Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) Section of Gastroenterology is actively recruiting a clinical hepatologist at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.The ideal candidate will be Board Certified/Eligible in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. New graduates as well as experienced hepatologists will be considered to join an established hepatology program based at University Medical Center (UMC). This program includes dedicated clinic space and nursing staff coordinated within a newly-constructed medical center which possesses a full complement of subspecialties such as interventional radiologists, medical oncologist and hepatobiliary surgeons. The UMC hepatology service includes a hepatology physician assistant and is combined with physicians representing both LSUHSC and Tulane School of Medicine.
This position is structured as a clinical academic position for providing care in three settings including outpatient clinic, outpatient endoscopy and inpatient hepatology consult rounds. The candidate is expected to participate in liver transplant selection committee, hepatobiliary conference and other subspecialty activities conducted at University Medical Center in collaboration with providers representing LSU and Tulane Hepatology. The majority of clinical time will be conducted with gastroenterology fellows as fellowship education is a important component of the candidate's role as faculty.
Faculty members of the LSU Gastroenterology Section are assigned one (1) half-day per week of protected time for academic pursuits. Our section provides support for all educational activities such as society memberships, lecture materials and travel to meetings. On-call activity is limited to combined gastroenterology/hepatology call which occurs every 12th weeknight/weekend (only 4 call weekends each year).
Physicians interested in this opportunity may submit an introductory email with CV to Daniel Raines, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology: email@example.com
Required: Board Certified/Eligible in Gastroenterology
Preferred: Board Certified/Eligible in Transplant Hepatology
Internal Number: F00140P
About LSU Health Sciences Center
The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) Section of Gastroenterology is a regional leader in fellowship education, research and patient care. Our team of clinical educators provide care across three major hospital systems in collaboration with providers from a variety of partners in the Greater New Orleans area. The majority of our program activity is centered around University Medical Center (UMC), a newly constructed and state-of-the-art hospital. The section includes an ACGME accredited fellowship program led by the section chief Dr. Daniel Raines.