VA Palo Alto Health Care System invites Board Certified Thoracic and/or Cardiovascular Radiologists to join its full-time faculty. We will seek an appointment for the successful candidate at Stanford University School of Medicine as a Clinician Educator (Affiliated). Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Major criteria for academic appointment include excellence in clinical care and teaching, as well as institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. Primary clinical duties for this position include but are not limited to interpretation of thoracic and vascular studies, including plain film, CT, and MRI. Protected research time, if desired, will be commensurate with funding support.
VA Palo Alto, one of the premier Veterans Affairs sites in the country, operates over 800 beds, including three nursing homes and a 100-bed homeless domiciliary serving over 67,000 enrolled Veterans in addition to many more referred for higher level care. The health system provides a comprehensive range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research – maintaining one of the top three research programs in the VA. The Radiology Department is set to open a new facility to include several new 3T MRI and CT modalities, in addition to a PET/MRI. A new mammography suite, renovated IR suites, and patient holding area are scheduled to open or have recently opened. VA Palo Alto is also home to one of the most advanced educational simulation centers in the VA network.
The Radiology Service at VA Palo Alto is tightly affiliated with the Stanford Radiology residency program, a fully-accredited program with a total of 52 residents. Many of the full-time faculty participate also in a 1-month medical student clerkship, as well. The Radiology Service routinely garners many teaching accolades, and a genuine interest in education is a prerequisite.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.