Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) are seeking an Internal Medicine Physician researcher to join our Boston-based Primary Care and Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTRC) teams at the main hospital campus. The Internal Medicine Physician Researcher will split his/her time between a physician practice in the Department of Internal Medicine and leading research efforts for the Tufts CTRC.
This position is ideal for those with clinical and translational research experience who are finishing training or those who are looking to advance their careers and make a change.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Physician Practice, Department of Internal Medicine, Tufts Medical Center (50% effort):
Providers have the support of a 40+ physician practice but the collegiality of a tight knit group as physicians work in smaller teams. Generous support is in place with Social Workers onsite, Nurse Practitioners managing complex care patients, and Physician Assistants dedicated towards population health goals and opioid patient support. Other support onsite includes Coumadin Clinic, nursing staff, administrative coordinators and medical assistants. The Physician Researcher will join a clinically-renowned system devoted to delivering high quality care at a lower cost to patients. We encourage and support each physician to pursue their clinical, academic, and educational interests. With a large 75 person Internal Medicine residency program, a passion for teaching is essential.
Lead Physician Researcher, Tufts CTRC (50% effort):
An important part of the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), the Tufts CTRC conducts a wide range of industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical studies, including Phase I studies in research with participants across the lifespan in outpatient and inpatient settings.
The CTRC Lead Physician Researcher is a new role primarily intended to grow industry-sponsored research at Tufts. The role will be part of a team to develop, implement, manage, and administer pediatric and adult clinical research trial protocols in the CTRC. The Lead Physician Researcher will interface with inpatient and outpatient facilities, Departments, and personnel to assure a collaborative environment and high-quality research outcomes. Assisting with the planning and delivery of participant evaluations in the CTRC, the Lead Physician Researcher will use the physician process, adhere to the standards of medical practice, and will translate the philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of the hospital and medical service into effective action. Close coordination and interaction with topic experts who will serve as co-PIs or sub-Investigators will be essential.
The ideal candidate will be flexible, organized, and function well under stressful situations. Principal duties and essential functions include:
Tufts Medical Center is at the forefront of medical and health policy research. Tufts Medical Center is in the top 10 percent of independent institutions receiving federal research funding. We are committed to Academics with 453 residents and fellows training in 48 programs. Our mission of advancing knowledge and training students to become future investigators drives us forward with one goal in mind - quickly turning innovative research into pioneering care.
Join Tufts Medical Center Physician Organization in our mission to heal, to comfort, to teach, to learn and to seek knowledge to promote health and prevent disease.
As an employee of Tufts Medical Center Physician Organization you will receive: