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UT Health Division Chief, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Texas

Division Chief, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School



McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2100000T

The Department of Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School atThe University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is seeking an outstanding physician-scientist to serve as the Division Chief of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine.

Position Key Accountabilities:

We are looking for an academician with exemplary leadership, administrative, and mentoring skills who will lead and continue enhancing the clinical, research and educational activities of the Division.

The Division currently shares 30 multidisciplinary faculty members who practice at 9 different ambulatory practice locations and 2 inpatient sites in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine throughout the Houston area. It maintains a broad, robust, productive and integrated academic practice, as well as outstanding clinical research. The Division supports 22 fellows in the Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship program, and 3 fellows in the Sleep Medicine fellowship program.

The University of Texas McGovern Medical School (UTMMS) and Division is located within the Texas Medical Center (TMC) and affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Hospital (MHH) Health System. The academic inpatient activities are performed at the connected MHH-TMC campus. The Division Chief will also play a crucial role in the development of pulmonary and sleep activities at the UTMMS affiliated Lyndon B. Johnson County Hospital. Moreover, the TMC is the largest medical center in the world, with 21 hospitals, eight academic research institutions within just a few miles.

Houston is an economic juggernaut and is the number 1 city for job creation in the U.S. The city has 19 museums, the Theater District with the renowned Houston Grand Opera, world-class Houston Ballet, excellent Symphony, trendy restaurants, great hotels and multiple outstanding shopping centers. Housing is relatively more affordable.

Interested applicants must submit an official application via the UT Health job website. Additionally, applicants can forward a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Dr. Philip Orlander, Search Committee Chairman atPhilip.R.Orlander@uth.tmc.eduor call (713) 500-6650.


The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License. Required or preferred board certification/eligibility statement. Required or preferred minimum years of clinical experience or years post residency statement.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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