The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking a Maternal Fetal Medicine physician to join our team as faculty in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences. The successful candidate will join a team an extraordinary clinical team of perinatologists who serve as consultants for high-risk obstetrical patients. This position includes an active clinical practice by providing exceptional patient care, advancing medical knowledge through research, and educating and mentoring medical students and residents. We are particularly enthusiastic about engaging with physicians who possess a strong mission-oriented approach and a fervent commitment to tackling health disparity and maternal mortality concerns. Our team serves a significant Spanish-speaking population, making Spanish language proficiency a valuable asset.
The Division of Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine is one of five clinical divisions including General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women’s Pelvic Health Program, Reproductive Endocrinology and Gynecologic Oncology. There are approximately 30 MDs or MD/PhDs in the department plus supporting administrative, nursing and research staff providing care at various Temple University Hospital locations.
Situated 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.
Temple’s steadfast dedication to the comprehensive care of women’s health throughout their reproductive journey is made evident by the development of the new TUH - Women & Families campus located just 3 miles from the main hospital. This facility will include 13 labor and delivery rooms, thirty-six private post-partum rooms, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit with 41 bassinettes, as well as six operating rooms and an intensive care unit. There will be a fetal testing center and 50 examining rooms in the outpatient area where breast health, bone health, behavioral health, primary and specialty care will be provided in addition to Ob/Gyn. Diagnostic and interventional radiology, pharmacy, blood bank, and laboratory services will be provided on site.
To learn more about Temple’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences click here.
Temple Health is one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, with 20 clinical departments; 8 Basic Science Departments; 13 Research Center (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research) and more than 1,000 physicians and scientists sharing the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.
Procedure for Candidacy
In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application.
Application materials should include a current curriculum vita (CV) and contact information for three professional references. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.
Please address your application to: Jack Ludmir, MD | Chief Physician Executive, Temple Women’s Hospital campus | Clinical Adjunct Professor & Interim Chairman, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, C/O Jessica N. Vegas, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
For confidential inquires and or questions about the opportunity please contact Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, email@example.com
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 students, faculty and staff working in healthcare settings 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.