Clinical Genomics Department ChairJob ID 178751BR Date posted 04/18/2022
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
- Clinical Genomics
Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation’s best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges – one patient at a time.
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Mayo Clinic's Department of Clinical Genomics includes experienced board-certified medical geneticists and certified genetic counselors. Using a comprehensive team approach, we work with all age groups and levels of complexity, tailoring care to each individual's needs.
Mayo Clinic is seeking a Department Chair of Clinical Genomics who would assume an exceptional opportunity to lead a premier department with a long history of providing excellent patient care, fostering the education of the next generation of genetic specialists, and producing innovative research. In this visible role, the chair is a key leader who will establish, foster and lead multi-disciplinary collaborative interactions throughout the department and across the organization, as well as be a strong advocate for balancing research, educational, and clinical endeavors. As part of the leadership responsibilities, the chair will join the executive team of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine to ensure the integration of genomics into modern medical practice.
The department is known for patient-centered excellent care and offers a variety of unique specialty clinics staffed by genetic experts and supports the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and collaborates with the state-of-the-art Division of Laboratory Genetics. Mayo Clinic and the Department of Clinical Genomics is a premiere destination for sophisticated diagnosis and management of patients and families with rare and complex diseases.
Additional responsibilities will include recruitment and retention of staff and to ensure alignment and development of critical resources for each of the three Mayo Clinic shields: clinical practice, research, and education. Successful candidates will apply their leadership skills to grow the department in alignment with institutional priorities such as our commitment to individualized medicine and multidisciplinary practices – including, but not limited to neurology, cancer, cardiovascular disease, gastroenterology, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology and executive health and must have a proven track record of leadership experience and academic accomplishments preferably at the academic rank of professor.
License or certification
Candidates must be board-eligible or board-certified by The American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) and be eligible for Minnesota licensure.
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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