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UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Kennamer Extensivist Fellowship Position 2024-2025 in Los Angeles, California

Kennamer Extensivist Fellowship Position 2024-2025 Apply now to Kennamer Extensivist Fellowship Position 2024-2025

Job #JPF09229

  • Medicine-General Medicine & Hl / David Geffen School Of Medicin / UCLA

    Position overview

    Salary range: The posted UC salary scales [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html] set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The salary for this position is $74,800 - $115,000. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan [https://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-670.pdf], which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

    Application Window

    Open date: March 21, 2024

    Next review date: Monday, Apr 22, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: Friday, Jun 28, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

    Position description

The Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research in the Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA invites applications for a Kennamer Extensivist Fellowship position. The fellowship is designed to train outstanding clinicians with expertise in caring for a highly complex and vulnerable patient population across the care spectrum.

UCLA Health is seeking one motivated physician for a fellowship in general primary care. This one-year fellowship beginning July 1, 2024 is a junior academic appointment as a HS Clinical Instructor in general primary care. The fellow will have longitudinal clinical rotations in a variety of UCLA and non-UCLA clinical sites, with flexibility in tailoring the experiences to the learning environment and career goals of the fellow.

The fellowship aims to train outstanding, innovative, fellow physicians, who deliver high quality, interdisciplinary and humanistic care to a highly complex and vulnerable patient population using a unique model of care that enhances internal medicine training. They will engage in a project exploring innovative care delivery techniques to improve the health of complex patients. Fellows will engage in experiences that expand their breadth and depth of knowledge to prepare them for advanced practice.

Fellowship components will include:

  • Care for medically and psychosocially complex patients

  • Effectively leading an interdisciplinary team in the ambulatory setting

  • Developing comfort with using the patient’s home as an effective care setting

  • Incorporating telehealth, including remote monitoring to care for patients in the home setting

  • Engaging in experiences in palliative care, behavioral health, and East-West medicine

  • Training surrounding substance use disorders and treatment

  • Treating mental health disorders in patients with complex medical conditions

  • Opportunities to teach residents and medical students

  • Opportunity to receive training in LEAN methodology Quality Improvement Methods

  • Coursework and workshops spanning a variety of topics including complex care medicine, transitions of care, social determinants of health, epidemiology and statistics, palliative care medicine, advance care planning, and behavioral health

Successful applicants are U.S.-trained M.D.'s or D.O.'s and are expected to have completed an Internal Medicine residency. Candidate must have excellent inpatient and outpatient skills.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A U.S.-trained M.D. or D.O. is required.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements

Committee will request references at later time

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09229

Help contact: esantiago@mednet.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.