Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Internist - Outpatient

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 6 months ago(8/18/2022 3:23 PM)
Specialty Area
General Internal Medicine-Medicine

Summary of Position

The Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine is seeking qualified Internal Medicine trained applicants for a full time General Internal Medicine (GIM) faculty position.


Our General Internal Medicine (GIM) faculty provide comprehensive, patient-centered care to our patients in outpatient primary care settings, while teaching the fundamentals of general internal medicine to the healthcare providers of the future. There are 19 full-time faculty whose interests include medical education, obesity, hypertension, HIV and Hepatitis C, integrative medicine, social determinants of health, trauma-informed care, medication-assisted therapies, palliative care and geriatrics. They are involved in numerous innovative educational and research programs in areas such as clinical skills training, physician-patient communications, ambulatory medical education and clinical trials.


In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture. Be part of an extraordinary team of clinicians committed to providing and promoting world class, equitable patient care, research, and medical education.


Candidate Qualifications

  • M.D., D.O. or Foreign Equivalent
  • Board Certification or Eligibility in Internal Medicine
  • Unrestricted medical license and DEA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or the ability to obtain it prior to start date
  • DEA X waiver strongly preferred
  • Credentials for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or above
  • Committed to supporting and promulgating diversity, equity and inclusion among faculty, staff, students and patients
  • Linguistic competence in Spanish preferred but not required

Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application.


Application materials must include a curriculum vitae; a personal statement summarizing your experience, qualifications, and career goals; and three professional references, including names and contact information.  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. 


Please address your application to: Lawrence Kaplan, MD FACP, Interim Section Chief, General Internal Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University C/O Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, e-mail: Jessica.Vega@tuhs.temple.edu  


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple Health and by the Katz School of Medicine. Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $2.5 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. TUHS is a progressive and innovative organization. Within the past year, it has earned national and regional accolades for excellence in healthcare. Among these recognitions are the Philadelphia “Employer of Choice” (the only healthcare provider named), Forbes “Best in State”, Healthcare Equality Index Leader, Nursing Magnet, and Leapfrog “A” Safety Grade. These honors speak to the proud team culture of TUHS.


The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care, achieved by faculty, staff, and learners who represent and serve its diverse society. With more than 13,000 alumni, LKSOM has trained a significant proportion of the physician base in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware region. Reflecting the excellent quality of a Temple medical education, the MD graduates are highly regarded by competitive residency training programs. They have made significant career contributions to both medical practice and medical research. Many have become department chairpersons, deans, and vice presidents of major academic medical centers.


Katz School of Medicine has 27 basic science and clinical departments, comprising over 900 full-and part-time faculty, over 900 volunteer faculty, and more than 500 additional staff.


Temple Faculty Physicians is made up of more than 500 dually employed physicians who are the cornerstone of clinical care and teaching for Temple’s healthcare enterprise. These physicians practice in 20 academic departments encompassing every subspecialty in modern medicine.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: located in the heart of a diverse urban area, the Katz School of Medicine is acutely aware of the impact of the national systemic problems related to the lack of health equity and access to affordable, culturally responsive healthcare. In response, Katz works to address issues that promote health equity through education, care delivery, workforce development, and research. LKSOM recognizes that an environment enriched with persons from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and responsive healthcare workforce.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus)


Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.



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