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Physician - Nephrology - Transplant Nephrologist Faculty Position

Company: Augusta University
Location: Augusta
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Transplant Nephrologist Faculty Position The Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Transplant Medicine at The Medical College of Georgia - Augusta University are seeking applicants for a Transplant Nephrologist to assist in expanding the kidney and kidney pancreas transplant program. We are the only transplant center outside of metropolitan Atlanta and serve east and southern/central Georgia in addition to South Carolina. The Medical College of Georgia is the only state sponsored medical school in the state of Georgia and one of the largest schools in the country. The Transplant Nephrologist should hold a MD or DO degree from an accredited institution, completed an accredited Nephrology Transplant Fellowship Program and be board certified or board eligible in Nephrology. The Transplant Nephrologist will assist the current transplant surgeons, transplant nephrologists, transplant pharmacist, transplant nurses, nurse practitioners and ancillary staff in providing exceptional care to our kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant candidates and recipients. Augusta University works actively to promote living donation, has an active paired donation program and has an extensive outreach program in several rural Georgia and South Carolina communities. The Transplant Nephrologist will also be expected to participate in clinical and translational research in transplantation by assisting in planning and implementing of research protocols with the goal to expand our current research endeavors. The current areas of interests at AU are chronic allograft nephropathy, management of sensitized patients, post-transplant, malignancies, immune tolerance, immune-modulation and literacy in health care outcomes in transplantation. Although not required, candidates with established research experience are encouraged to apply as there are ample opportunities for collaboration with a dedicated team studying immune tolerance mechanisms. AU has exceptional core research facilities and laboratory space. Augusta University kidney transplant program began in 1968 as the only Georgia transplant center outside of metropolitan Atlanta and it has been maintaining this role for over 50 years. The program serves a 2 state catchment area and pancreas transplantation was added in 1994. Between 80 to 100 kidney transplants and 8-10 kidney-pancreas transplants are performed at MCG annually with over 700 candidates on the kidney waiting list. There are currently 2 transplant surgeons and 3 transplant nephrologists. The Medical College of Georgia has a long history of clinical and educational excellence. AU is an EEO/AA equal access employer and is a growing state supported academic medical center located in an historic city. Augusta, the home of the Masters Golf tournament, is a superb place to live with remarkably low cost of living. To apply, send applications to Laura L. Mulloy, DO. Professor and Chair of Nephrology, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Faculty Development, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University 1120 15th Street Augusta, Georgia 30912. C/O: Arman Razavipour, MBA Physician Recruiter, Augusta University Augusta University, The Medical College of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action, and Equal Access Employer. Augusta University, The Medical College of Georgia has a strong interest in promoting diversity in its faculty and women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. PandoLogic. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Nephrologist

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