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University of Utah Global Health Section Chief, Rank DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Global Health Section Chief, Rank DOQ

Department 00258 - Emergency Medical Physicians

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin 9/1/2023


Assistant/Associate Faculty Position: Global Health Section Chief

The University of Utah Department of Emergency Medicine ( DEM ) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to join the faculty as our Global Health Section Chief .

Position Highlights –

· The Global Health Section Chief, in partnership with the Emergency Medicine

Department Chair and Department of Emergency Medicine executive leadership, will provide the overall vision, leadership, coordination, and execution of the clinical, educational, and research

missions for the Global Health Section.

· Provide oversight for the Global Health Fellowship.

· Participation in all Departmental activities including department meetings, teaching conferences, and faculty retreats.

· Section chiefs are expected to be exemplary members of the leadership team, which includes conducting themselves with the utmost professionalism while working clinically, while engaging in leadership activities, and when engaged with other leaders throughout the institution.

· Section chiefs are expected to engage with the executive leadership in active problem solving, adhering to the highest standards set forth for faculty expectations, and are expected to foster a safe and inclusive culture that celebrates and embraces the uniqueness of all the people in our Department and Institution regardless of role or background.

· This position comes with a full academic appointment and allows for faculty to participate in a combination of clinical care, scholarship, and teaching of EM fellows, residents, and medical students.

· University of Utah Health faculty enjoy an academically rich community where faculty are encouraged to innovate and develop their careers as an educator and leaders locally, regionally, and nationally.

· We are committed to the wellness of our physicians and are pleased to offer excellent benefits, ongoing mentoring, and support for your professional development goals.

Ideal candidates should have prior leadership experience with expertise in the area of global and underserved care, and a willingness to combine administrative, clinical and teaching responsibilities.

Candidates should be ABEM / AOBEM board-certified or board-eligible. We offer a competitive salary with generous benefits and a CME package. The Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse place of learning and employment for our faculty, trainees, and staff. Talented candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Please send a CV and cover letter to and/or apply at the link ( ).

About University of Utah Health:

University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient-focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center and the Intermountain West’s only academic health care system. Our system serves over 80,000 patients between our academic emergency department, a free standing emergency department and rural ED in Wyoming. The hospital system serves Utah and five surrounding states, representing the largest referral area in the continental United States. Vizient Inc. has ranked the University of Utah Health in the nation’s top 10 for quality health care among leading academic medical centers. U of U Health achieved the #1 ranking in the nation in 2020, 2016, and 2010.

The University of Utah Department of Emergency Medicine maintains a highly competitive three-year academic residency program, a broad research portfolio with multiple extramural grants and fellowships in EMS , Education Administration, Global Health, Palliative Care, Research, Sports Medicine, Ultrasound, and Wilderness Medicine.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Confidential inquires accepted. Please send a CV and cover letter to and/or apply at the link ( ).

Open Date 08/07/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03352F

Type Faculty