Program Director Infectious Disease Physician - St. Luke's & West - Manhattan, NY

Job Description

Mount Sinai St. Luke's and West Hospitals seeks a Program Director for their Infectious Disease Fellowship program! 

The Mount Sinai Health System is currently seeking a full-time Physician with knowledge of, and interest in, general infectious diseases to serve as the infectious diseases fellowship program director at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s – West Hospitals.  As one of the premier academic health systems in the country, we expect candidates to have a strong clinical background and be fully committed to the mission of Mount Sinai Health System. The Mount Sinai Health System is undertaking a major transformation of our pre-existing health care facilities stretching from Long Island to New Jersey.

Position Details:

The Division of Infectious Diseases at Mount Sinai St Luke's and West has a history that is rich in clinical care that includes a variety of general infectious diseases, HIV primary care, antimicrobial stewardship and Infection Prevention/Hospital Epidemiology. We focus on excellence in clinical care and teaching in a collegial atmosphere. 

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s- Infectious Disease Training Program is a joint program with fellows rotating at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Beth Israel. In addition, fellows rotate on the transplant ID service at Mount Sinai Hospital. The program consists of two years of supervised in- and out-patient clinical training during which the six required ACGME competencies are emphasized through didactic sessions, patient-centered clinical rotations, conferences, and a variety of other experiences.  

We are looking for full-time Infectious Disease expert to serve as an infectious disease attending on the inpatient consulting service and as the infectious disease fellowship program director. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

administering and maintaining an educational environment conducive to educating the fellows in each of the ACGME competency areas
overseeing and ensuring the quality of didactic and clinical education in all sites 
to be familiar with and comply with ACGME training and reporting requirements  
participate in academic societies and in educational programs designed to enhance educational and administrative skills
provide general infectious disease consultation in both inpatient and outpatient settings at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and/or West Hospitals

As one of the premier academic health systems in the country, we expect candidates to have a strong clinical and teaching background and be fully committed to the mission of Mount Sinai Health System. 
Position Qualifications:
Medical Degree from an Accredited University
New York State Medical License
Board Certified in Infectious Disease  
Minimum 5 years’ experience teaching fellows in infectious diseases
Prior position as an associate program director preferred
Committed to Mount Sinai Health System and the communities they serve

About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics in the 2019-2020 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and the South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked 35th nationally for Urology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System
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