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Posted April 26, 2018

Chief, Division of Outpatient Psychiatry

Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts


The Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center Department of Psychiatry are pleased to announce an exceptional opportunity for a recognized leader in adult outpatient psychiatry to serve as Chief of the Division of Outpatient Psychiatry.

Boston Medical Center provides robust, comprehensive outpatient services to meet the complex and interconnected psychiatric, medical and social needs of a diverse urban patient population. The Department of Psychiatry provides clinical evaluation, psychopharmalogical treatment and support to patients with complex mental health issues, through established programs in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison, Psychiatric Emergency Services, Psychiatric Psychology and Addiction Psychiatry. The Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic is a key training site for Psychiatry residents, medical students, nurse practitioners, social workers, Psychology graduate students, and others. 

In close collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, social workers and psychologists, the Chief provides leadership for the Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, which averages more than 50,000 patient visits per year. The Chief works effectively with the psychiatry consult service, psychiatric emergency department and community health centers throughout the Boston area to address the many and sensitive needs of the community. The Division Chief plays an important role in advancing integrated behavioral health service models to support Boston Medical Center’s accountable care organization. 

Candidates should be Board Certified Psychiatrists with experience in community and/or outpatient psychiatry, excellent clinical and clinical-teaching skills, as well as experience in medical administration, quality improvement and associated budgetary issues. This is a high profile, visible position that offers great opportunity for development and career enhancement. There are ample research opportunities in the outpatient setting, backed by Boston University School of Medicine research infrastructure that offers support in organizing and deploying a research project. Faculty appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

For confidential consideration or to nominate a colleague, please contact:

Paul Esselman 
Senior Executive Vice President, Managing Director 
Cejka Executive Search



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