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Posted Apr 09

Chief of Dermatology, Baltimore VA Medical Center

Department of Veterans Affairs
Baltimore, MD 21201 Full Time

As a VA Dermatologist your opportunities are endless! 

 The VA Maryland Health Care System, centered at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking a Chief of Dermatology. The Dermatology Section is comprised of 8 full-time and part-time dermatologists providing general dermatology, surgical dermatology, teledermatology, and Mohs micrographic surgery services to Veterans residing within the greater Baltimore metropolitan area, regions of central and northeast Maryland, and the Maryland Eastern Shore. The Department is affiliated with the University of Maryland School Of Medicine (UMSOM), dermatology residents and medical students from this academic affiliated university, rotate through the VA Medical Center dermatology clinics and are supervised by VA Dermatologists.

Ideal Candidate:  American Board of Dermatology-certified Dermatologist with a strong interest in providing leadership and strategic direction, while maintaining a robust resident educational program at the Baltimore VA Medical Center (VAMC).   Although principally based at the Baltimore VAMC, the Chief of Dermatology has the opportunity  to hold a part-time appointment at UMSOM and participate in clinical and educational activities of the Department of Dermatology on a fractional basis.

  Possess the qualifications for a faculty appointment in the Department of Dermatology, UMSOM, and be interested in working cooperatively with UMSOM dermatology leadership to maintain a vigorous collaboration to meet joint clinical, educational, and research objectives.  Dermatologists with research interests or an active basic or clinical research program are encouraged to apply, since the Chief of Dermatology will be eligible to apply competitively for research funding through the VA Merit Award mechanism. 

Requirements:

  • Full and unrestricted MD/DO license (from any state)  
  • ABMS-BC Dermatologist
  • Must be highly motivated, team-oriented, committed to Dermatological care, residents, student education; research and have a focus on process improvement.

  As a modern health care facility, the Baltimore VA Medical Center offers Veterans state-of-the-art technology and clinical services. The Baltimore VA Medical Center is the acute medical and surgical care facility for the VA Maryland Health Care System and offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient and primary care services.  The Baltimore VA Medical Center is located in a vibrant city neighborhood on the campus of the University of Maryland at Baltimore and is within walking distance of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, M&T Bank Stadium (home of the Baltimore Ravens), Lexington Market and the Inner Harbor.

Interested: Please submit a cover letter describing interest and curriculum vitae  to:  terrance.anderson@va.gov              

Benefits:

  • 26 days paid annual vacation/personal leave per year
  • 10 paid Federal holidays
  • 13 days of wellness leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • Liability Protection
  • Life, health, long term care insurance and retirement benefits
  • Direct Federal membership to the AMA without dues

Having one of the largest funded research and development programs in the VA system enhances the medical center's ability to provide state-of-the-art medical techniques and treatments to Maryland's Veterans.

The medical center is also home to the following specialized clinical and research centers:

  • Epilepsy Center of Excellence
  • Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center
  • Maryland Exercise and Robotics Center of Excellence
  • Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center of Excellence

http://www.maryland.va.gov/facilities/Baltimore_VA_Medical_Center.asp

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