Faculty - General Internal Medicine (Primary Care)
University of Minnesota Physicians
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: R0013475
Faculty Physician – Primary Care Internal Medicine
(Assistant or Associate Professor – Academic or Master Clinician Track)
The Department of Medicine is seeking outpatient academic general internists to serve as clinician educators in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota. These faculty appointments will work in the Primary Care Clinic at the M Health Clinics and Surgery Center on the East Bank of the campus.
About the Appointment:
The University Primary Care Clinic serves and treats many unique patient populations including:
Complex primary care: patients who have one or more chronic diseases managed by other subspecialists at the University (i.e. post kidney transplant, autoimmune disease, hematologic malignancy).
University of Minnesota community: professors, administrators, and medical staff who work at the University.
Local community: patients who live in the nearby surrounding neighborhoods, including Seward, Highland Park, and Prospect Park in Minneapolis.
The Primary Care Clinic is located within the Clinics and Surgery Center (CSC), a modern facility which opened in 2016 and houses the outpatient practice of M Health Physicians at the University. The building includes a state of the art radiology department with access to advanced imaging services seven days a week. Similarly, support from laboratory services is equal to that of our UMMC Emergency Department, with a full panel of acute care labs available in addition to routine screening with fast turnaround times. There is availability for outpatient IV therapy through the Specialty Infusion and Procedure Center.
Our faculty physicians have the opportunity for flexible clinic schedules, Monday through Friday and limited Saturday mornings. We also provide 10-20% of our appointments via virtual care. Evening/weekend call duties are fully supported by Fairview Nurse Advisors triage.
The mission of the Division of General Internal Medicine is to develop and support faculty in the collaborative work of improving health, healthcare and education for our patients and learners here and abroad.
We currently have 13 physicians and 2 apps (UMP employed) in the Primary Care Clinic. 3 Family Medicine providers also help in Primary Care Clinic when needed. There are other ambulatory physicians in the Division that work at CUHCC.
he division has a mentoring program for all faculty appointments to support them in their clinical, educational and scholarship pursuits.
Commitment to clinical/QI/educational scholarship; advancement within the institution will depend on demonstration of clinical and scholarly achievement.
Faculty will have numerous teaching opportunities, including clinical precepting in the Primary Care Clinic for Internal Medicine residents and medical students. Faculty can engage in teaching during the first and second year of medical school in roles such as course director, small group facilitator, or lecturer. Our faculty also present topics to the Internal Medicine residents through our Lunch and Learn series and participate in the Internal Medicine Education Days (IMED) relating to primary care. Opportunities are available for GME-level interprofessional teaching and collaboration across the Academic Health Center.
Academic faculty receive protected time to facilitate research projects, curriculum development, presentations at academic meetings, peer reviewed publications in the literature, and other academic pursuits. Candidates should have a commitment to clinical excellence, education, and/or quality improvement and advancement within the institution will depend on scholarly productivity. Most teaching roles also come with FTE support. The division has a strong mentoring program for all faculty to support them in their career development.
Access to weekly Department of Medicine conferences, such as Research Conference, Grand Rounds, and Morbidity and Mortality enhance the stimulating academic environment for students, trainees, and faculty alike.
About the Division:
The Division of General Internal Medicine is large and growing and includes a Section of Primary Care, Section of Hospital Medicine, Health Psychology, an Executive Health program, and a group of Research Faculty. Many division members hold positions of leadership within medical education and clinic administration. The mission of the Division of General Internal Medicine is to develop and support faculty in the collaborative work of improving health, healthcare, and education for our patients and learners here and abroad. For more information, visit our website: http://www.dom.umn.edu/general-internal-medicine/index.htm
Graduate of an accredited ACGME Internal Medicine or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics residency training program.
Board eligibility or board certification in Internal Medicine or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure.
Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota
Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges
Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.?
Demonstrated excellence in patient care.
Demonstrated enthusiasm for medical education and strong teaching skills.
Advanced training in General Internal Medicine or practice experience is highly desirable.
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health Fairview (M Health Fairview) shared care delivery system. M Health Fairview represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.
EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a physician-led multi-specialty group practice. We are committed to patient care, teaching and research, with employment opportunities either as a faculty physician at the University of Minnesota Medical School, community-employed physician or advanced practice provider throughout our partnerships with health systems across Minnesota.