UMMC, located in Jackson, is the state's only academic medical center.
UMMC is home to more than 3,000 students/trainees.
UMMC has seven research-based institutes and centers that cover a wide variety of areas.
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Thank you for your interest in the chair position in the Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson, MS. This position will provide visionary leadership for clinical, research, and academic excellence for the Department of Radiology at UMMC. UMMC is the state's only academic medical center, Level I Trauma Center, Children’s Hospital, and Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and offers a host of complex programs and services that the citizens of Mississippi can only find through UMMC. Click here to access UMMC's Strategic Plan. This position will work collaboratively with physicians, clinical leadership, administrators, front-line staff, and other stakeholders to support the clinical mission of UMMC in improving the lives of Mississippians by providing exceptional patient care. The chair will also oversee and promote the Department’s research and education activities, including its reputable residency program that currently has 33 GME trainees. The Department of Radiology at UMMC currently has 44 practicing faculty who provide full-service specialized care in body imaging, cardiac imaging, emergency radiology, general diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology, mammography, musculoskeletal radiology, neuroradiology, nuclear radiology, and ultrasound for UMMC’s adult and pediatric patients. The department also has two advanced practice providers and one post doc research fellow. Approximately 350,000 studies and therapeutic interventional procedures are performed annually in the department. Diversity and inclusion are integral to the core mission and vision of the University of Mississippi Medical Center. UMMC commits to attracting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and student body in order to achieve mission-driven outcomes among the UMMC community and beyond. To view a message from UMMC’s Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, Dr. LouAnn Woodward, regarding this position, click 'play' on the YouTube video above. In order to be considered for this position, please use the 'Click to Apply' button below to submit a job application.
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1st workplace in Jackson to earn "Baby Friendly" designation (2017)
Only academic medical center in Mississippi
Only Level I Trauma Center in MS
Voted "Best Hospital in Jackson" (2021)
Represents 10% of Jackson economy ($31.1B)
More than 3,000 students/trainees
Won Healthiest Workplaces in MS competition (2019)
Received over $82M in sponsored research funding (FY20)
Only organ, tissue, and bone marrow transplant programs in MS
1 of 2 nationally recognized Telehealth Centers of Excellence
7 research-based institutes and centers that cover a wide variety of areas
Recently designated as a COVID-19 Center of Excellence by Mississippi's State Department of Health
Mississippi's state capital of Jackson is a big city with a small-town feel. We're known for our southern hospitality, rich arts heritage, culinary charm, cultural attractions, outdoor recreation, and sporting events. Discover the Jackson metro area for yourself.
2500 N. State St.Jackson, MS 39216-4505Phone: (601) 815-7004Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: umc.edu/HR