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Chair - Los Angeles, CA

UCLA Dept of Medicine
Los Angeles, California 90024
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Chair, Department of Ophthalmology

If you're looking to make a significant impact with one of the world's premier centers of medical knowledge, we have an exceptional opportunity at the David Geffen School of Medicine - part of UCLA Health. You will serve as both Department of Ophthalmology Chair and Director of the UCLA Stein Eye Institute - nationally-ranked among the top ophthalmology departments and institutes.

You will collaborate with clinical, academic, and administrative leaders across the health system to establish and execute the strategic vision of the Department of Ophthalmology and UCLA Stein Eye Institute. This will involve advancing consistent excellence in clinical care, education, research, and community engagement through faculty recruitment, the development of educational and research programs, the oversight of clinical operations, financial management, staffing, performance improvement, and the strengthening of community partnerships. You will also cultivate a collegial, multidisciplinary culture, provide mentorship to faculty members and promote clinical quality, safety, and operational distinction.

We seek a nationally-recognized ophthalmologist with a deep commitment to advancing diversity, health equity and inclusion alongside scientific excellence, innovation and compassionate care. You must have significant expertise in the areas that support our academic mission, with superb communication skills and an aptitude for collaboration in a complex environment. MD or equivalent advanced degree, board certification, appropriate academic credentials, and California licensure eligibility also required.

Email all confidential inquiries, nominations, or submissions (CV and informative personal statement) to:
S. Thomas Carmichael, MD, PhD and Carol M. Mangione, MD, MSPH, search committee co-chairs c/o Bridget Hough, Director of Academic & Executive Search, UCLA Health at chair.ophthalmology@mednet.ucla.edu

To receive full consideration by the committee, please apply by August 2, 2021. If the position hasn't been filled, applications will be accepted until October 1, 2021.

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Posted: 2021-07-12 Expires: 2021-08-09

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Chair - Los Angeles, CA

UCLA Dept of Medicine
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