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Summary of Opportunity

The Department of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM), at Temple University is seeking Hospitalists at all experience levels to join its established and team-oriented program.

As a hospitalist at Temple Health, you will be responsible for providing direct patient care and consultative and co-management services inpatient coverage at Temple University Hospital (TUH), a 746 bed tertiary and quaternary level acute care facility and the nearby Episcopal Campus of Temple, a smaller 21 bed unit. This position requires 12 hour shifts on both teaching and non-teaching service. Time spent between teaching and non-teaching service is flexible based on clinical/academic interest. Temples Hospitalist program includes mentorship for new faculty to set them up for success while on teaching service.

The Section of Hospital Medicine is now in its fourth year of providing quality and efficient clinical care to its patients and educational opportunities to Temples medical students and residents. The section continues to be on the forefront of utilization and patient safety initiatives.

The successful candidate will be an MD, DO or foreign equivalent with IM residency training from an ACGME accredited program. Candidates should have a strong interest in providing superior patient care, and medical student/resident education. Candidates with an interest in scholarly activity are also encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must also be able to obtain in unrestricted medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Rank and compensation are commensurate with experience.

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 $1.4 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.

Procedure for Candidacy

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are encouraged.

Rachel Rubin, Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine, Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, C/O Kelly Smith, Physician Recruitment & Integration Associate, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: kelly.smith@tuhs.temple.edu Phone: 215-707-3101 Fax: 215-707-9452

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.
Diversity Statement:
The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University values and embraces a diverse community reflected by individuals race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, language, national origin, religious affiliation, spiritual practice, mental and physical ability/disability, and age. In response to the needs of our local community and patient population, we will concentrate our recruitment and retention efforts on students, residents, and faculty who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/ Latino, and/or educationally and economically disadvantaged, while also being intentional in our efforts to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for women and LGBT students, residents, faculty, and staff.

We are committed to achieving a climate of inclusion that respects and affirms diverse backgrounds and life experiences. We recognize that excellence in all aspects of education, training, research, and care delivery can only be achieved when all students, faculty, staff, community members and patients experience authentic connection and engagement; feel supported; and are encouraged to participate and contribute to creating health equity.

For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.