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Director, Section of Hospital Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Competitive salary
Closing date
Feb 6, 2024

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Hospital Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center
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Director, Section of Hospital Medicine

Department of Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center's (VUMC) Department of Medicine is seeking an outstanding leader to direct the Section of Hospital Medicine. The ideal candidate should be a qualified physician with a bold and innovative vision to further our threefold mission of delivering exceptional patient care, pioneering significant discoveries, and training future physician leaders in a diverse and inclusive setting.

The Section of Hospital Medicine, a dynamic academic section within the Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, boasts over 110 dedicated faculty and staff members. The majority of our clinical care is provided at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, but our team also extends care to four hospitals within a single geographic area.


Section faculty participate in a variety of clinical activities including teaching services at both the Veteran’s Administration (VA) and VUMC, and various consultation, observation, procedural, admission, hospital at home, and care for complex medical patients. The Section has recently begun offering specialist hospitalist care for geriatrics and cardiology. Our faculty hold multiple teaching roles in both undergraduate and graduate medical education, and they have secured extramural research funding mainly from the VA and NIH.

As VUMC is currently undergoing significant growth, the candidate will be expected to provide leadership during this expansion phase. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is ranked among the top ten Schools of Medicine, with the Department of Medicine being in the top five for NIH funding.

Located in the heart of Nashville, a booming city renowned for excellence in healthcare, finance, commerce, and entertainment, VUMC draws world-class trainees and faculty.

Interested applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest to our Search Committee Chair, Harvey Murff, MD, Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at . VUMC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.



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