Opportunity: Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director
 Opportunity Details
Specialty: Academic, Program Director
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Location: Roanoke, VA, USA
Region: Metro
Job Position Code: FY 22  
Openings: 1
Last Updated: 5/3/2022 9:37:56 AM  
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 Job Description

The Carilion Clinic in Roanoke Virginia is accepting applications for the position of Section of Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director in the Department of Medicine. The position includes an appointment at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine at the academic rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Internal Medicine based on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The Program Director is expected to direct the education of the fellows with oversight and responsibility of the core faculty and the corresponding budget. This position includes protected time for both the program director and associate program director, both of whom work closely with an experienced program manager.

The clinical inpatient service promotes the fellow as a teacher of participating medical students, Internal Medicine residents, and other allied health students from Carilion Radford University. Preference will be given to applicants whose vision for residency training aligns with the Carilion Clinic Section of Gastroenterology mission of harnessing our unique geography, diverse patient population, and innovative health care delivery model to train physician-leaders who excel in any setting and are dedicated to their patients and community through compassion, humility, education, and service.

The Gastroenterology section staffs Carilion’s flagship hospital, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH), an 835-bed facility. It is one of the largest hospitals in Virginia and the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region. The section also staffs the Carilion New River Medical Center, a 150-bed facility in Radford, Virginia. Ambulatory care in Roanoke is provided on the Riverside Circle campus, which is adjacent to CRMH and home to the fellow’s offices and didactic facilities. Riverside Circle also encompasses the Medical School and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. Overall, patients are seen at practices in Roanoke, Christiansburg, and Radford, and procedures performed at two locations in Roanoke and three locations in the New River Valley.

The Gastroenterology section is comprised of 15 adult Gastroenterologists, 13 Advanced Care Providers, and one registered dietician. The Division is undergoing expansion and positions are available for General GI and those with focused interests in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Hepatology, Motility and Nutrition.

The fellowship program has recently been approved to expand its cohort from six to twelve fellows; four new fellows will matriculate in July 2022. The Gastroenterology fellows have performed consistently well on in-training examinations and have a 100% first-time board pass rate. Fifty percent have gone on to a fourth year of specialty training and 50% are employed at academic institutions.

The Carilion Clinic, a physician-led, multi-specialty clinic headquartered in Roanoke, VA is the largest not-for-profit integrated health system in the region with 7 hospitals, 220+ practice locations, 24 GME programs, and 750+ employed physicians representing 70+ specialties. Carilion Clinic’s mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve. The Roanoke Valley is in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains at the southern tip of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley in Southwest Virginia. Roanoke was voted as the top large adventure city of 2020. A beautiful 22,000-acre lake is just a short drive from town, offering superb bass fishing, boating, and swimming and the Blue Ridge Ironman 70.3 was recently hosted in Roanoke. The Appalachian Trail and Blue Ridge Parkway run through the area, with skiing, hiking, and biking close at hand. 

Carilion Clinic is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We embrace a diverse workforce and provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates without regard to Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Protected Veterans.

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Community Overview

The Roanoke Valley is a metropolitan area of more than 300,000, nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Roanoke has amenities that you'd expect from a dynamic urban center, without losing the charming feeling of a smaller place. Expansion Management named Roanoke Valley one of its Five-Start Communities for quality of life. The ranking is based on a reasonable cost of living, affordable housing, low crime, excellent transportation access, good public schools, proximity to community colleges and universities, and educated workforce and low taxes.

  • Mild weather and four seasons
  • Bike the Blue Ridge Parkway and hike the legendary Appalachian Trail
  • Boating, camping, swimming at Smith Mountain Lake, 500 miles of shoreline
  • Theater, symphony, ballet, opera, fine arts, and museums
  • Two hours to ski resorts, with chalets or five-star lodging
  • US Department of Education has recognized Roanoke Valley Schools for being among the nation's best.
  • Roanoke County, Roanoke City and Salem City school systems have Advanced Placement classes and the international Baccaulareate program.
  • Nationally ranked & internationally acclaimed colleges and universities
  • The National Civic League named Roanoke an All-American City six times
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    Hospital Overview

    One of the largest hospitals in the state, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH) is a 703-bed hospital with an additional 60-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The facility recently completed a large expansion project, adding a new Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery unit and the Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital complete with a Pediatric Emergency Room. Now in it's second century of providing premiere healthcare services, CRMH also features a Level I trauma center. In addition to offering high-tech services, the hospital is home to 26 Graduate Medical Education Programs affiliated with Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, University of Virginia and Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patients have access to nearby specialty clinics, family medical centers, and a host of personalized treatment options, making this the region's most comprehensive group of healthcare providers.

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     Contact Information
    Contact: Karyn Farrell, Physician Recruiter
    POB 40032
    Roanoke, VA 24022 - 32
    Email: kbfarrell@carilionclinic.org
    Phone: (540) 224-5383
    Fax: (540) 983-1169

    If you are interested in learning more, or if you have knowledge of an individual who may be seeking an excellent practice opportunity, please contact us.