The Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine seek a physician to join the Section of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine to serve as Hospital Epidemiologist.
The successful candidate will be given the resources to develop a dynamic hospital epidemiology program at a safety-net hospital with a unique and diverse patient population. They will have support from an associate / assistant hospital epidemiologist, infection preventionists, data analysts, and implementation scientists. closely with the quality and performance improvement program and public health partners. In addition, they will work closely with the antimicrobial stewardship program and, based on interest, can be actively involved in this work.
Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree, be board eligible in Infectious Diseases (certification is preferred), have demonstrated excellence in patient care and teaching, and have the ability to lead an independent program in hospital epidemiology. A master's or doctoral degree in a public health-related field and experience as an associate or assistant hospital epidemiologist in a tertiary care environment is preferred. The successful candidate will also be able to participate in investigator-initiated and/or multi-center collaborative research. Boston Medical Center and Boston University are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and under-represented minority candidates. Candidates who will create programs that recognize the need for racial equity and justice and prioritize our mission for ‘exceptional care without exception,' are sought.
The ID Section has expertise treating infections in patients with a wide range of comorbidities and immunocompromising conditions and has particular clinical strengths in infection control and antimicrobial stewardship; HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and infections in patients with opioid-use disorders; tuberculosis; and travel- and migration-related diseases, in particular, Chagas disease. Our research strengths include epidemiology, health services and outcomes and implementation research; emerging infections, tuberculosis and global health. Numerous faculty have joint appointments in the School of Public Health and/or the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories. We have a strong connection with the Boston Public Health Commission and the Department of Public Health.
Applicants should email their CV and a brief narrative of their background and plans to Dr. Tamar F. Barlam, MD, Section Chief, Infectious Diseases care of Vivienne Brand (Vivienne.Brand@bmc.org)
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