Baylor Scott & White Health Department of Pathology is seeking a licensed physician with a specialty in Pathology and subspecialty board certification or eligibility in Neuropathology for a FT position in Temple, Texas to serve as Vice-Chair of Academic Pathology. The individual will provide senior oversight to research and education activities in the department.
Board Certification by the American Board of Pathology with sub-specialty board certification or certification eligibility in Neuropathology with documented record of academic excellence.
Clinical Pathology experience is helpful.
Possesses a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas by start date.
The incoming Vice-Chair will partner with the Chair as also academic and clinical collaborators to expand research and teaching in a modern department of pathology with cutting edge digital and genomic pathology and diagnostics.
Supervise academic activities that will include oversight of residency and fellowship directors.
Participate in hospital activities, particularly with the division and system service line of Neurosciences including call and Neuropathology diagnostics.
Innovate and actively participate in continuous improvement activities including continuing education.
About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple
Baylor Scott& White was named the #4 health system by Fortune/IBM Watson. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple is a 574-bed multi-specialty teaching hospital with a Level I Trauma designation. In 2021, the hospital was ranked as the #2 teaching hospital in the United States. The hospital has 31 accredited residency and fellowship programs, including a pathology residency training program with 12 residents and fellowships in surgical pathology, cytopathology, dermatopathology, hematopathology and clinical informatics
Currently the department of pathology processes approximately 80,000 surgical specimens and over 400 neuropathology cases annually. There is a vast spectrum of cases with a wide range of complexity. The faculty consist of 37 practicing pathologists and 5 Ph.D technical directors. The practice is a hybrid of general and subspecialty-based sign-out. Current expertise (subspecialty training or interest) within the group includes cytopathology, clinical informatics, breast pathology, dermatopathology, GI pathology, GYN pathology, hematopathology, lung pathology, molecular pathology, neuropathology, pediatric pathology, renal pathology and soft tissue pathology, A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.
About the Community
Temple is regarded as one of the best areas to live and work in Texas and was ranked the sixth most affordable place to live in the U.S. in 2019. In addition to no state taxes, Temple enjoys a robust economy, and a cost of living that’s lower than the national average. Served by four independent school districts and nationally recognized Temple College, the community places a high priority on education. Dubbed the “Wildflower Capital of Texas,” Temple lies along the famous Texas Wildflower Trail and is the demographic center of the state, with convenient access to major cities including Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio.
As the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health provides full-range, inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation, and emergency medical services through 49 hospitals and more than 800 patient access points.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!