team collaborates with investigators across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health as well as external institutions. 
  1. WWAMI Rural Health Research Center (RHRC), which is funded by a multi-year cooperative agreement grant from HRSA and other sources. The WWAMI RHRC’s mission is to improve and sustain rural health through research that engages policymakers, planners, and practitioners advancing equity in rural access to care. The WWAMI RHRC’s multidisciplinary team conducts research on the rural health workforce—including primary care, behavioral health, and other types of health care professionals—as well as home health care, emergency medical services, substance use, access to preventive care, and other topics. 

The successful applicant will be on a 12-month appointment (July 1 to June 30) in the clinician scientist/faculty scientist pathway. The expected start date is Summer or early Fall 2022. 

The primary responsibility of this faculty position is to advance health workforce and rural health research both regionally and nationally. 

This position will be expected to secure external research funding and translate findings effectively to policy makers and other stakeholders. This position will also work closely and collaboratively with UW CHWS, WWAMI RHRC, Research Section faculty, the Department of Family Medicine, and external collaborators to build a strong program of research advancing our strategic missions. 

Other duties expected of the successful applicant will include mentoring and training students, residents, fellows, non-research faculty, and/or professional staff research scientists. 

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse workforce and valuing each individual’s unique contributions. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, candidates with experience and interest that align with existing major areas of research in the section who have demonstrated a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from under represented candidates. 

Qualifications 

Applicants are required to either have an MD, PhD, DPH, DNP, or foreign equivalent with current certification by the American Board of Family Medicine. 

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduate of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. 

Applicants must have a license or be license eligible in Washington State. 

Applicants are required to have excellent core skills in quantitative and qualitative methods, health workforce assessment, policy analysis, and/or program evaluation. 

Applicants must have research expertise in the areas of rural health, health equity, diversity of the workforce, health care education, career pathways, behavioral health, and team-based care. 

Application Instructions 

Applicants should apply through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/89512) with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least two references. A statement that addresses the applicant’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is encouraged. 

For informal inquiries, potential candidates should contact Dr. Matthew Thompson, Professor and Vice Chair for Research (mjt@uw.edu), University of Washington Department of Family Medicine, Box 354696, Seattle, WA 98195. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Commitment to Diversity 

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432). 

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information 

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/. 

Acting Assistant Professor

Department of Family Medicine, Palliative Care | Seattle

The University of Washington Department of Family Medicine seeks a Full-Time Palliative Care Clinician with their primary board in Family Medicine. The applicant will initially be considered for an Acting Assistant Professor, while faculty of higher rank are encouraged to apply for this Full-Time – non-Tenured faculty position within the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington Family Medicine.

The successful applicant will be on a full-time, 12-month appointment (July 1-June 30) in the clinician-educator or clinician track. The expected start date is August 1, 2021, or soon thereafter.

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity, and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse faculty, and values each individual’s unique contributions. The Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a diverse faculty and strongly encourages candidate applicants from diverse communities. The successful candidate will be expected to support the department’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

Position Description

This position expects that the faculty hired will participate in departmental activities for the Department of Family Medicine, while their clinical work will be focused on palliative care. They are expected to participate in the teaching mission of the Department, especially as it relates to their clinical work and expertise. The FTE represents clinical scheduled time and administrative/teaching time. This position is funded by clinical revenue.

Their clinical work will include providing inpatient palliative care consultation for the UW Medicine Palliative Care Service, which potentially includes activities at 3 hospital sites (University Washington Medical Center – Montlake and Northwest hospitals and Harborview Medical Center).

Clinical duties will include palliative care consultation to medical teams, patients and families, nursing and social services, and spiritual care staff. The candidate chosen will be responsible for providing palliative care independently and collaboratively with appropriate privileges, including initial and ongoing assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patient’s medical, physical and psychosocial status. The successful candidate is also expected to teach, mentor and advise residents, fellows and medical students.  

Other duties expected of a successful candidate includes teaching and services aligned with the academic mission of University of Washington, commensurate with rank. Additionally, they will be expected to work on academic research and projects mutually agreed upon with the director of the palliative care service in non-clinical work hours. Also, interests in medical student and resident level education as well as collaborative clinical research.

Qualifications

Applicants are required to have an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent with current certification by the American Board of Family Medicine.

  • Washington State Medical License (DEA and NPI), or license eligible
  • Board certified in Family Medicine
  • Board certified (or board eligible) in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Application Instructions

Applicants should apply with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least two references via this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/86348

Inquiries should be directed to James Fausto M.D., Medical Director of Palliative Care for UW Medicine: jfausto@uw.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).