The Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) seeks an Associate Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine. The Transfusion Medicine section at VUMC oversees adult and pediatric transfusion and apheresis services at Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, and the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS), all of which are on a single campus. These facilities total more than 1,200 inpatient beds, and include a level 1 trauma center, a dedicated regional burn center, and a comprehensive solid organ transplant service. In addition, the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center that supports an active CAR T-cell therapy program and performs more than 300 stem cell transplants annually at VICC and another 130 stem cell transplants annually at VA TVHS. In support of these clinical activities, the Transfusion Medicine section oversees transfusion of approximately 60,000 blood components, 1,200 therapeutic apheresis and red blood cell exchange procedures, and more than 300 stem cell collections annually.
The successful applicant will have an M.D., D.O., or M.D./Ph.D. degree and must be board-certified or board-eligible in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine by the American Board of Pathology. Responsibilities will include medical direction of the VA Blood Bank, as well as clinical service and teaching at the VUMC hospitals and clinics. The successful applicant will be expected to teach pathology residents, transfusion medicine fellows, medical technology students, and medical students, and to participate in clinical, translational, and/or basic science research. As a clinician educator, 30% of time will be protected for academic activities. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Applicants should send their CV and cover letter to:
Adam Seegmiller, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Executive Medical Director of Clinical Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Room 4605A TVC, 1301 Medical Center Drive,
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
MD, DO or MD/PhD and board certified or board-eligible in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine by the American Board of Pathology.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is located in the heart of Nashville, TN. It's one of the nation's leading research and teaching institutions with undergraduate medical programs on the same campus. VUMC is experiencing expansion in many areas with a top 20 cancer center, multifaceted organ and stem cell transplant programs, educational programs, and myriad opportunities for clinical, translational and basic science research. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Veterans Administration Tennessee Valley Hospital are contiguous on the same campus.