The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University seeks an outstanding emergency physician leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, the fourth established academic department of Emergency Medicine in the country.

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides clinical emergency for 29 counties in eastern North Carolina with an annual census of over 120,000 visits annually.

The Chair serves as the Chief of Service for Emergency Medicine at Vidant Medical Center and at two affiliates: Vidant Beaufort Hospital and the Outer Banks Hospital.

The department’s educational programs include a well-established three-year emergency medicine residency program, a five-year combined emergency medicine/internal medicine residency program, a recently ACGME-accredited Emergency Medical Services fellowship, a required clerkship for fourth-year medical students, and a Toxicology Service that provides emergency department and inpatient consultations.

The Chair of Emergency Medicine will provide strategic leadership, direction and coordination of clinical, administrative, education and research endeavors. The successful candidate will be a respected emergency medicine provider with a track record of excellence in clinical care, education, and research. The Chair is expected to mentor faculty to meet the missions of the department and institution, while promoting ongoing efforts to enhance a diverse working environment. In addition, the successful candidate will also serve as the ECU Distinguished Professor of Emergency Medicine.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.