Division Director – Nuclear Medicine Radiologist (Academic or Clinician Track)
University of Minnesota Physicians
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Internal Number: R0016769
Division Director – Nuclear Medicine Radiologist (Academic or Clinician Track)
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
Join us on a mission to advance medicine.
The Department of Radiology of the University of Minnesota Medical School is seeking a Division Director for Nuclear Medicine Division at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (full-time, academic or clinician track). This position is a key member of the Department’s leadership team, as well as a leader in the health system’s imaging service. This position also leads the Radio-Theranostics service and research.
Have an MD or DO degree
Eligible for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota.
Prior leadership, mentoring and team building experience
Strong clinical background with demonstrated excellence in teaching and clinical excellence in nuclear medicine
Proven record of research, including clinical trials and/or high-impact peer-reviewed publications
ABR-DR and NR required and ABNM desirable.
Experience with Radiation Safety Subcommittee, RDRC, new drug development, NRC desired
Develop goals and objectives for the Nuclear Medicine 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 and residents
Partner with MHealth Fairview staff to ensure optimization of clinical practice including quality, standardization, peer review, productivity, performance improvement and clinical scheduling
Ensure satisfaction of referring physicians and service lines, oversee multidisciplinary care conferences
Develop research links to the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) and the Center for Clinical Imaging Research (CCIR)
The Nuclear Medicine Division
The Nuclear Medicine Division has four core academic radiology faculty positions, one fellow and one nuclear medicine physicist. The Nuclear Medicine Division is the academically focused division within mHealth Fairview Health System which oversees nuclear medicine clinical protocols, development and research. The division developed the MHealth Fairview Radio-Theranostics Center offering advanced therapeutics in a dedicated facility, first of its kind in Minnesota. There are 4 Siemens 64 SlicePET/CT scanners including Siemens Vision 600 Digital scanner. There are 3 Siemens Spect/CT scanners (6 and 16 slice ct), 2 Siemens Dual Head scanners, and a PetNet Cyclotron at CCIR for Ammonia Cardiac Imaging. UMN is one of the national Cardiac Sarcoid centers and performs cardiac FDG and Ammonia studies. Nuclear Medicine and the Radio-Theranostic Center is partnering with Oncology and numerous vendors for advanced trials in new diagnostic and therapeutic trials providing opportunities for Nuclear Medicine physician participation.
The Department of Radiology
The Department of Radiology has over 40 academic radiologists, 3 medical physicists and 26 MR research faculty, and is #16 in Blue Ridge NIH ranking. The Department has several highly regarded ACGME education programs with over 45 residents and 10 fellows. The Department leads the practice of radiology across MHealth Fairview, a large academic and community health system in the Twin Cities Metro Area comprising 8 hospitals and over 50 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.
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. https://www.cmrr.umn.edu/
How To Apply/Who to Contact
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Competitive compensation and market leading benefits packages to support all aspects of employee well-being, including physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, and financial health. More information can be found here: University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships:
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health Fairview (M Health Fairview) shared care delivery system. M Health Fairview represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
Our Partnerships (Use for crescent posting)
University of Minnesota Physicians is proud to have partnerships with health systems across the region. Through these partnerships, we carry out our mission to provide access to top-tier patient care to communities across the state. For more than 20 years, University of Minnesota Physicians, the University of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services have partnered combining academic and community medicine. In 2018, the organizations expanded the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) partnership creating a shared care delivery system; M Health Fairview. In addition to our collaboration with Fairview Health Services, M Physicians also has partnerships with Park Nicollet, Regions Hospital, North Memorial Hospital, Children’s Minnesota, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, TRIA Orthopaedic Center and CentraCare Health.
University of Minnesota:
The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The Medical School at the University of Minnesota is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals.
University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, consistently ranked as one of the best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. Minneapolis-St. Paul offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. There are excellent school systems, a thriving workforce, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and an international airport. Minneapolis boasts outdoor hobbies including fishing and boating, great golf, and some of the country's best bike trails.
We welcome diversity in every area, from patient populations to our own physicians, and pride ourselves on being thoroughly inclusive. We gladly provide equal employment opportunities and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.