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Dartmouth Health Section Chief(FT) - Rheumatology in Lebanon, New Hampshire


Section of Rheumatology - Department of Medicine

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center - Lebanon, NH

The Department of Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) is searching for a dynamic, experienced, future-oriented academic Rheumatologist to become the new Chief of the Section of Rheumatology. The new Section Chief will lead Rheumatology’s clinical and research operations. The Section of Rheumatology provides a variety of outstanding inpatient and outpatient services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, NH, with outpatient visits numbering more than 12,000 per year. As the only academic medical center in New Hampshire, we care for an incredibly diverse group of patients. Teaching and research are core parts of our mission and we are committed to teaching fellows, house staff and medical students.We have a robust clinical trials program in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis conducting >15 Phase II, III and IV trials in the last 5 years. Basic scientific research in innate and adaptive immunity is extramurally funded by the NIH, Department of Defense and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

This section has a total of 10 physicians, 3 advanced practice professionals (nurse practitioners and physician assistants), and a dedicated team of nurses, medical assistants and administrative personnel. The chief collaborates with a Practice Manager and Nurse Manager to lead and manage clinical operations. .

This is an exciting opportunity for a mid-level to senior Rheumatologist with past leadership experience in the areas of research, clinical care, practice management, teaching, and mentoring faculty members. It is expected that the strong applicant would be able to provide dynamic leadership for our engaged providers and support staff as they continue to optimize the quality and efficiency of their team-based outpatient services, and would be eligible for academic appointment at the level of Associate or full Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

What the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic has to offer you:

  • An established and growing patient base

  • A collegial work environment with all medical and other specialists and subspecialists Strong ties to our medical school (3 miles away) and our affiliated VA Medical Center (6 miles away)

  • A national reputation for quality at our Hospital, Medical School, and affiliated Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

  • Competitive compensation and benefits packages

  • Dedicated CME time and funds

  • Funds available to the section chief to develop his or her section

What our location in the Heart of New England has to offer you:

  • Four beautiful and distinct seasons to enjoy

  • Local access to mountains, hiking trails, lakes, bike routes, and winter sports venues

  • Easy access to Manchester and Boston airports and major airlines

  • Superb cultural opportunities locally in art, theater, and music at Dartmouth’s Hopkins Center and other local venues

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health is a nationally recognized health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered care and quality improvement, we work with our partners to help create a more sustainable health system for our region. Founded in 1893, our system now includes New Hampshire’s only Level 1 trauma center, its own air ambulance service, and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation. We also have the only Children’s Hospital Association-approved comprehensive, full-service children’s hospital in the state. As an Academic Health Center, D-H provides access to nearly 12,500 primary care doctors and specialists in our region in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research in many areas in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Letters of inquiry should be addressed to:

David J. Feller-Kopman

Section Chief, Pulmonary

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

One Medical Center Drive Lebanon, NH 03756



Required Licensure/Certifications

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Rheumatology - Must obtain and maintain a medical license and DEA registration in the State of NH

  • Area of Interest:Physician;

  • FTE/Hours per pay period:1.00 - 1.00 - 40 hrs/week;

  • Shift:Day;

  • Job ID:10020;

Dartmouth Health is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. We do not exclude or treat people differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.