Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Academic Rheumatologist

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 6 months ago(1/28/2021 2:49 PM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Section of Rheumatology is accepting CVs from academically oriented Rheumatologists interested in joining an exceptional team to care for diverse range of rheumatology patients in the city of Philadelphia.


In addition to a competitive salary, the position offers: a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching and individual career development; collegiality among faculty members and hospital leadership; and a comprehensive suite of benefits – including health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, a tuition remission program, disability at group rates, and more.


About Our Rheumatology Program:
• The Rheumatology Clinic cares for a diverse patient population with a wide range of rheumatic diseases, including large numbers of patients with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
• It provides specialized care in the form of: weekly dedicated Lupus Clinic; a biweekly CTD-associated Interstitial Lung Disease clinic; and monthly Lupus Nephritis Clinic, in collaboration with the Temple Lung Center and the Section of Nephrology respectively.
• Several ongoing lupus basic, translational and clinical research projects are underway including clinical trials with the availability of a Clinical Coordinator.
• A centralized onsite Infusion Center facilitates administration of biological and other intravenous therapy, and also benefits clinical research.
• In addition to above Programs, the Section’s Leadership is open to implement innovative ideas as suggested by the potential Candidates


Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.8+ billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.


Job Qualifications:
• MD, DO or foreign equivalent; completion of an ACGME accredited residency in Internal Medicine, and ACGME fellowship training in Rheumatology.
• Eligibility for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
• Must demonstrate sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the diverse community we serve.
• Candidates currently completing their last year of Rheumatology fellowship are welcome to apply.
• Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.


Procedure for Candidacy:
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita and three professional references names/contact information online. 


Please address all applications to Roberto Caricchio, MD, Professor of Medicine, Section Chief, Rheumatology, C/O Jessica Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: jessica.vega@tuhs.temple.edu


The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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