The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Department of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine is seeking a board-certified Preventive Medicine physician to assist in coordination, development and successful implementation of the Preventive Medicine residency that will start with 2 residents in July 2017. The program’s goals are to inculcate trainees in the core competencies of general preventive medicine and health promotion, promote health and wellness in vulnerable populations and reduce preventable health disparities.UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitiveand thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
Minimum QualificationsMD, DO or equivalent degree from an accredited institution, and can be licensed in the State of Texas. Must also possess or be able to obtain appropriate medical staff appointment.Discipline Specific Required QualificationsCompletion of ACGME approved Residency in Preventive Medicine and board certification in Preventive Medicine.EEO StatementUTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
The UTRGV Residency Program in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health is an ACGME-accredited, two-year program located in the culturally diverse region of South Texas.
Our program aims to train tomorrow’s Preventive Medicine experts in the competencies of promoting and maintaining health through community and public health networks.