Division Chief, REI

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Job ID: EB-1534249284
Job Title: Division Chief, REI
Location: Worcester, MA

Division Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor)

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UMass Memorial Medical Center — the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School and the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts — is seeking an innovative, strategic leader to head the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) in Worcester, MA. Applicant should be an accomplished Reproductive Endocrinology leader and administrator in OBGYN and REI. The Division Chief, REI will be responsible for directing REI faculty and divisional activities, participating in clinical practice, IVF operations and procedures, gynecologic ultrasound, gynecologic surgery, and research along with resident and medical student education.

The UMass IVF Center is the only location in Central Massachusetts to offer comprehensive infertility services. The fully certified center is equipped to provide diagnostic and treatment solutions and perform all lVF laboratory and surgical services for patients in Central Massachusetts, Northern Rhode Island, Northern Connecticut, and Southern New Hampshire. UMass Memorial Health is also home to all Ob/Gyn subspecialty services including an exceptional Maternal-Fetal Medicine program, a robust and accomplished faculty who are academic specialists in general Ob/Gyn, and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that offers the highest-level newborn care in the region with unparalleled outcomes.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) are integral to the commitment of our department. Candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine are highly encouraged to apply.

REI Program Highlights:
  • The Chief, Division of REI will serve as the academic leader for a division of 3 fellowship-trained physicians, ultrasonographers, PhD Embryologist, and andrology technicians.
  • Provide leadership at the new, state-of-the-art UMass IVF Center, conveniently located on the Memorial campus, within the Department of Ob/Gyn and Women’s Health Service Line.
  • UMass Memorial Fertility Center Embryology Laboratory is FDA registered, accredited by the College of American Pathologists, and a member of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology.
  • Train and mentor the next generation of REI subspecialists.
  • Wonderful existing infrastructure and support for clinical and basic science research and opportunity to collaborate with leaders in cutting-edge reproductive medicine.
  • The REI Division provides diagnostic, consultative, and treatment services for endometriosis, hormonal disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome, uterine abnormalities, pelvic pain, menopausal symptoms, primary and secondary infertility, and more.
  • The position offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.
  • Academic appointment will be commensurate with training, experience, and achievements.

The idyllic location in Worcester, MA offers a strong and diverse economic base with family-oriented communities and excellent school systems. The city’s proximity to all the lifestyle benefits of New England including Boston and Cape Cod is second to none. As the leading employer in the Worcester area, UMass seeks talent and ideas from individuals of varied backgrounds and viewpoints who will lead interprofessional teams and create and support an inclusive, patient-centered environment in which all members of the team are empowered to succeed.

Opportunity Highlights:
  • The UMass Department of Ob/Gyn is a growing, vibrant setting for professional and research development, and the Chief, will play an instrumental role in developing and expanding our educational and research missions.
  • Experience a highly collegial, collaborative, and supportive work environment where clinical care, education, research, quality, and service are valued.
  • UMass Chan Medical School ranked Top 10 in Primary Care Education by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked 2 in New England for NIH funding. The Nobel Prize-winning research enterprise exceeded $420M in FY21.
  • Excellent clinical training through medical education (UME/GME) programs. Access to the latest technology, research, and clinical trials.
  • UMass hospitals are fully accredited by the Joint Commission.
  • UMass Chan Vaccine Corps helped give 93,000+ COVID-19 shots.
  • Live in a Destination City: Worcester is New England’s second largest city, and the greater Worcester area is an active, vibrant, and energetic community. Enjoy an array of recreational activities including hiking, biking, skiing, and snowboarding or take an easy day trip to the mountains and pristine lakes of Maine, New Hampshire, or Vermont. The city has an outstanding arts & culture scene, and an exciting food district.
Successful candidate should have:
  • MD, DO degree, or equivalent medical degree.
  • Current Board Certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) by the ABMS.
  • Unrestricted State of Massachusetts Medical License (current or eligible).
  • Qualified to hold a faculty appointment in the Department of OBGYN at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor and an appointment to the Medical Staff at UMass Memorial Medical Center.
  • A Deep Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Strong commitment to collaboration, courage, quality, and lifelong learning is essential.
Application Instructions:

Applicants are asked to apply via the “Apply Online” button below. Expressions of interest, including a CV, should be emailed to Mark Foutz: mfoutz@kbic.com and/or academicmedicine@kbic.com

Contact Information:
Mark Foutz
Managing Partner – Academic Hematology & Oncology
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Phone: (972) 265-5369 – Direct
Email: mfoutz@kbic.com

UMass has partnered with Kaye/Bassman to fill this position for the Department of OBGYN.