Saturday, February 2, 2019

Job post: IRB Medical Board Chair

Job post: IRB Medical Board Chair

The link to this position can be found here:  https://careers.wcgclinical.com/careers/FolderDetail/IRB-Medical-Board-Chair/1159

For more than 50 years, Western Institutional Review Board® (WIRB) has been at the forefront of protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects during all phases of clinical trials.  Recognized as the gold standard of human subject protection, WIRB is the trusted partner to over 1,000 institutions in the United States alone, ranging from small community hospitals and research sites to large academic medical centers and universities. Our distinguished staff of full-time physicians, Certified IRB Professionals, lawyers, and research professionals delivers unparalleled review quality to ensure that human research studies withstand scrutiny around the world.

We're currently searching for a dedicated medical professional to join our mission of protecting human research subjects as a Board Chair in our Puyallup, WA location.

Along with a competitive salary, we also provide a robust benefits package (medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401K and more).

Position Summary:
Our IRB Medical Review Board Chairman provide the highest possible support to WIRB’s ethical review and research safety programs in areas and issues requiring medical training and judgment.  This most commonly involves the Institutional Review Board, and may also include providing medical advice to biosafety committees.


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

NCI/AcademyHealth Healthcare Delivery Research Visiting Scholars Program

This is a unique year-long part-time opportunity to conduct important research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Rockville, Maryland.

The NCI/AcademyHealth Healthcare Delivery Research Visiting Scholars Program was launched in 2017 by the Healthcare Delivery Research Program of NCI in partnership with AcademyHealth to address key gaps and advance the field of cancer care delivery research.

This unique program offers mid-career scientists a year-long, funded part-time opportunity to contribute evidence and address cancer care challenges by conducting research and pursuing projects at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Rockville, MD. The program provides individuals with protected time to develop new research directions that advance both their own career goals and the field.

Why Become a Scholar?
  • Work closely with NCI staff in the Healthcare Delivery Research Program and gain access to NCI data and resources to improve healthcare delivery and address cancer care challenges.
  • Expand your professional network by connecting with new partners and collaborators and increase your professional visibility by presenting your research at the Annual Research Meeting (ARM) and a public webinar.
  • Deepen your understanding of the federal grant-making process.

Learn more about the program here: https://www.academyhealth.org/NCI/ScholarProgram

The Visiting Scholar(s) is housed in NCI’s Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP). HDRP’s mission is to advance innovative research to improve the delivery of cancer-related care and it accomplishes this work through its three Branches: Healthcare Assessment Research Branch, Health Systems and Interventions Research Branch, and Outcomes Research Branch.


Thursday, October 25, 2018

NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Scholars

The National Center for Health Statistics and AcademyHealth developed the NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Scholars Program.

The program is designed to encourage the use of NCHS data systems and programs by the health services research community in response to current health policy questions, and provide a basis for future health policy.

Each year, the program recruits one (1) scholar (pre- or post-doctoral training) from the field of health services and policy research to conduct research at their home institution. The scholar will have unique access to restricted data file(s) (free-of-charge) through the NCHS Research Data Center (RDC), and potentially other Federal Statistical Research Data Centers (FSRDC), to enhance and improve their research.

Applicants must demonstrate training or experience in health services research in disciplines such as public health, public administration, health care administration, sociology, health economics, health statistics, anthropology, and behavioral sciences, or clinical care, including medicine, nursing, dentistry, and pharmacology.

Application Cycle Closes: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET

Learn more about this program here.


Thursday, August 30, 2018

American Association for Physician Leadership 2018 Fall Institute

Don't miss the 2018 Fall Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona
October 25–29, 2018

Explore a variety of educational pathways for physician leadership and get a comprehensive view of where your career can grow. 

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of Physician Leadership 
  • Strategic Thinking, Planning and Decision Making
  • Authentic Leadership Development
  • Science of High Reliability
  • and many others...
American Association for Physician Leadership

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Job Posting: Physician Clinical Reviewer

Magellan Health is actively hiring for Physician Clinical Reviewers

Physician Clinical Reviewer

• Key member of utilization management team, and provides timely medical review of service requests that
do not initially meet the applicable medical necessity guidelines.
• Reviews all specialty cases in which clinical determinations cannot be made by the initial clinical reviewer.
• Discusses determinations with requesting physicians or ordering providers, when available, within the
regulatory timeframe of the request by phone.
• Provides clinical rationale for standard and expedited appeals.

Magellan Health offers a complete range of full service health care, including behavioral health, pharmacy benefits management and specialty health care solutions. Magellan Health includes divisions such as Magellan Healthcare and Magellan Rx Management.

Learn more about this role and apply here

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Leaders in Healthcare conference in the UK

The Leaders in Healthcare conference in the UK will be Nov 14-16, 2018 in Birmingham.

Brought to you by FMLM and BMJ, the event will showcase the latest ideas and solutions to support the future of medical and healthcare leadership and management.

FMLM = Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management
BMJ = British Medical Journal

Thinking about attending? Here are some highlights from the 2017 event:

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Harvard Master in Healthcare Quality and Safety (MHQS)

Harvard Medical School now offers a Master in Healthcare Quality and Safety (MHQS). This program aims to train students in how to become operational leaders in healthcare quality, safety and informatics.



THE FORMAT
The MHQS is a full-time, residential program over 9 months located on Harvard Medical School's campus in Boston.

THE CURRICULUM
Students learn from faculty working in Harvard affiliated hospitals including the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

THE PARTICIPANTS
The program is designed for doctors, dentists, nurses, administrators, policy makers, and other health professionals who are either in leadership positions or who aspire to leadership positions in healthcare quality, risk management and patient safety. Applicants must hold an MD or other advanced degree and possess at least three years of clinical experience.

You can learn more here: hms.harvard.edu/MHQS
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