INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, DIVISION CHIEF - WORCESTER, MA
UMass Memorial Medical Group Physicians
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Interventional Radiology Division Chief
The Department of Radiology www.umassmed.edu/radiologyat UMass Memorial Medical Center(UMMMC), the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA is recruitingan experiencedABR/CAQ certifiedinterventional radiologist to lead ourInterventional Radiology (IR)division as division chief.
UMMMC is the primary academic medical center, tertiary referral center and safety-nethospital for approximately 1 million people in central Massachusettsandis a Level 1 Trauma Center with 95,000 ED visits/year. UMMMC also supports a children's hospital which is the major provider of complex pediatric care in Massachusetts outsideof Bostonand is one of New England'smost prominentliver transplant centers.The department of Radiology performs approximately750,000exams per year, isstaffed by70clinicaland20 research facultymembers, 20 residents, and 9 fellowsand supports an integrated network of 4 community hospitals.
The IR division is comprised of 6 fellowship-trained IR faculty, 2 body-trained faculty who performed CT and US guided procedures,and14APPswhoboth perform image guided procedures and assist with the initial evaluation and post-procedure management of IR patients.
Our mission is to provide completeIRservices thataredependable and accountable through intellectual vibrancy and technological innovation.The IR division has close,productive collaborationswith vascular surgery, oncology,andtrauma,performingover 1,600 proceduresper year, in addition to 2,200 vascular access procedures.The IR division also works closely with our NeuroInterventional Radiology (NIR) team of 4 NIR Radiology faculty whoperform a wide array of complex NIR procedures in 2 additional Philips biplane rooms, in support of our comprehensive stroke center.
ComplexIRprocedures include (per year):
Y90Therosphere embolization: 31
Treatment forAAAendo-leak repair: 15
Uterine, prostate, liver, renal embolization: 23
The IR division supports the two campuses of UMassMemorial Medical Center withthe following equipment:Allura- FD 20 (Memorial),Philips Single plane FD 20(University), and a brand newAzurion Single plane Flex-arm(University). In addition,thereare mobileC-armsat both the Memorial and University campuses for venous access and small procedures.
Dedicated to research in the medical school, there isa 10,000 square foot facilitywith a strong focus on image guided surgery. The center includes 2 single plane, fixed IR rooms (Allura FD20 and an Azurion),a 3T Ingenia large bore MRI scanner, asmall-boreBruker 7T MR instrument, an MI Labs PET/SPECT/CT unit,aNanoSPECT/CT, two IVIS scanners, a Li-Cor PearlFluorescence imager,and a Vevo 3100 ultrasound unit.
The successful candidate should have a proven-track record of clinical leadership, mentorship and innovation,with a focus onclinical service expansion and excellence.The candidate must be able to lead interprofessional teams and create andsupport an inclusive, patient-centered environment in which all members of the team are empowered to succeed.
Located in Central Massachusetts,Worcester is thesecond largest city in Massachusetts and in New England. Worcester and the surrounding area have a strong and diverse economic base withfamily-orientedcommunities offering excellent school systemswhichare all easily accessible.Many faculty live in Bostonor the western Bostonsuburbsand enjoy ashort,traffic-freereversecommuteto Worcester.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae addressed to: