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Section Chief of Ultrasound
Stanford University

Date Posted Apr. 7, 2022
Title Section Chief of Ultrasound
University Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA, United States
Department School of Emergency Medicine
Application Deadline Open until Filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician to join the department in the role of Section Chief of Ultrasound.  The position includes a full-time faculty appointment in the Clinician Educator Line.  Rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.  Applicants who meet criteria for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor are preferred.

Stanford Emergency Medicine is dedicated to transforming healthcare for all by leading in the advancement of emergency medicine through innovation and scientific discovery.  We have a strong focus on precision emergency medicine - the use of information and technology to improve the care of individual patients and their communities.  Key areas of focus include optimizing access to care; capitalizing on technology and digital health tools; leveraging human-centered data to individualize treatment decisions; advancing population and global health; and redesigning medical education.  Of particular interest are candidates who have experience in health innovation and information technology to advance and optimize the delivery of emergency care.

The Section Chief of Ultrasound will serve as our departmental leader in ultrasound, supporting the operational, educational, and administrative missions, as well as interdepartmental point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) projects, and research and scholarship in ultrasound to facilitate the ongoing academic productivity and success of our ultrasound section.  In addition, this position will serve as Co-Director of the Stanford Hospital and Clinics POCUS enterprise initiative. 

Clinical responsibilities will include patient care in the emergency department at Stanford Hospital, a world-renowned, academic medical center with approximately 90,000 adult Emergency Department visits annually.  Our faculty consists of over 100 board-certified emergency physicians with broad scholarly interests and extramural funding.  We sponsor 13 fellowship programs, a four-year residency program, required and advanced student clerkships, and several courses available to learners throughout our university.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

The Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Candidates may optionally include as part of their application a statement or a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.  

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to:

Jody Vogel, MD, MSc

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs


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