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University of Rochester Asst Professor - 210490 in Rochester, New York

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School of Medicine & Dentistry

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University of Rochester Department of Psychiatry has an opportunity for an Addiction Psychiatrist to join the energetic and dedicated team of our alcohol and drug use disorder treatment program, Strong Recovery, in the pursuit of clinical and academic excellence.

This full-time Medical Director position includes an academic appointment with University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry at the rank of assistant or associate professor, commensurate with experience and accomplishments, and ample opportunities for faculty development within a robust tradition of mentorship. Teaching and clinical supervision of psychiatric residents and fellows, medical students and other trainees is an integral part of this position, along with involvement in process improvement, program development, and development of an Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship.

With over 100,000 visits per year, we are a major provider of outpatient addiction treatment services to our diverse and vibrant community in Western New York. Our program consists of an interdisciplinary team of clinicians including an addiction psychiatrist, an addiction medicine physician, nurse practitioners, chemical dependency counselors, mental health counselors, a rehab therapist and nurses. It is located in a facility which includes primary care, a partial hospitalization program, and an outpatient treatment program for severely mentally ill individuals.

One of the nation's top academic medical centers, the University of Rochester Medical Center forms the centerpiece of the University's health research, teaching, patient care and community outreach missions. The University's health care delivery network is anchored by Strong Memorial Hospital - an 800-bed, University-owned teaching hospital which boasts specialty programs that consistently rank among the best in the nation. At URMC, our robust teaching and research programs transform the patient experience with fresh ideas and approaches steeped in disciplined science. Here, care is delivered by health care professionals who innovate and care deeply about the lives they touch.

The Greater Rochester area and surrounding counties constitute a community of over one million residents spread over many neighborhoods and townships. With a wealth of unique attractions and events spanning all four seasons, the city has been rated by Forbes as one of America’s top ten most livable cities, #3 Best Places to Raise a Family 2010, Top 50 Most Educated Cities in America, and boasts affordable housing and public schools that rank among the highest in the nation.

Compensation includes an excellent, nationally competitive base salary, with bonus/moonlighting opportunities, annual CME allotment, and generous benefits package through the University, including retirement program with direct University contribution and tuition benefits.

For immediate consideration, please apply online and send letter of interest and CV to:

Sue DiGiovanni, MD

Associate Chair for Clinical Service

Department of Psychiatry

Phone: (585) 275-6822: (585) 273-1384


University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer