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Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine

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New York,NY
Tara Vittese

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NYU Langone Health, in partnership with Korn Ferry, announces a national search for the Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine. NYU Langone Health, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, and one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education, is seeking the next Director to lead their Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Reporting to the Department Chair for Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs – Obstetrics, this new leader will lead the continued expansion of the Division with the opportunity to recruit faculty, including physician investigators and clinician educators. The Division Director will be expected to enhance research activity in the Division and importantly, create opportunities for trainees to gain experience and mentorship in research. The successful candidate will be a nationally recognized leader and scholar in Maternal Fetal Medicine, with a distinguished record of achievement in clinical and research work, education, and administration.  They will have demonstrated a leadership style that is focused on the success of the faculty in all of their endeavors; a deep understanding of the role of culture in organizational success; and a willingness to be both strategic and tactical in achieving Division and Department objectives. Deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Division Director will collaborate closely with leadership in pediatric, adult subspecialties, nursing, and quality and safety. In addition to operational and clinical oversight, the Division Director will contribute to the already established success in building research infrastructure and collaborations across NYU Langone and beyond.   Key Responsibilities The Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine will have: ·         A shared responsibility for the development of programmatic goals, operations, and organizational development of the NYU Langone Health perinatology clinical enterprise ·         A shared responsibility for aligning inter-professional and multidisciplinary teams in the care of the parturient on labor and delivery, antepartum and ambulatory settings ·         Responsibility for the professional and leadership development of the faculty of the Division ·         Responsibility for demonstrating commitment and effectiveness in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all actions related to the Division ·         Responsibility for effective stewardship of Division resources and compliance with organizational and relevant external regulations ·         Shared responsibility along with the Chair and Departmental Administrator for hiring of other professional and support staff for the Division ·         Responsibility for strategic planning related to development of research, for guiding the growth of research in the Division and, for fostering collaborative research involving faculty of other divisions/departments ·         Responsibility for the fiscal management of the Division including budgeting and resource allocation ·         Oversight of the educational activities in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine Professional Experience/Qualifications ·         Qualified candidates will possess a MD, MD/PhD, DO or equivalent and be fellowship trained and board certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine ·         They will be a well-respected clinician with significant high-risk obstetrics experience, as well as leadership and managerial experience, preferably in a research-intensive institute or academic setting. Scholarship should be sufficient to qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor at NYU Grossman School of Medicine ·         They will have a current New York state medical license or the ability to gain and retain licensure in New York. Successful completion of a U.S. Accredited OB/GYN Residency training program is also required. Procedure for Candidacy ·         NYU Langone Health has retained the services of the executive search firm Korn Ferry to conduct this very important recruitment. Initial applications should consist of two documents: o   First, a full-length curriculum vitae. o   Second, a two-page letter of interest describing why you are interested in both the role and NYU Langone, why you are best suited for the position based on your experience, and why now is a good time for you to consider this opportunity. ·         All inquiries, nominations and applications should be submitted in confidence to:   Equal Employment Opportunity   ·         NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.