Family Medicine/Research Director Position – Summa Health - Akron, Ohio
Summa Health is seeking a board certified/board eligible Family Practitioner MD/DO, to join our employed physician group, Summa Health Medical Group, as the Research Medical Director, Center for Health Equity (Center). This position consists of 0.4 FTE Research/Programmatic activity protected time; 0.6 FTE clinical care.
The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 350+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System.
Summa Health – headquartered in Akron, Ohio – is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state. With 2 hospitals and 20+ health centers, Summa Health provides access to care throughout the region.
Summary of Position:
The Research Medical Director will provide leadership and expertise in order to advance research, clinical, financial, operational, programmatic and strategic goals of the Center. The Research Medical Director will work collaboratively with Summa leadership to provide vision and direction for initiatives that are consistent with Summa Health strategic goals. Key responsibilities include developing, directing, and coordinating a research and/or programmatic portfolio consistent with system priorities and strategic goals, overseeing current programs, compliance oversight, and facilitating interactions among physicians, sponsors and staff to align research and programmatic areas with system priorities and strategic goals. The Research Medical Director is expected to submit a minimum of two proposals for external funding within two years of being hired. The Research Medical Director will provide clinical care for patients and use clinical knowledge and expertise in developing a research agenda.