Harbor UCLA Faculty Member for the Diabetes Program at the Division of Endocrinology

Position

  • The successful candidate must be skilled in managing diabetes care in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings to ensure the seamless transitions of care along the full spectrum
  • The successful candidate will be expected to interact with physicians, trainees, other providers and other staff from General Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Surgical subspecialties and Hospital Administration to create and implement an integrated diabetes program that achieves the best practices of diabetes management for our patient population
  • Teaching and supervision of post-graduate trainees is an integral part of the clinical responsibilities, although direct patient care may occur.
  • The successful candidate will be strongly encouraged to engage in basic, translational, clinical or implementation science research.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (https://dhs.lacounty.gov/harbor-ucla-medical-center)

  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a 453 bed public hospital operated by the County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 27 health centers and four hospitals – and expanded network of community partner clinics – DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.2 billion. The DHS mission is to advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.
  • The Division of Endocrinology (https://www.harbor-ucla.org/endocrinology/) has four full time faculty, one volunteer faculty and four-research faculty including a biostatistician.
  • The division of Pediatric endocrinology with three fulltime faculty is a critical partner of the program (https://www.harbor-ucla.org/pediatrics/academics4/pediatric-endocrinology-and-metabolism

Academic Affiliation (https://medschool.ucla.edu/)

  • The Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
  • Successful candidate will be eligible for appointment to the faculty of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Research (https://lundquist.org/)

  • The Lundquist Institute has an 11-acre research park situated on the Harbor-UCLA Campus. The Institute provides administrative support for investigators and receives $60 Million in grants and contracts.
  • The successful candidate will join the Institute of Metabolism/Cardiology/Nephrology and Reproduction that presently comprise of 17 investigators with common research interests.

Education and Training (https://www.harbor-ucla.org/) 

  • The ACMGE accredited post-graduate training program in Endocrinology and Metabolism is a joint program with the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the City of Hope with ten trainees rotating between the two sites.
  • The successful candidate will collaborate with the Program Directors at both sites to implement a comprehensive training program in Diabetes including use of continuous glucose monitoring and use of insulin pumps

Other requirements

  • Candidates must be a US citizen or permanent resident and eligible for licensure in California.
  • The successful candidate should have experience in a diabetes management program.

 

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is committed to create a truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce.

Interested individuals should forward a current CV and three references to Christina Wang, MD Search committee chair, via email: wang@lundquist.org

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is located in the city of Torrance, a city in the Southwestern (South Bay) region of LA County. Its neighboring cities are Lomita, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, and Palos Verdes. The city has over 30 city parks and includes a total of 1.5 miles of beaches on the Pacific Ocean. It has an estimated population of over 145,000 residents.

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Job CategoryEndocrinology

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Physician Specialist (Non-Megaflex)

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