This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Gastroenterology Section of the Minneapolis VA Health Care System (MVAHCS) is seeking an enthusiastic physician scientist that is board certified or board eligible in Gastroenterology. The successful candidate will have full salary support and substantial protected time for research activities. Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to join our internationally recognized Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research (CCDOR), a VA HSR&D Center of Innovation with a large, experienced, cadre of clinical investigators, internal statistics and data management expertise, and extensive research support infrastructure. Membership in the University of Minnesota Comprehensive Cancer Center is also available. Key duties include diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with gastrointestinal diseases according to evidenced based methods and techniques. The ideal candidate should be proficient at routine GI procedures such as: colonoscopy, EGD and capsule endoscopy, and its associated procedures. The incumbent will have an academic position at the University of Minnesota and participate in educational program for gastroenterology fellows, medical residents and medical students. The incumbent will also provide outpatient and inpatient consultation and management of Gastroenterology patients as well as provide teaching and supervisory oversight of the trainees. This position offers an academic appointment at the University of Minnesota, VA competitive salary, performance pay and excellent benefits package. Recruitment incentives are authorized for this position, as appropriate. The successful candidate may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program which may allow the applicant to be reimbursed for up to $120,000 over 5 years of service for medical school debt. The Twin Cities Metro Area is consistently voted one of the best places to live and work in the nation. Minnesota has a robust, diverse economy and a long-standing commitment to education. The Twin Cities has a thriving arts scene and excellent outdoor recreational opportunities as well as four beautiful seasons to enjoy them in. Work Schedule: Full Time Days
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