Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

General Internal Medicine Physician (Outpatient)

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 month 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.


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Candidate Qualifications

  • 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


Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.8+ billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.


Located in the heart of North Philadelphia, Temple offers easy access to all the cultural, historical, culinary and recreational activities of Pennsylvania’s largest city, with opportunities to reside in varied settings ranging from urban to rural.


Procedure for Candidacy

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


Application materials should include a curriculum vita (CV) and letter of interest stating your qualifications, professional goals and research/teaching interests. A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, and/or plans for 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.


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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