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Des Moines University

Location: Des MoinesIA 50312 Document ID: AC295-4XF8 Posted on: 2018-08-0208/02/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
Minimum Education: Not Specified2018-09-01

Chairperson, Dept. of Family & Internal Medicine

AGB Search is pleased to be assisting Des Moines University (DMU), a well-established graduate health science university, in its search for a new Chairperson of the Department of Family and Internal Medicine.  Located in the vibrant and growing capital city of Iowa, the University enrolls more than 1,700 students in three colleges, offering 8 degree programs in medicine and the health sciences. DMU exceeds all osteopathic and allopathic medical schools as the nation’s top producer of family medicine physicians.


The University seeks a highly effective leader who will continue a strong tradition of primary care teaching and clinical practice. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM), the Chairperson of the Department of Family and Internal Medicine is responsible for providing vision for all aspects of the primary care program, including the substantial teaching mission of the department, as well as the administrative, educational, and clinical aspects of managing the on-campus primary care clinic.


Candidates must have a D.O. degree, along with certification by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice or the American Board of Family Medicine. In addition, five years of clinical experience in Family Medicine, and three years of experience teaching medical students and/or residents are required.  Further, candidates must possess valid state and federal narcotics licenses or be eligible to gain licensure. Candidates must also hold a license to practice medicine in the State of Iowa or be eligible to gain such a license.


Please visit https://www.agbsearch.com/searches/chairperson-of-the-department-of-family-and-internal-medicine-des-moines-university to view more complete information about this position.  Additional information on Des Moines University is available at: https://www.dmu.edu.


A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. To assure full consideration, complete applications should be received on or before October 12, 2018 and include a letter of interest, resume, and contact information (email addresses and phone numbers) for at least five professional references. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant.


Applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF Format) to DMUfamilymedicine@agbsearch.com.


The search is assisted by Richard L. Torgerson, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search, (563) 380-4919 (c), richard.torgerson@agbsearch.com and Frederick V. Moore, J.D./M.B.A., Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search, (712) 299-2544 (c), fred.moore@agbsearch.com



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