Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health Physicians seek a strong academic leader for the Chief of Medical Toxicology. Candidates must be board certified in Emergency Medicine, fellowship trained, eligible for licensure in the State of Indiana and have a background in leadership, scholarship and teaching. Demonstrated leadership ability is essential. Experience working in a culturally diverse environment is highly preferred. This individual will be responsible for leading a group of approximately 7 medical toxicology faculty who provide medical direction for the Indiana Poison Control Center, provide inpatient and emergency toxicology consultation at IU Health Methodist, Eskenazi Health and Riley Hospital for Children. Medical toxicology faculty provide educational oversight for a long standing medical toxicology fellowship training program, a mandatory EM resident clinical curriculum, elective GME experiences across the institution, and a student elective in medical toxicology. Reporting to the Chair, the Division Chief will lead all aspects of the tripartate mission including training programs, medical toxicology faculty development, research, and clinical service.
The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine sponsors one of the oldest EM residency programs and the oldest combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics Residency programs in the country, matriculating 23 residents annually. We also host 8 fellowship training programs including a medical toxicology, capable of matriculating 3 fellows annually. Indiana University School of Medicine has nine campuses across the state and educates the largest medical student body in the U.S. We are looking for a leader to continue our unwavering commitment to education and the scholarly practice of EM. IUSM provides comprehensive pre-hospital and emergency care at three primary academic hospitals including, Methodist—a level 1 trauma center with an annual volume of 101,500 visits; and Riley Hospital for Children—a level 1 trauma center, burn unit, and tertiary-care facility with a volume of 47,000 and Eskenazi Health—a level 1 trauma center and burn unit with an annual volume of over 88,000 visits.
The Indiana Poison Center (IPC) is an independent, nonprofit agency providing coverage and services for the entire state of Indiana. It serves as both an emergency telephone service and an information resource center, with services available to the general public and healthcare professionals 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The IPC is the designated Regional Poison Information Center for Indiana and is certified by the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC). It is a collaborative effort of the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), Indiana University Health (IU Health), the Federal HRSA Poison Control Program and healthcare providers throughout the state. Services are free to the public and confidential.
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Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.
Candidates must be board certified in Emergency Medicine, fellowship trained, eligible for licensure in the State of Indiana and have a background in leadership, scholarship and teaching.
Department Contact for Questions:
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OAA #: IUSM004332016
Internal Number: 6386
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.