The Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a Section Chief of Body Imaging to lead a dedicated group of Body Imaging Radiologists practicing outstanding patient care, resident and fellow teaching, and academic excellence.
The Section Chief reports to the Department Chair of Diagnostic Radiology and leads our team of seven Body Imaging faculty members. The Section Chief oversees all services provided by the Section across OHSU facilities. Expectations of the Section Chief include maintaining excellence in clinical services combined with a strong commitment to research and education. Prior experience in leadership and faculty mentorship is highly desirable. Academic rank will be dependent on qualifications. OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from under-represented minorities and women are also encouraged. OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from under-represented minorities and women are also encouraged. Candidates must be ABR board certified or equivalent.
Clinical responsibilities will include CT of the chest, abdomen and pelvis (including advanced applications such as three-dimensional imaging, CT urography, virtual colonoscopy and CT enterography), MRI of the abdomen and pelvis (including liver, biliary, prostate, gynecologic and genitourinary applications), general body ultrasound (including abdominal, pelvic, early pregnancy, and neck studies) image-guided needle biopsies and aspirations, GI and GU fluoroscopic examinations, and attendance at interdisciplinary tumor boards. As the only academic health center in the state of Oregon, OHSU provides a full spectrum of care to a large and diverse population, including an active transplant program and the Knight Cancer Institute. Accordingly, the department has state of the art imaging equipment and sees patients with a wide mix of complexity and pathology. Academic activities within the section are centered on the promotion of excellence in the evidence-based application, performance, and interpretation of Body Imaging. Educational responsibilities will include teaching at all levels commensurate with a large academic center, including medical student, resident, fellow and postgraduate training.
The campus offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes, including one of the first Clinical and Translational Sciences Award-funded programs in the country (the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute), the Advanced Imaging Research Center (dedicated to improving medical imaging), the Center for Radiochemistry Research, the Knight Cancer Institute, the Dotter Interventional Institute, the Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (dedicated to elucidating the structural and mechanical properties of cells and tissues), and the Oregon National Primate Research Center. The Knight Cancer Institute is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Oregon.
To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Fergus Coakley, MD, Professor and Chair, OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology at email@example.com.