University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 10, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 99415-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Instructional

Position Summary:

This is a clinical (non-tenure) faculty position in the Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. The successful candidate will provide clinical teaching to medical students, residents and fellows and have additional responsibilities at UW Hospital for providing education during inpatient wards rotations. The faculty member will provide a dual role as primary care physician and specialty care physician. This position will provide primary care to older adult patients in one or more outpatient geriatric clinics, with some care provided in nursing homes. The focus for specialty care will be for the Perioperative Optimization of Senior Health (POSH) clinic to expand the National Model of Pre-operative Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment for at risk older patients undergoing elective surgeries.

Principal Duties:

Provide clinical patient care at UW Health approved locations as a primary care physician with a primary care patient panel. Work within a geriatric clinical care team including physician and Nurse Practitioner providers. Work with the Medical Director of Ambulatory Operations to expand the Perioperative Optimization of Senior Health (POSH) clinic.

Provide teaching to medical students, residents and fellows within the context of the clinical practice, including education during inpatient wards rotations.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MD, DO or equivalent.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Completed accredited geriatric and internal medicine training.

License or Certificate:

Eligible for Wisconsin Medical license.

Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Hire will be subject to criminal and Caregiver background check requirements.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2020


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a letter of interest and current CV.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is July 31, 2019, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Toni Hofhine
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jul 10 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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