Associate Director for Clinical Affairs 12/6/2019

UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Doctoral Degree


UT Southwestern Medical Center seeks a dynamic physician leader for Associate Director for Clinical Affairs in the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, which works to accelerate the translation of fundamental discoveries into cutting-edge treatments for a broad spectrum of brain disorders. The Associate Director for Clinical Affairs will serve as the Senior Clinical Physician Leader driving strategies and implementing clinical operations designed to advance the national preeminence of the O'Donnell Brain Institute at UT Southwestern.

The Associate Director for Clinical Affairs in the O'Donnell Brain Institute will take the lead for advancing the treatment of brain disease, partnering with other departments at UT Southwestern caring for patients with brain diseases, including Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. This includes the development of nationally-recognized multidisciplinary "destination" clinical programs that draw key care resources from the constituent departments as well as ancillary providers. This position will work with key Health System and departmental stakeholders to create and sustain an innovative, patient-centered culture emphasizing quality, safety, and efficiency.

The Associate Director will have a dual reporting relationship to the Director of the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute and the Executive Vice President for Health System Affairs or his designee. Candidates must hold an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) and qualify for an unrestricted Texas medical license. The Associate Director will also have a faculty appointment in the O'Donnell Brain Institute. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression..