UNIV - Open Rank - Department of Medicine: Division of Endocrinology
Medical University of South Carolina
- Charleston, South Carolina
- Full Time
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EntityMedical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)
DepartmentCC000967 UNIV | COM DOM Endocrinology CC
Pay Rate TypeSalary
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Work ShiftDay (United States of America)
Job Description SummaryThe Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), located in Charleston, SC, and the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases are seeking a full-time academic Obesity Medicine specialist to participate in clinical care, research and teaching. Applicants must be Board Certified in their primary field such as Internal Medicine or Family Medicine and BC/BE in Obesity Medicine.
The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at MUSC has a distinguished history of clinical, translational, and basic research as well as a reputation of excellence in clinical care and education. Now under the new leadership of Dr. Marc-Andre Cornier, the Division is focusing on cardiometabolic disorders such as overweight/obesity and expanding on clinical services, research and education in this area.
The successful applicant will be experienced in and passionate about Obesity Medicine. This individual will work closely with and support other providers, including bariatric surgeons, endocrinologists, internists, gastroenterologists, psychologists, advanced practice providers, and dieticians with the ongoing care and treatment of physician-directed weight loss and wellness services. This individual will provide comprehensive care for the surgical and nonsurgical management of overweight and obesity and will be comfortable with managing weight related comorbidities. This individual will also have an essential role in contributing to the growth and development of comprehensive weight loss and wellness center services at MUSC.
The appointee will work with teams from bariatric surgery, endocrinology and primary care, including advanced practice providers and dietitians. Teaching duties will focus on education of fellows, residents and medical students, as well as improving faculty and staff education in the field of Obesity Medicine.
Additional Job Description
The successful candidate will hold an academic rank commensurate with experience.
MD or MD/PhD board certified (or board eligible) in Internal Medicine.
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