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Chief - WV

West Virginia University

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Morgantown, West Virginia 26506
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  • Hospital Medicine
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WVU School of Medicine, Department of Medicine seeks a board-certified internal medicine physician at the rank of Associate Professor or above to serve as the Hospital Medicine Section Chief at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.  This is a new position created to enhance the vision and mission of the institution and to serve the needs of our patients, learners, and communities.  The Hospital Medicine Chief will have leadership and management skills and experience in scholarly work, excellence in teaching, clinical activities and systems of care.  She/he will also have expertise in Quality of Care Programs.  The ideal candidate will have approximately 5 years of experience in hospital medicine at an academic center. The Hospital Medicine Chief will spend 25% of time in developing and enhancing the academic hospital medicine section, 25% of time teaching and scholarly activity and 50% of time in clinical activities, quality and coordination of care.

WVU Medicine is a national leader in Quality and was recently awarded the 2016 Bernard A. Birnbaum Quality Leadership Award from Vizient which represents top 10% performance in Quality compared to other Academic Medical Centers. We provide the most advanced level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states, and West Virginia University Hospital is the only Magnet-designated hospital in the state. 

WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate.  The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one.  To learn more, visit and apply online at

For additional questions, please contact Annette Belcher, Senior Physician Recruiter, at


WVU is an AA/EO employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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