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University of Utah Associate Primary Care Chief/DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Associate Primary Care Chief/DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin As soon as possible


Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs (Ambulatory Care), Division of General Internal Medicine

The University of Utah, Department of Internal Medicine is seeking an Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs (Ambulatory Care) in the Division of General Internal Medicine ( DGIM ) with proven leadership and management skills and strong clinical credentials. This is an excellent opportunity as the primary care group in DGIM has been growing and there has been an increased emphasis on primary care integration throughout the University of Utah Health system. The Associate Division Chief will work closely with Division Chief to advance the clinical activities of the Division across its portfolio, including educational and scholarly activities related to ambulatory care.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:

•Providing operational leadership and oversees, directs, and manages all daily and programmatic clinical activities of DGIM , including physician productivity, template optimization, and other efficiency metrics

•Participating in strategic planning and business plan development, including setting up new clinical sites and programs

•Collaborating with University of Utah Health to improve quality of care and disseminate results of innovative quality improvement programs

•Working with Department and School of Medicine leadership to optimize training in ambulatory care for medical students and residents

•Assisting Division Chief with recruitment, onboarding, and mentoring of new primary care/ambulatory faculty

•Participating on Division, Department, and other Health Sciences committees as appropriate in connection with primary responsibilities

•Preparing General Medicine Division budgets in cooperation with Division leadership

•Developing annual goals and objectives, oversees the implementation of DGIM ambulatory care goals

•Collaborating with other primary care leaders in University of Utah Health (e.g., Department of Family and Preventive Medicine)

This individual will work collaboratively with other Division leaders who have specific responsibilities for individual units.

The Associate Division Chief reports to and works under the direction of the Division Chief. The successful candidate will be a physician with a strong record of clinical leadership, and progressive administrative experience. Demonstration of leadership capacity and ability to communicate effectively are essential. Candidates should qualify for the appointment at the associate professor or professor level on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the University of Utah, be board certified in Internal Medicine, and be eligible for a renewable medical license in the State of Utah.

We are committed to fostering a stimulating and collegial work-place and provide competitive compensation packages. As the largest metropolitan area in the Intermountain Region, Salt Lake City offers cultural diversity, a variety of outdoor activities, low-cost living expense and possesses a rich and diverse array of cultural opportunities including theater, a major symphony orchestra, opera, chamber music, ballet, and professional sports teams. For more information on living in Utah, please visit http://healthsciences.utah.edu/living-in-utah.php Recruitment is ongoing until a suitable candidate is identified or the search is closed.

Please submit CV and letter of interest to apply online: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/107895

Inquires may be sent to:

Molly B. Conroy, MD, MPH , FASCM , FAHA


John Rex and Alice C. Winder Presidential Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine

Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine

University of Utah School of Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 09/21/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02493F

Type Faculty