Vice Chair for Clinical Services, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health - UMass

Vice Chair for Clinical Services

Department of Family Medicine & Community Health

UMass Memorial Health Care and The University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Department of Family Medicine & Community Health at UMass Memorial Health Care and UMass Medical School is recruiting an experienced Family Medicine physician as our next Vice Chair for Clinical Services. The Vice Chair for Clinical Services is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and contributes to the planning and execution of the Departmental mission, goals and objectives.

The department is fully engaged in practice transformation guided by the Quadruple Aim of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. The Vice Chair will have the assistance of a biostatistician to employ clinical and survey data to drive change. Responsibilities include oversight of: Quality improvement, credentialing and privileging, faculty recruitment, and other roles as directed by the Department Chair.

We are currently accepting applications and seek candidates Board Certified in Family Medicine with extensive experience in clinical service management, quality, and physician supervision. Our ideal candidates will have prior clinical and teaching experience at an academic healthcare system and an interest in teaching/precepting students and residents, and mentoring faculty. Advanced management or MPH degree is desirable.

Academic appointment and salary are commensurate with experience. Our benefits package is comprehensive. A robust approach to faculty development is designed to support the personal and professional development of our faculty. 

UMass Memorial Health Care is headquartered in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester is New England’s second largest city, with a population of 185,000. Worcester has the historic charm of a small town and the attractions of a thriving metropolis. The city is rich in cultural diversity. Located just 45 miles west of Boston and north of Providence, RI, Worcester offers easy access to all of New England. Safe communities and top ranked schools make Central MA an excellent place to live and work.

To apply, please submit a Cover Letter and CV to our search committee:

Warren J. Ferguson, MD

Professor and Vice Chair of Community Health

UMass Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

C/O Carolyn Jacobs


For confidential inquires please call 508.713.3156


We are committed to recruiting faculty that reflect the diversity of the community we serve.

The University of Massachusetts and its academic medical center, UMMHC are Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employers and actively solicit applications from women, people of color, and protected persons.




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