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IU School of Medicine - Ophthalmology - Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Indiana University School of Medicine
Candidates must have successfully completed a fully accredited ophthalmology residency training program and have a strong interest in academic medicine and administration.
The Indiana University Department of Ophthalmology, Indianapolis, IN, is accepting applications for a position as Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs. Candidates must have successfully completed a fully accredited ophthalmology residency training program and have a strong interest in academic medicine and administration. At least 20% funded effort will be devoted to administrative responsibilities, and other effort will be devoted to patient care and teaching, with opportunities for clinical research. The Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs will oversee all clinical operations at multiple sites, work closely with the chair and other health system leaders to implement our clinical practice growth strategy, lead recruitment of clinical faculty, ensure efficient utilization of clinical space and OR time, champion access initiatives including analysis and standardization of clinic schedules, and supervise our department’s transition to an electronic medical record. Faculty rank will be determined by experience and credentials.
Indianapolis is the 14th largest city in the U.S., offering big-city amenities with a friendly, mid-western feel. The metropolitan area offers excellent public and private school options along with world-class arts, museums, professional sports teams, dining, and cultural attractions. For more information on all that Indianapolis has to offer go to www.visitindy.com.
Indianapolis, Indiana, the 14th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:
- Leading educational system and top-ranked universities paired with a diverse population
- Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, aquarium, concerts and memorials
- Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" five consecutive years
- Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
- Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
- "Best Places to Live in America" according to Money in 2017 included Fishers, IN at number one, Carmel at number 16, Avon at number 17 and Greenwood at number 22.
- Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
- Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar), Indy Eleven (NASL), NCAA and USTA Midwest
- Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
- Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati
Healthcare System/Hospital Description
The Indiana University School of Medicine has nine campuses across Indiana. In 2012-13, Bloomington and Lafayette added third-year clerkships to their programs. Ft. Wayne, South Bend, Terre Haute, and IUSM-Northwest host all four years on their campuses. Muncie and Evansville are in the planning stage of expansion.
- IU School of Medicine educates the second largest medical student body in the U.S.
- IU School of Medicine student body represents 54 of the 92 Indiana counties and 91 colleges and universities.
- IU faculty has performed many “firsts” in Indiana including transplants of the kidney, liver, cornea, bone marrow, pancreas, and infant and newborn hearts.
- Approximately half of Indiana’s physicians received all or some of their education at the IU School of Medicine.
- IU School of Medicine has more than 60 clinical departments and specialty divisions.
- Nearly half of IU School of Medicine graduates accept instate residencies.
- Nearly 40 percent of IU School of Medicine graduates enter primary care specialties.
- Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)