UCSF FRESNO HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP DIRECTOR
The UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program and Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) are seeking a Program Director for our Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship. The Program Director, together with the Division Chief, will be responsible for the administration and oversight of the training program. Our Fellowship is affiliated with an inpatient consult service at a thriving regional hospital. Outpatient clinic facilities are located on the hospital and university campus. The Fellowship is sponsored through the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Successful candidates must be Board Certified in Hospital and Palliative Medicine, and experience as an academic faculty is preferred. Applicants must have a California medical license or be eligible to obtain a California license. Previous leadership experience in a graduate medical education program is preferred. Must have the basic qualifications at the time of hire. This position provides opportunities for teaching, clinical research and community practice in Hospice and Palliative Care medicine. Experience in Palliative inpatient and outpatient care settings is preferred. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
The program is based in Fresno, California, where residents enjoy a high standard of living combined with a low cost of living. The result is a quality of life uniquely Californian yet surprisingly affordable. Limitless recreational opportunities and spectacular scenery are all accessible in a community with abundant affordable housing. While there is much to see and do in Fresno, the city is ideally located for fast, convenient getaways to the majestic Sierra (just 45 minutes away) as well as the scenic Central Coast, just two and on-half hours away. Fresno is the only major city in the country with close proximity to three national parks, including renowned Yosemite National Park.
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.
Successful candidates must be Board Certified in Hospital and Palliative Medicine, and experience as an academic faculty is preferred. Applicants must have a California medical license or be eligible to obtain a California license. Previous leadership experience in a graduate medical education program is preferred. Must have the basic qualifications at the time of hire.
About Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG)
Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) is an organization of faculty physicians and staff who have one stated purpose....to "Make Medical Education Happen." CCFMG is a medical group affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco Fresno Medical Education Program. Formed in 1979, CCFMG currently has over 200 physicians who are both full time and part time, as well as an adm...inistrative staff that is responsible for billing, contracting, compliance, information services, human resources, and practice management for the group.
CCFMG physicians are involved in teaching, research, and patient care on the campuses of Fresno Community Regional Medical Center, Children's Hospital Central California and the Veteran's Administration Central California Health Care System. In addition, they conduct clinics and supervise educational programs. CCFMG physicians provide instruction for residents and medical students in Emergency Medicine, Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/Gyn, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery. Among the contributions of CCFMG, affiliated with the UCSF Fresno teaching program to the community are:
• CCFMG physicians and residents operate the only Level I Trauma Center and Burn Center for the population of one million people in the Central Valley.
• A significant number of the residents who train in the UCSF Fresno program are attracted to remain and practice in the San Joaquin Valley.
• CCFMG physicians provide medical care to a wide population of patients who do not have another source of healthcare.
CCFMGs philosophy to "Make Medical Education Happen" focuses on the Quality of care provided by physicians and staff, the Integrity of their actions, their Accountability for optimal performance, their Enjoyment of and Compassion for patients and staff, and their constant attention to Learning.
To learn more about CCFMGs primary care and specialty physicians,
Contact Diane O'Connor, Manager, Physician Recruiting at (559) 443-2689 or E-mail:
Visit our websites at: www.universitymds.com www.fresno.ucsf.edu