Senior Faculty -General Medicine/Ben Taub - Medicine - Affiliated Institutions (90002350)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7065817 (Ref.No. 3677-en_US)
Posted: April 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor ( is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).


Job title: Chief of Medicine Service
Institution: Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)/Harris Health System

Job Purpose

The Chief of Medicine Service at the Ben Taub Hospital (BTH) is responsible for the Clinical and Academic activities of the department of medicine faculty and trainees of Baylor College Medicine (BCM) positioned at Harris Health System. The Chief of Medicine Service at BTH reports to the Department of Medicine Chair and the BTH Executive Vice President. Chief of Medicine Service at BTH will hold the Herman Brown Teaching Professorship, and also serve as Vice Chair for the Department of Medicine at BCM. 

Job Duties

Duties and Responsibilities
•    Collaborate with the Chair on the strategic planning for the Department of Medicine at BCM.
•    Work with Medicine Service Leadership group on BTH/Harris Health Service activities.
•    Evaluate the strategic planning and implementation activities for each section on an annual basis.
•    Recruit, deploy, and manage faculty including BTH section chiefs at BTH and/or affiliated Harris Health System ambulatory clinics.
•    Develop and implement operational strategies for quality improvement/performance improvement activities for BTH and Harris Health System.
•    Foster excellence in medical education; participate in major teaching conferences (i.e. Morning Report, Noon Conference, and Performance Improvement Conferences).
•    Work with the Department’s financial leadership to review productivity of Sections and faculty members who bill for services at Harris Health System; provide oversight on expenses and revenues.  
•    Provide oversight and leadership for the BTH Vice-Chiefs for Clinical Activities, Research, and Medical Education.
•    Participate in the Department of Medicine monthly Medical Executive Committee meetings; BTH Medical Executive Board meetings; Administrative, Quality, and Pavilion meetings designated by Harris Health System Executive Leadership. 
•    Chief of Medicine Service will hold the Herman Brown Teaching Professorship and report activities on this position on a regular basis to The Brown Foundation

Other Information

Ben Taub Hospital Information
•    The total number of trainees in BCM department of medicine is 235 residents and 167 fellows. 
•    The total monthly number of internal medicine trainees at Ben Taub Hospital is ~135 including 68 residents and 67 fellows.  
•    The total number of BTH faculty providers is 164 distributed among a total of 88 FTE’s. 





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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