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Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kim Boggess, MD

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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine is recruiting a Director for its Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM). The division is comprised of 13 physicians, 6 fellows, and multiple advanced practice providers, including genetic counselors and sonographers. The MFM Division is focused on providing outstanding patient care, conducting innovative research, and excelling in the education of trainees at all levels. The division offers a wide breadth of clinical care, including consultation, prenatal diagnosis, fetal therapy, multidisciplinary prenatal care, inpatient obstetrics in a Level IV perinatal center, and postpartum care.
The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division also has an extensive research portfolio, with 5 NIH-funded principal investigators and ongoing projects that span a wide gamut, from basic science through health services research. Currently funded projects totaling over $16 million through 2026 include interventions to prevent preterm birth; effect of environment on preterm birth; maternal and infant determinants of vascular aging and adverse health outcome; artificial intelligence to provide obstetric ultrasound in low resources areas; whole genome sequencing for prenatal diagnosis of lethal fetal anomalies; long term follow up of postpartum women with hypertension, and others. Faculty members are actively engaged in multi-institutional collaborations and in national and international professional organizations, as well as serving the health and wellbeing of the people of North Carolina. UNC Obstetrics and Gynecology is among the top OB-GYN departments in the country, with more than 90 faculty in 10 different divisions and more than 50 residents and fellows. This department is known for its innovative clinical care, robust research portfolio (ranked #4 in NIH funding), and outstanding training programs, with a #3 Doximity-ranked residency program and 8 subspeciality fellowship programs. Completion of a 4-year ACGME approved OB-GYN residency and a 2-3-year fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine are required.  Board Certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Maternal Fetal Medicine are also required. Ideal candidates will have previous leadership experience as a Medical Director, Fellowship Director, or Division Director, and should have a track record of scholarly publications and research presentations.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.  To apply for this position electronically, please go to:            You will be asked to attach a cover letter expressing your interest in this position and explaining how your education and experience qualify you as an outstanding candidate. You will also be asked to upload your updated Curriculum Vitae and contact information for at least four professional references.  The cover letter should be addressed to: Hannah Little, MHA UNC Department of OB-GYN, CB# 7570 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7570  The Department’s website is:  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or status as a protected veteran.