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Teaching and Research Faculty
Medical Director - Transplant Hepatologist
School of Medicine
Number of Months
Grant funded position?
Mission or Goal of Unit
To provide superior, compassionate and innovative clinical care to
our patients using state of the art knowledge and resources and to
conduct and disseminate clinical research and scholarship, with a
focus on the care of the patients and education of future
Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or
This position will provide leadership in the area of Transplant
Hepatology as well as assume a clinician role. The Medical Director
will be responsible for the ongoing development and growth of
Hume-Lee Transplant’s liver transplant program in collaboration
with Transplant Center and hospital leadership, including other
Transplant Center Medical and Surgical Directors.
Time and effort dedicated to the teaching of medical students,
graduate students, allied health students, residents, fellows,
nursing personnel and colleagues. Responsible for the preparation
of instructional materials, evaluative materials and maintenance of
professional school through continuing education.
Overall operations of the Transplant Hepatology service.
Responsible in collaboration with the surgical transplant chair,
Division and Department Chairs for the development and
implementation of plans for growth in Transplant Hepatology.
Responsible for all aspects of the operation of the Transplant
Hepatology. Will see inpatients and outpatients with various
chronic liver disorders.
Medical Director of Transplant Hepatology (0.5 FTE )
By providing clinical input and physician leadership, the Medical
Director of the Transplant Hepatology at VCU Health will work with
the liver transplant team to establish an environment in which high
quality patient care services are delivered in a safe and efficient
- Board certified in Internal Medicine.
- Board certified in Hepatology with a focus in Transplant.
- Ability to qualify as OPTN -designated Liver Transplant Program
- Current license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of
- Must meet requirements of UNOS for program director.
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse
faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a
faculty member at VCU .
- Completion of transplant fellowship.
- Transplant hepatology certification preferred, with specific
expertise in the treatment and management of liver transplant
patients, with emphasis in evaluation and post-transplant
Open Until Filled
Application Deadline Date
Proposed Hire Date
Type of Search
Application Process/Additional Information
Interested candidates should apply online at
For additional information, please contact Lori Horton, Division
Administrator | Lori.Horton@vcuhealth.org.
Diversity Statement Information
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Are you Board Certified in Internal Medicine?
- * Are you Board Certified in Hepatology with a focus in
- * Do you have Transplant Hepatology certification, with
specific expertise in the treatment and management of liver
transplant patients, with emphasis in evaluation and
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Other Document
- Reference Letter - 1
- Reference Letter - 2
- Reference Letter - 3