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Chief Resident Quality and Safety (CRQS)

The Malcom Randall VAMC and the University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry are currently accepting applications for a PGY-5 (or higher) position for Chief Resident in Quality and Safety (CRQS) to start upon hire.

This position is under the guidance of Joseph Thornton, M.D., Chief of Consult-Liaison for the Psychiatry Service at the VAMC and Jacqueline A. Hobbs, M.D, Ph.D., Vice Chair for Education. The position offers extensive training in the process and science of patient safety and quality improvement. The CRQS will assist in the redesign of medical education and some areas of patient care at the VAMC to improve the overall quality of care and patient safety. Training is tailored according to the CRQS’s areas of interest and career goals. The CRQS will spend 80-90% of his/her effort on patient safety and quality improvement efforts and training; 10-20% effort will be devoted to clinical care. Research in the area of quality improvement and patient safety is highly encouraged.

Qualified applicants will have completed an accredited psychiatry residency, have passed all necessary exams to obtain a medical license and be board eligible. This is a one-year position. Applications are now being accepted. All training occurs in Gainesville, Florida, ranked as one of the most desirable cities in the US to live.

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and current C.V. to:

Jacqueline A. Hobbs, M.D., Ph.D., DFAPA

Assistant Professor and Vice Chair Department of Psychiatry
UF Health Springhill Medical Office Building
4037 NW 86 Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: 352-594-1870
Fax: 352-594-1818

jahobbs@ufl.edu

Application Deadline: 6/15/2015

University of Florida | An Equal Opportunity Institution

 


 

Neuromodulation Fellowship

The University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry is currently accepting applications for a PGY-5 Fellowship in Neuromodulation to start upon hire.

This fellowship is under the guidance of Herbert Ward, M.D. Vice Chair Department of Psychiatry.

The fellowship offers extensive training in ECT, TMS, tDCS, and DBS. Training sites include a 10 bed Brain Stimulation Unit located in the UF teaching hospital, a DBS clinic located in the Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, and two TMS suites located in the UF Health Medical Office Building. Training supervisors include Louis Solomon, M.D., Richard Holbert M.D., Khurshid Khurshid, M.D., Sarah Fayad, M.D., Michael Okun, M.D., and Kelly Foote, M.D. Training is tailored according to the fellow’s area of interest and career goals. There will be both clinical and research components. The fellow will receive documentation certifying their training in multiple brain stimulation technologies.

Qualified applicants will have completed an accredited psychiatry residency, have passed all necessary exams to obtain a medical license in Florida and be board certified or board eligible. This is a one or two year position. Applications are now being accepted. All training occurs in Gainesville, Florida, ranked as one of the most desirable cities in the US to live.

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and current C.V. to:

Herbert Ward, MD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair
UF Health Springhill Medical Office Building
4037 NW 86 Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: 352-594-1870
Fax: 352-594-1818

hward@ufl.edu

Application Deadline: 6/30/2015

University of Florida | An Equal Opportunity Institution


 

Community Psychiatry Fellowship

The University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry is currently accepting applications for a PGY-5 Fellowship in Community Psychiatry to start immediately.

This fellowship in Community Psychiatry is under the guidance of Richard Christensen, MD, Chief of Public Psychiatry, and Wayne L. Creelman, MD, McCabe Clinical Eminent Scholar Chair in Psychiatry & Community Mental Health.

The fellowship offers consultation-liaison training in a wide variety of settings. These clinical experiences are accompanied by didactics, interviewing and psychotherapy instruction. Training is tailored according to the fellow’s area of interest and career goals. The fellowship is based in spectacular Vero Beach, Florida at the University’s Center for Psychiatry & Addiction Medicine.

Qualified applicants will have completed an accredited psychiatry residency in the US, have passed all necessary exams to obtain a medical license in Florida and be board certified or board-eligible. This is a one or two-year position. Applications are now being accepted .

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and current C.V. to:

Wayne Creelman, MD

McCabe Clinic Eminent Scholar Chair in Psychiatry & Community Mental Health
Center for Psychiatry & Addiction Medicine

840 37th Place, Suite 2
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: 352-594-1870
Fax: 352-594-1818

creelman@ufl.edu

Application Deadline: 6/30/2015

University of Florida | An Equal Opportunity Institution