The University of Texas McGovern Medical School (UTMMS) Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, in collaboration with Memorial Hermann Hospital Texas Medical Center (MHH-TMC) in Houston, TX, is currently seeking three (3) transplant hepatologists to join our growing academic practice.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Develop and evolve the growth of our liver disease clinical program which in turn will expand the liver transplant pool and support clinical investigative programs within the UT /Memorial Hermann Hospital GI Center of Excellence.
Develop relationships and clinical activities in partner facilities within the Memorial Hermann system with a concentration on providing Hepatology expertise and transplant evaluations in areas where we currently do not have a clinical presence.
Develop between 2-3 new transplant hepatology clinics at target locations in the Medical center and in the Houston area.
The University of Texas McGovern Medical School (UTMMS) and Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition are located within the Texas Medical Center (TMC) and affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Hospital (MHH) Health System. The faculty's outpatient practice is at the 22,000 sq. ft. Ertan Digestive Disease Center of Excellence with 14 clinic rooms, 5 state-of-the -art endoscopy rooms, and an advanced GI motility and physiology laboratory. Inpatient activities are conducted at the connected MHH-TMC campus. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center was ranked among the top 10 nationally for excellence in delivering high-quality care, #5 in the nation, and #1 in Texas among comprehensive academic medical centers in the 2020 Vizient Quality and Accountability rankings. The Division also has a strong clinical presence at the various MHH campuses and close collaboration with multiple UTMMS physicians located throughout the region. Clinical providers also play a crucial role in the development of gastroenterology and hepatology activities at the UTMMS affiliated Lyndon B. Johnson County Hospital.
The TMC is home to 21 renowned hospitals, 13 support organizations, eight academic and research institutions, six nursing programs, three public health organizations, three medical schools, two universities, two pharmacy schools, and a dental school. The TMC sees approximately 7.2 million patient visits annually. Houston’s mix of international diversity and Southern charm help make the nation’s fourth largest city a fun and family-friendly place to live. More than 145 languages are spoken in Houston, the third largest number of languages spoken in a U.S. city behind only New York and Los Angeles.
Candidates must have an M.D. degree, be board certified and be eligible for licensure in the State of Texas, and a graduate of an ACGME hepatology fellowship program.
Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.