Catholic Health Initiatives CUSOM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Omaha, Nebraska

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

The Creighton University School of Medicine and CHI Health invite applicants and nominations for Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The major responsibilities of the Chair are to promote high quality clinical care, teaching and scholarship by faculty, residents, and students. The Chair provides visionary leadership that enhances existing programs and drives the development of new initiatives.

Applicants should have an M.D., be board certified, and have credentials consistent with the academic rank of Professor Tenure track. The successful candidate must have a record of distinguished clinical, scholarly, and administrative accomplishments highlighted by an active clinical practice, a well-defined area of expertise within the specialty, academic leadership, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and a track record of scholarship supported by extramural funding.

The School of Medicine is one of nine schools or colleges at Creighton University including professional schools of Business, Law, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Health Professions, and a Graduate School. Founded in 1878, Creighton University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution with an enrollment of approximately 8800 students. It is consistently ranked as one of the finest comprehensive universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and regularly appears in Best Buys in American Colleges.

Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest, a current CV, and a list of 3 references to:

Joseph Stavas, M.D

Chair – Obstetrics and Gynecology Chair Search Committee,

Chairman & Professor Department of Radiology

Creighton University School of Medicine

7500 Mercy Road, Omaha, NE 68124

JosephStavas@creighton.edu

Nicole Thomas, Physician Recruiter

Nicole.Thomas@alegent.org

Department information can be found at medschool.creighton.edu

www.creighton.edu/about/mission

Omaha, Nebraska

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CHI Health Clinic, sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), is the largest faith-based healthcare system in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. A growing multi-specialty network of highly-skilled medical providers, CHI Health Clinic offers primary and specialty care at more than 100 locations throughout the Omaha metro locations and in smaller communities throughout Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. CHI Health Clinic employs nearly 600 physicians and advanced practice clinicians representing more than 40 specialties. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, CHI Health and CHI Health Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where it provides care. One of the nation’s largest health systems, Englewood, Colo.-based CHI operates in 18 states and comprises 102 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals and 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. In fiscal year 2016, CHI provided $1.1 billion in financial assistance and community benefit -- a 13% increase over the previous year -- for programs and services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. Financial assistance and community benefit totaled more than $2 billion with the inclusion of the unpaid costs of Medicare. The health system, which generated revenues of almost $15.9 billion in fiscal year 2016, has total assets of approximately $22.7 billion.Our Core Values – Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence