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UT Health Geriatric Assistant Professor / Lead Educator - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Geriatric Assistant Professor / Lead Educator - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1800026C

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ‐ McGovern Medical School invites applicants for one full‐time (1.0 FTE) non‐tenure, clinical educator position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities will include supervision of students, residents and fellows in both clinic and hospital settings. Participation in the Division’s intramural practice and pursuit of scholarly activities is strongly encouraged. The position will include a clinical practice (inpatient and outpatient services) at the Memorial Hermann Hospital, Harris Health System, UT Physicians clinic and house calls locations. The successful applicant will contribute to the continued growth and development of an already established comprehensive program which includes educational and research initiatives in geriatric and palliative care.

The position will work closely with the Consortium on Aging on developing and growing the geriatric interprofessional education efforts. The duties will include the following:

-Develop an interprofessional geriatric education curriculum that can be delivered via multiple media

-Work with interprofessional educators at all of the Schools of UTHealth and design geriatric educational opportunities for learners across the Health Science Center

-Create and develop curricula using evidence-based methodology for adult


-Explore mechanisms to generate revenue through delivery of the interprofessional geriatric education program

-Train and educate various interprofessional groups and the public

-Assist with annual interprofessional education offerings

-Other duties as assigned


The applicant must have must be board certified in an American Board of Medical Specialties approved training program, have advanced training in geriatric medicine, and be board-eligible or certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Board of Family Practice. A current license to practice medicine or the opportunity to secure a Texas faculty license for medicine prior to employment will be required.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

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