UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program (UCSF MEP) and the VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS) are recruiting for qualified physicians to join our Infectious Diseases (ID) medical education and faculty program.
Applicants must be board certified in Internal Medicine and board certified or eligible in ID, have excellent clinical skills, be dedicated to medical education, interested in clinical research, and have training or actual experience in Antibiotic Stewardship (AS) and/or Infection Control (IC). Qualified applicants must meet the qualifications for faculty appointment with UCSF.
Responsibilities include providing consultations in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings on both teaching and non-teaching services. In addition, the successful candidate will participate in robust AS and IC programs which are rapidly expanding. UCSF MEP primary practice sites include a large Regional Medical Center, Ryan White grant funded HIV clinics, the VA Central California Health Care System and faculty practice clinics. Salary provided by the VACCHCS and faculty appointment are commensurate with experience.
Our ID Fellowship accepts 2 fellows each year and has been successful in filling all positions through the Match.
Diversity in pathology and complexity of care in infectious disease makes VACCHCS and UCSF Fresno an ideal place for faculty to educate and teach ID across multiple disciplines including Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Psychiatry, OB/Gynecology residents, as well as medical students.
The position will give an opportunity for the ID specialist to lead, develop and oversee various ID related clinical programs at VACCHCS. UCSF MEP have impressive Infectious Diseases clinic that are part of a large safety-net system that provides care to primarily underserved communities which includes our outstanding HIV program that serves over 1000 patients and is attended by faculty, residents and fellows. At the university, we have a state of the art Microbiology lab and most of the diagnostics are done in-house. In both clinical settings, the medical teams work closely with our Clinical ID Pharmacists during teaching rounds and AS.
The program is based in Fresno, California, where residents enjoy a high standard of living combined with a lower cost real estate market. Fresno is the only major city in the country with close proximity to three national parks, including renowned Yosemite National Park as well as the Pacific Ocean and major California cities.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: JPF02144
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