Dartmouth College — Director and the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professor, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice (TDI) seeks an eminent academic leader with a record of major research, teaching and leadership accomplishments to serve as the next Director and the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professor. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a prestigious academic institute and drive research and education that has a global impact on care and care delivery.  

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth is a highly respected, and academically productive center for the education and training of physicians and other clinicians and scientists from many disciplines. It is widely recognized for its innovative research initiatives and for its overall clinical excellence. 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health is a national leader in patient-centered health care and is New Hampshire’s only academic health system. Serving a population of 2 million across New England, the system includes an acute care hospital, a large multispecialty physician clinic, the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, and the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. The system integrates high-quality patient care, advanced medical education, and translational research to provide a full spectrum of health care, and is a full service, integrated health system. 

Located within the Geisel School of Medicine, TDI, is one of the nation’s leading health services research and education centers. Comprised of a diverse, talented group of researchers, administrators, scholars, clinicians and students, the Institute is dedicated to improving health care through education, research, policy reform, leadership improvement, and communication with patients and the public. The Institute has strong masters, doctorate, and combined educational programs that develop the next leaders in health services and research. Through a strong culture of research excellence, TDI is a leader in breakthroughs in the understanding and defining of care delivery that best serve the community.

The next Director will be a an internationally or nationally recognized leader in health services research or related discipline with high level leadership experience and success while working within a complex academic environment.  S/he will have the in-depth knowledge and ability to effectively lead researchers, and educators, while embracing the importance of innovation, inter-institutional collaboration and fiscal sustainability and advancement. As the administrative leader for the Institute, the Director will build cohesion and advance an atmosphere of community and collegiality among faculty and staff. 

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated track record and passion for inspiring, managing, and mentoring faculty, students, and staff. S/he will possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to develop and guide an exciting and vibrant vision for an internationally distinguished, fiscally sound institute. Candidates must hold a medical doctorate or doctor of philosophy degree and possess qualifications for appointment to Professor with tenure at the Geisel School of Medicine.

For confidential nominations or expressions of interest, please contact Kimberly Smith or Walter Ettinger, MD, through the office of Imran Ali at iali@wittkieffer.com.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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