Emory University Associate Dean for Emory at the VA in atlanta, Georgia


Working directly alongside the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Associate Dean (AD), Clinical Affairs, Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Atlanta (VAMC), serves as the primary liaison between Emory School of Medicine and Atlanta VAMC and is responsible for providing proactive executive oversight and strategic vision and direction for Emory University’s clinical/research/teaching practices at the VA. The AD is responsible to ensure the development, enhancement, and implementation of strategic plans regarding the role of Emory@VA and the care of patients. The AD will head an Emory@VA Steering Committee and will work closely with the Chief of Staff of VAMC. S/he will effectively represent the Emory SoM perspectives on policy and strategy in clinical care and lead development of and annually revisit an addendum to the Emory-VA Affiliation Agreement.

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Emory University School of Medicine is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the nation¿s outstanding academic medical institutions and is dedicated to training exceptional students to become leaders in academic medicine and biomedical research. The Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC), a Joint Commission and Magnet®-designated medical facility is a level 1A tertiary care facility providing patient-centered healthcare via an array of comprehensive medical, surgical, geriatric specialty services, as well as state-of¿the-art diagnostic testing. With 466 inpatient beds, including a 120-bed Community Living Center, a 40-bed domiciliary, and a 21-bed Residential Treatment Program, the Atlanta VAMC is uniquely positioned to serve the healthcare needs of more than 130,000 enrolled Veterans living in 50 counties across northeast Georgia. The VAMC provides hands-on and state-of-the-art technology, education and research to residents in collaboration with Emory University School of Medicine. VAMC is a vital part of the School of Medicine's commitment to training future medical leaders. The Emory at the VAMC program has a rich history of training successful physician scientists and enjoys a diverse medical student population with clinical/research/education opportunities closely aligned to medical education at Emory¿s School of Medicine.-A qualified candidate will hold MD or MD/PhD degree, be a board certified physician with the ability to meet the VAMC employment requirements, possess a minimum of five (5) years of clinical/educational leadership experience in a VA medical facility and three (3) years of professional experience as a department chair, section head, service chief or comparable clinical leadership or managerial service line position. S/he will be an accomplished operational and strategic leader with administrative experience including a broad understanding of complex health strategies and issues.-78321BR

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Job Number 15609

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Medicine: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

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