The Department of Radiology of the University of Minnesota Medical School is seeking a Division Director for Thoraco-Abdominal Imaging at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (full-time, academic track). A key member of the Department’s leadership team, this position will come with protected academic time commensurate with expectation of scholarly productivity, faculty mentorship and impactful peer-reviewed publications.
Role Description • Develop goals and objectives for the Thoraco-Abdominal Imaging Division • Lead recruitment of academic radiologists for the Division • Work with faculty to advance the missions of the Department and grow internal and external collaborations • Mentor and develop faculty in education, research and clinical care, increasing academic productivity and fostering progress toward promotion • Monitor and ensure success of fellowship program; oversee resident and medical student education within Thoraco-Abdominal Imaging • Partner with healthsystem staff to ensure optimization of the clinical practice including quality, standardization, peer review, productivity, performance improvement and clinical scheduling • Ensure satisfaction of referring physicians and service lines, oversee multi-disciplinary care conferences • Develop research links to the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR)
The Department of Radiology The Department of Radiology has 40 academic radiologists and 26 MR research faculty, and is #9 in Blue Ridge NIH ranking. The Department has several highly regarded ACGME education programs with over 50 residents and 12 fellows. The Department leads the practice of radiology across MHealth Fairview, a large academic and community healthsystem in the Twin Cities Metro Area comprised of 10 hospitals and over 70 ambulatory clinics. The Department is subspecialized into seven divisions: Breast Imaging, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Nuclear Medicine, Pediatric Radiology and Thoraco-Abdominal Imaging. https://www.med.umn.edu/radiology.
The Thoraco-Abdominal Division The Thoraco-Abdominal Division has eight core academic radiology faculty, two fellows and more than 50 community radiologists. The Division participates in 12 interdisciplinary care conferences.
Center for Magnetic Resonance Research – CMRR As a key part of the Department of Radiology, the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research is an internationally renowned center for ultrahigh field MRI (7 Tesla and above) with some of the most advanced MR 3 Tesla and 7 Tesla instrumentation in the world, and one of a kind 10.5 Tesla whole body scanner. CMRR focuses on development of unique magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and spectroscopy methodologies and instrumentation for the acquisition of structural, functional, and biochemical information non-invasively in humans, and utilizing this capability to investigate organ function in health and disease.
CMRR focuses on the significant advantages of extracting biomedical information using high and ultrahigh magnetic fields, and developing methodological and engineering solutions to challenges encountered by working at high frequencies in the human body, including the abdomen, corresponding to such high field strengths.
CMRR engages unique expertise in imaging physics, engineering, and signal processing, amplifying the contributions of each of these groups of scientists to conduct basic and clinical biomedical research.
Background Requirements • Minimum requirements are an M.D or equivalent degree, eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota, board certified or board eligible status, completion of ACGME accredited radiology training. • Prior leadership, mentoring and team building experience • Strong clinical background with demonstrated excellence in teaching and clinical excellence in thoraco-abdominal imaging • Proven record of funded research, including clinical trials as well as high-impact peer-reviewed publications
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