The Henry Ford Health System, one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, seeks a new Chair to lead the Department of Family Medicine. The Henry Ford Department of Family Medicine, which is currently staffed by over 100 Family Medicine physicians, offers a broad spectrum of services, each backed by strong teaching and research programs to provide patients with the most up to date advances in healthcare.
The Chair is a member of the Henry Ford Medical Group (HFMG) and of the Chairs Council, which works with the CEO to provide leadership to HFMG. The Chair will oversee the Department’s research and education mission, which includes 24 Family Medicine residents and 2 fellowship programs. Through an agreement with Wayne State University, rotations are provided in Family Medicine for 3rd and 4th year Medical Students assigned to Henry Ford. The Chair will have an academic appointment at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Candidates must be board certified in Family Medicine and highly regarded in their organizations and nationally as effective leaders and outstanding clinicians. The ideal candidate will also have solid operating and business management experience, preferably in an integrated health system. He or she will have strong communication skills with the ability to form cohesive teams and solid relationships inside and outside departments and organizations. We seek an innovative, engaging leader with high energy who engenders trust and respect while helping to transform health care in the move to value-based reimbursement and population-based care delivery.
Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, weight/height, marital status, familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 2010379
About Henry Ford Health System
The Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is a comprehensive, integrated, non-profit health care organization in Metro Detroit