Chief, Radiology Service at VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Chief, Radiology Service at VA Palo Alto Health Care System, and Faculty Appointment at Stanford University School of Medicine

The VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), as part of VA Sierra Pacific network, consists of three inpatient divisions located at Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Livermore, in addition to seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC).

VAPAHCS has 833 operating beds, which include 100 acute care beds located at the Palo Alto division.  VAPAHCS provides a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary, tertiary, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.

An affiliation with the world renowned Stanford University School of Medicine provides a rich academic environment including medical training for physicians in virtually all specialties and subspecialties. Over 1300 University residents, interns, and students are trained each year. As the Chief, Radiology Service, the incumbent will maintain an appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor of Radiology in the University Tenure Line or Medical Center Line, at Stanford University School of Medicine. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Physicians (M.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) will be considered for this position only.

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

VAPAHCS maintains one of the top three research programs across the VA, supporting both basic and clinical research efforts in a wide range of areas including geriatrics, mental health, Alzheimer's disease, spinal cord regeneration, schizophrenia, rehabilitation and regenerative medicine, HIV research, health services and health economics research.

The Chief, Radiology Service provides oversight and leadership for the clinical, teaching, and research functions within the Radiology Service at VAPAHCS.  Leadership and administrative experience is highly desirable, as the Chief, Radiology Service, is responsible for establishing and maintaining high standards of excellence in the Radiology Service.  Process improvement experience is also highly desirable, as VAPAHCS looks to continuously innovate processes across the health care system.

Applicants must be board certified Radiologists, possess a minimum of three years demonstrated successful executive leadership/management experience in a complex, academic healthcare setting.   Experience in applying for and obtaining extramural research funding is desirable.  All clinical subspecialties in the field of radiology are welcome to apply.

Please submit your curriculum vitae and a brief statement describing your clinical, research, and teaching experience at under the Faculty Positions link. (Click on the link "APPLY NOW" below.)

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations off and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching, and clinical missions.

The Department of Veterans Affairs is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the representation of women and members of minority groups on its faculty and particularly encourages applications from such candidates.