IM faculty position opening

Academic infectious disease/internal medicine faculty physician

As an affiliate of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Hurley Medical Center - a 457-bed public teaching hospital in Flint, Mich. - is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our core Internal Medicine faculty and existing team of hospital-employed Infectious Disease faculty physicians in a combined IM/ID position.

The candidate must be board-certified in Internal Medicine, board-eligible or certified in Adult Infectious Disease, willing to teach residents and medical students, and willing to participate as a core faculty member in the Internal Medicine residency training program. Participation in scholarly and quality improvement activities with residents is expected, as is involvement with the Infection Control department. Clinical responsibilities will include rounding on the inpatient IM staff service (up to 12 weeks) and ID consultative service (8 weeks on main service, 8 weeks of “backup”) as well as seeing patients in the hospital-based outpatient ID clinic. Interest in the care of HIV and Hepatitis C patients is preferred.

Candidates must have strong interpersonal, teamwork, leadership, communication, and technology skills as well as a willingness to work with a diverse, urban population.

Competetive compensation, benefits

A competitive compensation and benefits plan is offered, including a continuing medical education allowance, 4 weeks of vacation and up to 10 days of CME.

Loan forgiveness eligibility

Loan forgiveness may be possible for those with eligible student debt under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Michigan State University faculty appointment

A faculty appointment will be available through the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine at a rank commensurate with experience. H1-B visas are acceptable.

About Hurley Medical Center:

Hurley Medical Center is a 457-bed, public teaching hospital in Flint, Mich. Affiliated with Michigan State University, University of Michigan, and others, the tertiary-care hospital serves as the primary training site for >100 Hurley/MSU College of Human Medicine resident physicians and >100 Flint-based medical students. It is the care-referral site for mid- and northeastern Michigan, with a catchment area of more than 1 million people. The infectious diseases clinic is on site at the main hospital.

About the Flint area:

Hurley staff appreciate the close proximity to Flint Bishop International Airport, the robust Flint Cultural Center for arts and entertainment, the foodie haven of downtown Flint that includes the Flint Farmers’ Market and many restaurants, the college-town feel (with campuses of MSU, University of Michigan, Kettering University and Mott Community Colleges), ample parking, and the hiking, kayaking, ice-skating, and bike trails right in Flint.

Send your CV and cover letter to us

Philip J. McDonald, MD
Interim Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Hurley Medical Center
Associate Director of Infectious Disease, Hurley Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
2 Hurley Plaza, Suite 212
Flint, MI 48503
Ph: (810) 262-4758
Fax: (810) 262-7245