Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Gastroenterology- Motility

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/22/2024 1:36 PM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Gastroenterology Section of the Department of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University has outstanding opportunities for gastroenterologists to join an internationally recognized GI motility program with a rich history in both clinical areas and research. 
About the GI Section at Temple Health: 
  • Temple gastroenterologists are leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders, covering the full breadth of gastrointestinal diseases and liver disorders.
  • Home to the Temple Digestive Disease Center with state-of-the-art facilities for patient evaluation, diagnostic testing, and therapeutic technologies
  • Features several specialized, disease-specific programs
About the GI Motility Disorders Program at Temple Health:
  • Our GI motility specialists stay on the leading edge through research and innovation in diagnostics and treatment.
  • One of only 6 sites in the country designated by the NIH to study gastroparesis
  • Motility lab features capabilities for high resolution esophageal manometry with impedance, esophageal pH and impedance monitoring, capsule pH monitoring, impedance planimetry, high resolution anorectal manometry, and breath testing
  • Innovative treatments for a variety of disorders including achalasia, GERD, disorders of brain-gut interaction, chronic constipation, and fecal incontinence
  • Cutting edge interventional therapies including POEM, G-POEM, and gastric electric stimulators
  • Active collaboration with pulmonary for Lung transplantation evaluations, bariatric surgeons for bariatric surgery evaluations, foregut surgeons for care of GERD,  esophageal dysmotility, and gastroparesis patients, colorectal surgery for chronic constipation,
  • Temple GI Motility Program is cited as the center to refer complicated patients with GI motility disorders, a tradition started with Dr. Robert S. Fisher and continued by Dr. Henry P. Parkman.
• In addition to varied clinical activities, Temple GI is committed to the education and training of physicians through our general gastroenterology fellowship program and a 1-year GI motility fellowship.
To learn more about the Section of Gastroenterology, click HERE.
Consideration will be given to recently trained gastroenterologists and more advanced individuals helping spearhead our program. The candidate will have a primarily clinical position that can overlap with the candidate’s research interests.
The ideal candidate will: 
  • Provide the highest quality clinical care, be intensely interested in education, and pursue academic activities
  • Be mission-driven and able to work cooperatively and collegially within a multidisciplinary, diverse environment
In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, CME, and more. The position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class equitable patient care, research, and medical education. The program also provides mentorship opportunities for new faculty. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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. Our physicians have been named among the Best Doctors in America® and among Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors.”
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Procedure for Candidacy
To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. 
Application materials should include a curriculum vitae; a personal statement stating your qualifications, professional goals, three professional references, names/contact information, and a statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged.  
Please address all applications to: Adam Ehrlich, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Interim Chief Section of Gastroenterology, C/O Michael R. Lester, Assistant Dean, Office of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email:  michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu 
For confidential inquiries and/or questions about the opportunity, please contact Michael Lester.
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.
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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