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About the Chairman

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a chair of its Department of Dermatology

We are seeking an exceptional academic physician leader with a strong vision, entrepreneurial spirit and proven ability to develop vibrant clinical, educational and research programs. There is an opportunity to establish a major cancer focus in collaboration with the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center – a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer center.

Established in 1807, the School of Medicine is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States, and the first to institute a residency training program. Today, the school is the largest of seven professional schools on the modern and urban University of Maryland Baltimore campus, and is dedicated to providing excellence in biomedical education, basic and clinical research, quality patient care, and services to improve the health of the citizens of Maryland and beyond.

The school is comprised of 6 basic science and 19 clinical departments, 6 programs (including a Program in Oncology), 3 institutes and 10 research centers. The school and its clinical partner, the University of Maryland Medical Center, offer continuing education programs that serve more than 5,000 physicians and other health professionals annually.

The successful candidate should have significant administrative leadership experience with a strong interest in building programs. In addition, excellent clinical abilities, strong scholarly activity, and a track record of mentoring students, residents, fellows and faculty toward successful careers are required. She or he will balance commitment to the education, patient care, and research missions and bring a commitment to elevate the national visibility and prestige of the department. Applicants must hold the doctor of medicine degree, be board-certified in Dermatology and be eligible for medical licensure in Maryland. Equivalent credentials are acceptable. Current and past federal extramural research funding is preferred. All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be treated confidentially. The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send an updated CV and letter of interest to Brian Browne, MD, Search Committee Chair.