The Department of Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) is currently seeking qualified GI/transplant hepatology applicants to join an active hepatology and gastroenterology academic practice. The incumbent will have clinical, teaching and research duties and responsibilities. Weekly clinical duties typically include: general hepatology clinic, liver transplant clinic, and outpatient and inpatient procedures. The new faculty member will be responsible for evaluating patients with the whole spectrum of liver disorders including the management of primary liver disease, primary liver cancer, end-stage liver disease and patients requiring liver transplantation. The hepatologist working in conjunction with transplant surgeons and other hepatologists will select and manage the patient before, during and after transplant. Research is encouraged in the areas of hepatology and liver transplantation. Fellowship training in gastroenterology is preferred and experience/training in transplant hepatology is required. Academic credentials that will support a faculty appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor and ability to obtain Medical Licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is mandatory.
The Temple Liver Transplant Program is led by some of the foremost liver experts in the country. Temple's team of surgeons, hepatologists, oncologists, radiologists, and pre- and post-transplant coordinators have decades of successful experience in providing care for seriously ill patients, from initial evaluation to post-transplant care. In 2008, the Temple Liver Unit was named a "Center of Excellence" by Philadelphia Magazine.
Our team provides liver transplant services for adult patients with a wide range of conditions including advanced cirrhosis due to hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, liver cancer, drug toxicity, and rare metabolic disorders.
Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM).
Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.4 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.
Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita and complete contact information to the address below. Personal statements summarizing clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are encouraged.
Benjamin Krevsky, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Chief Section of Gastroenterology, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 215-707-5666 Fax: 215-707-9452
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.