Palliative Medicine Fellowship and Clinical Director
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School - Baystate Health, is seeking a Fellowship Director in Palliative care. We are the only academic palliative care program with a fellowship in western Massachusetts. Candidates will have to have been board-certified in Palliative Care for at least 3 years to apply. The ideal candidate will qualify at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate. In addition, experience/expertise in academic education, ACGME regulations, and curriculum development for a wide variety of learners is desirable.
Join our highly collaborative team of 4 palliative care physicians, 5 advanced practitioners, one social worker, and a strong support staff.
This system-wide position will play an active role in the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care across four hospitals and multiple primary care practices, facilitating growth and development of centers of excellence for the communities we serve in western Massachusetts.
Baystate Health has the only academic palliative care program in western Massachusetts. We will recruit our first fellows class upon your onboarding. As a benchmark, the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care typically train two fellows in Geriatrics fellowship on a yearly basis.
In addition to fellows, you will have the opportunity to teach residents, medical students, and other learners.
Our Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care includes a home-based palliative care program, specialty-clinic based palliative care, a hospice service (both home and GIP locations), and a robust inpatient consult service.
We are members of the Palliative Care Quality Collaborative (PCQC) program at a Premier level.
Qualifications: ABIM BC in palliative care. 3+ years’ experience with evidence of progressive management responsibilities and leadership in an academic department. Demonstrable record of collaboration, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enthusiasm for medical education and mentoring faculty and ability to engage a broad base of potential stakeholders to work towards a shared vision.
YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.
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All correspondence can be directed to:
Stephen Bonasera, MD, Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care c/o Lindsay Waters, Senior Physician & APC Recruiter E-mail: Lindsay.Waters@baystatehealth.org
Are you ready to advance your career with us?
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly one million people in western Massachusetts. We are one of the largest health systems in New England with more than 12,000 employees, four hospitals, and over 80 medical practices. Baystate Medical Center has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, and the only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate is the only regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Baystate Medical Center has been ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals for 2015-2016 by U.S. News & World Report and for the third time, Baystate Medical Center has been named a Magnet™ hospital for excellence in nursing services.