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The newly established UTHealth Rio Grande Valley seeks a board-certified Preventive Medicine physician to assist in coordination, development and successful implementation of the Preventive Medicine residency that began with 2 residents in July 2017. The programs goals are to inculcate trainees in the core competencies of general preventive medicine and health promotion, promote health and wellness in vulnerable populations and reduce preventable health disparities.Academic appointment will be in the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine.

Candidate must have an MD, DO or equivalent degree from an accredited institution, and can be licensed in the State of Texas. Must also possess or be able to obtain appropriate medical staff appointment.Completion of ACGME approved Residency in Preventive Medicine and board certification in Preventive Medicine. Experience teaching in Preventive Medicine Residency is a plus. Academic rank will be awarded commensurate with academic credentials and qualifications.

For consideration, please forward a copy of your CV and letter of interest.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine (UTRGV SOM) received preliminary accreditation in October 2015 with first class matriculating in July 2016. UTRGV SOM is comprised of faculty in the following departments: Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry and Neurology, Surgery, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Biomedical Sciences, Population Health and Behavioral Sciences and the South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute. Present Residencies include Family and Community Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Preventive Medicine and Psychiatry. Our physicians will practice under UT Health Rio Grand Valley.

EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCEgrant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.