MedStar Health, the Washington, D.C. area’s largest health system, is recruiting for an accomplished leader to direct the Department of Psychiatry at MedStar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC). MWHC is a 900-bed tertiary care hospital in Washington, D.C. with national recognition for innovative programs including its new Heart and Vascular Institute. The Department of Psychiatry at MWHC includes ten psychiatrists and is a core site for the Department of Psychiatry of the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
The Chair will oversee all aspects of the program including inpatient, outpatient, and consultation-liaison clinical care as well as the training programs. Georgetown residents and medical students currently rotate at MWHC and the new Chair will be expected to have a vision to grow academic programming. The Department Chair will also hold a Vice Chair position in the Department of Psychiatry of the Georgetown University School of Medicine. The candidate should have qualifications at the Associate Professor or Professor level and must have significant clinical and academic leadership experience.
MD/DO or equivalent
Board Certified in Psychiatry