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Job ID: 179651

Physician (MD or DO)
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 23, 2022
Title Physician (MD or DO)
University Tufts University
Somerville, MA, United States
Department The Trustees of Tufts College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Medicine - General


Serving a diverse student body of approximately 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students, Tufts University Health Service supports the educational mission of Tufts University by providing accessible and high quality health care for a diverse student population. We have a busy medical practice serving the acute and chronic medical needs of undergraduate and graduate students. WE ARE CURRENTLY PROVIDING MEDICAL CARE FOR STUDENTS WITH COVID19 BY BOTH IN-PERSON AND TELEHEALTH MODELS. We strive to maintain the physical, psychological, and social health of students. Health Service is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment which is inclusive and culturally informed. We are a team with an ongoing focus on deepening our understanding of the intersectional identities of all members of our community. Our values are confidentiality, respect for diversity, promotion of wellness, and continuous professional growth. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to meet the medical needs of students, including disease prevention, health promotion, and the full spectrum of routine primary care.


What You'll Do

The Health Service physician provides primary care and episodic care to undergraduate and graduate students in both appointment and telehealth settings, working in conjunction with the rest of the clinical staff. There is a strong emphasis on all gender reproductive and sexual health care. Common acute illness and injuries are seen, as well as ongoing follow up of chronic illnesses in this age group (asthma, allergies, migraines, GI conditions, eating disorders, musculoskeletal complaints). We provide depression screening to all students comfort in talking about mental health is required. All clinicians rotate in providing back up to our 24/7 nurse advice line. All clinicians rotate in providing weekend coverage for the clinic. We continue to have a focus on evaluating and managing students with respiratory symptoms and providing COVID testing. The physician role is often utilized for consultation with other clinicians and candidates must be able to collaborate respectfully with all members of the team.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

Knowledge and Experience typically acquired by:

M.D. or D.O degree required. Must be licensed to practice in MA.

Demonstrated training and experience with the needs of diverse populations and the impact of racial trauma and racism. Some training regarding the health needs of LGBQ+ students essential, as well as students of different ethnicities and immigration histories.


Preferred Qualifications:

Three years or more experience in an ambulatory primary care setting required. Specialty in family medicine or internal medicine desired. Experience in a university health setting preferred. We are committed to strengthening and expanding our services for traditionally medically underserved communities in a number of areas including providing relevant and effective services to communities of color gender identity including non-binary, transgender, and related issues working with students on the autism spectrum and first-generation student issues. Bilingual candidates are urged to apply.


An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

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