Inova Health System Academic Director for MFM

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Job Ref: 
Ob/Gyn & Women's Health
Fairfax Medical Campus
Virginia (VA)
Falls Church
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United States
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Women’s Service Line Maternal Fetal Medicine Academic Director

The Inova Health System is seeking an Academic Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine Program for the Women’s Service Line which supports approximately 20,000 deliveries within four of its five hospitals. The board-certified MFM provider will join eight subspecialists complemented by genetic counselors, experienced sonographers, and supportive staff that oversee three antenatal testing centers. The group provides a range of comprehensive perinatal services for both mothers with obstetrical complications as well as those with fetal anomalies.

As the Women’s Service Line System Director for Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Director, you will be responsible for the development of the curriculum and application for ACGME accreditation. You will oversee the activation of the fellowship training program as well as recruitment and monitoring of trainees for performance and compliance with all regulatory requirements and academic metrics. Your direct report will be to the Director of MFM Services for the Women’s Service Line.

In your role as a clinical MFM specialist, you will be overseeing patients presenting to the antenatal testing center at Inova Fairfax Hospital. In addition, your inpatient services would include coverage of delivery services as well as after-hours call working with resident house officers and ultimately fellows once we have an accredited Fellowship training program.

In your role as a MFM and OB specialist for Inova, we have allocated non-clinical time to support your academic efforts in research and scholarly activities. These would be focused on engagement of future fellows and existent residents when opportunities arise. These activities would also emphasize development of clinical trials as well as continue support of cohort studies and expansion of translational research opportunities with the scientific team of the Women’s Health Integrated Research Center (WHIRC). Deliverables would consist of scientific presentations at society meetings, published abstracts and manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, application for grant funding, and engagement in steering grateful patients to the Inova Foundation for philanthropy opportunities.

Responsibilities of role include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Serve as a role model of professionalism and academic achievement
  • Designing conduct the fellowship program in a fashion consistent with the need to the community and the mission of Inova
  • Administration and maintenance of the learning environment conducive to educating the fellows and each of the ACGME competency domains
  • Development and oversight of a process to evaluate faculty members as participants in the fellowship program education
  • Submission of accurate and complete information required and requested by DIO, GMEC, and ACGME
  • Provision of a learning and working environment in which fellows can raise concerns and provide feedback in a confidential manner as appropriate without fear of intimidation or retaliation.
  • Ensure the programs compliance with Inova’s policies and procedures related to grievances and due process.

Qualified Candidates:
  • Board eligible/board certified in obgyn
  • Fellowship completion and board certified Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Hold or able to obtain a Virginia state medical license and full Inova privileges

Incentive/Benefits Package:
  • Hospital employed position
  • Competitive guaranteed salary and incentive component
  • Full benefits, including, health, dental, vision and life
  • Annual CME support
  • Licensure and DEA reimbursement

Inova Women’s Program Highlights:
  • Joining a group of 5 MFM’s and 1 Fellow at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus who also rotate at Inova Loudoun Hospital, 2.5 MFM’s at Inova Alexandria and ILH, and general support include a Nurse Practitioner, Sonographers, Nurses and additional administrative staff.
  • APP Support
  • Academic culture with weekly conference, teaching medical students and residents
  • Affiliation with UVA
  • 24/7 Anesthesia Support
  • Minimum Call requirement is 1 day/week

About Inova Fairfax Medical Campus:
  • 923 beds total and approximately 225 beds within Inova Women’s
  • US News 2021 ranked #1 Hospital in DC and Virginia
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital has been ranked #6 in the nation for Gynecology by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Only Level I Trauma Center in Northern Virginia- Inova Fairfax Hospital Emergency Department receives about 88,000 patients each year.
  • Level 4 NICU
  • "A" from The Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade
  • Diverse Patient Population
  • Proximity to Washington DC (Large Metropolitan Area)
  • Top 50 Hospitals In the US for Neonatology

If interested in learning more about the position please submit a cover letter and CV to Dr. Larry Maxwell care of [email protected] .
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