Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician

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Job ID: EB-4739898176
Job Title: Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician
Location: Gainesville, FL

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician – Core Faculty
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Florida College of Medicine – Sunny Gainesville, Florida

The University of Florida Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a motivated and compassionate Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialist to join our team as a full-time faculty member. Academic track (tenure or non-tenure track) and rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) will be based on qualifications. Our Maternal-Fetal Medicine clinical team consists of seven clinical faculty, three fellows, six ambulatory advanced practice providers, 12 ultrasound technicians, two perinatal nurse navigators, and one genetic counselor. Care is provided at three ambulatory offices and one hospital facility, UF Health Shands Hospital, which has been designated a Level IV Maternal Care-Verified Facility by the Joint Commission’s Maternal Levels of Care Verification program.

As a perinatologist, the MFM Physician Faculty will carry out the division’s missions of patient care, education, and research under the supportive and collaborative leadership direction of the UF Chief of MFM, Dr. Tony Wen. MFM Faculty provide direct care and consultation for patients with high-risk pregnancy conditions at several sites throughout North Central Florida. Other special services performed include comprehensive obstetric ultrasound scans, prenatal genetic testing, diabetes care, and obstetric care for low-risk women.

MFM faculty participate in assigned hospital, medical school, and department committees; attend and support department activities (rounds, special lectures, postgraduate courses, etc.); and participate in division conferences and fellowship activities. Scholarly activities and collaborative research activities are encouraged and there is room for professional growth within the institution. There are numerous opportunities to establish or join multidisciplinary collaborations to address research involving fundamental questions of biology and clinical care. The University of Florida has a long and distinguished history of reproductive and perinatal research across multiple colleges of the University.

Highlights:
  • Join a bustling and extraordinarily successful department with nearly 60,000 patient visits a year in our clinics and almost 3,100 deliveries a year at our Baby-Friendly designated hospital.
  • Opportunities to mentor and teach MFM fellows in our ACGME-accredited MFM Fellowship Program – Approved for one (1) fellow per year, for a total complement of three (3).
  • 16,000+ ultrasound exams performed annually in our American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine-accredited unit.
  • Clinical experiences are transformed in the research laboratory into new therapies.
  • Participation in weekly MFM Fellows’ Conference, Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds, Reproductive and Perinatal Biology Seminar, Neonatal-Maternal-Fetal Medicine Multidisciplinary Conference, Department Journal Clubs, and Research Conferences, and monthly Fetal Echocardiography Conference.
  • Teaching collaboration with faculty members in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Genetics, and Internal Medicine.
  • Ranked among the Nation’s Top 50 Hospitals for OB/GYN and ranked in the Top 10% for Maternity Care.
  • This position offers room for professional growth within UF Health.
  • Extremely competitive salary and full range of UF state benefits, including Sovereign immunity-type medical malpractice; health; life and disability insurance; paid sick leave; and a generous retirement package.

The University of Florida, the nation’s fifth-ranked public university, is in charming Gainesville and is home to UF Health – a distinguished destination for care. Gainesville is a beautifully diverse and vibrant college town, centrally located in north Florida. Enjoy the benefits of small-town living within a short drive to either coast or to Orlando. Residents are in proximity to major airports, world-class entertainment, and some of the best beaches in the world. Home of the “Gator Nation,” award-winning college sports, and year-round outdoor activities, Gainesville is repeatedly voted as one of the Best Places to Live in the USA!

Professional Qualifications:
  • MD or DO, or equivalent degree is required.
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) board certified or eligible.
  • Completion of an approved fellowship and board certified or eligible in Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
  • Active or eligible Florida medical license is required prior to starting employment.
Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online via the “Apply Online” button below. Expressions of interest, including a CV, must be submitted to Alysha Frieden: afrieden@kbic.com and/or academicmedicine@kbic.com

Contact Information:
Alysha Frieden
Lead Search Consultant – Academic OBGYN
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Phone: (972) 265-5382 – Direct

Excellent Salary + Comprehensive Benefits:
  • Highly competitive salaries plus annual incentive compensation opportunity
  • Commencement bonus
  • Paid relocation
  • Student loan assistance
  • Retirement contribution plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Medical, dental, vision & life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • And many other non-traditional benefits

UF Health has a tenured relationship with Kaye/Bassman and has retained the executive search firm, once again, to support UF in their efforts to attract and hire talented physicians to join the faculty at UF Health, Department OB/GYN. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.