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UT Dell Medical School- Assistant/Associate Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine

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Austin, Texas
Lorie Harper

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The Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin is seeking an exceptional leader to join the Department of Women’s Health as Assistant Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine.

The Dell Medical School accepted its first class of 50 students in 2016, with the explicit aim of creating a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation’s leading research universities, the Dell Medical School will pursue innovation in the redesign of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and interprofessional education. It is the fifth medical school in the UT System and the first medical school established in nearly five decades by a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading public and private research universities.  An extraordinary commitment of resources, both public and private, has already been made to enable the development and success of the Dell Medical School.  The School is partnering closely with the community and regional healthcare providers and payers to provide new models for health promotion, healthcare delivery, and clinical care for the community’s underserved population.

The Department of Women’s Health encompasses the full range of subspecialties including specialists in Academic General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

The Assistant / Associate Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine will be responsible for providing evidence-based, multidisciplinary care for patients requiring high risk obstetrics services, educating the next generation of leaders in maternal fetal medicine and contributing to investigation and discovery in the area of maternal fetal medicine.  The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine currently includes five members with plans to grow to ten over the next five years.

Specific job responsibilities will include:
  • Participation in the design, implementation and iteration of a value-based high-risk obstetrics care
  • Fostering care integration across the community and within hospital facilities
  • Participation in the development of new cross-continuum, multidisciplinary care pathways for priority areas based on best-available clinical evidence, including referral guidelines for primary care providers and management guidelines for post-acute providers
  • Participation in relevant registries and patient-reported outcomes into clinical workflows for the purposes of measuring clinical quality
  • Participation in the creation of care guidelines and best practices for high risk obstetrics where national guidelines do not currently exist
  • Developing partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and post-acute providers in Austin and Central Texas
  • Training and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows on new models of care and clinical practice
  • Contributing to the development of a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Collaborating with other schools at the University of Texas at Austin and across the University of Texas system on multidisciplinary, value-based care models
Required qualifications:
  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school
  • Board certification in Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Eligible for appointment as an Assistant / Associate Professor
  • Record of leadership and achievement in academic medicine
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity
Application Instructions
Interested parties please submit letter of interest and updated CV.

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