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Perinatal Director, Fetal Treatment Program

Site Name:
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division, University of California, San Francisco
550 16th street
san francisco, California 94158
Jill Harrell

Additional Information

Perinatal Director, Fetal Treatment Program

Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco, is seeking a Board Certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine Subspecialist to join our Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division as the Perinatal Director of the Fetal Treatment Program. 

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Fetal Treatment Center Director and the MFM Division Chief on implementation, expansion, strategic growth, and ongoing operation of the perinatal program in the UCSF FTC. Excellent communication skills and ability to function in a consultative role are required. The position includes clinical care, teaching, and research. Clinical responsibilities include the evaluation, counseling, and management of patients with fetal anomalies who are referred to the UCSF FTC. The candidate must have expertise in obstetrical sonography and sonographically guided procedures such as CVS, amniocentesis, and other invasive procedures. Experience with fetoscopy, intrauterine transfusion, fetal shunt placement, and laser therapy for twin-twin transfusion syndrome is desirable but not required. In addition to clinical responsibilities, the candidate will supervise and teach residents, fellows, and medical students and have the opportunity to perform research. The candidate must qualify for a full-time faculty position as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF.

The UCSF Fetal Treatment Center was the first institution to develop fetal surgery, and combines the talents of specialists in pediatric surgery, genetics, perinatology, anesthesia, cardiology, radiology, nursing, and neonatal medicine. We are one of the most experienced institutions in fetal surgery and our dedication to research, innovation, and clinical application has included the training of many dedicated physicians. Our team of doctors, nurses, and social workers works together to coordinate all aspects of care from diagnosis to postoperative recovery and long-term follow-up. UCSF has a long history of excellence in clinical care, and is part of a vibrant basic, translational, and clinical research community. The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences is internationally respected and provides an infrastructure that facilitates success. UCSF has just opened a new hospital at our state of- the-art Mission Bay Campus and we are seeking candidates committed to improving the lives and health of all women through excellence, innovation, and leadership. UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Please apply online at, with a CV, cover letter, statement of contributions to diversity, and three references (contact information only).