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UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine
San Francisco, California
Competitive salary + Benefits
Closing date
Jul 4, 2024

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Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Director, Faculty / Teacher
Practice Setting
Academic Institution / Medical School

Job Details


The University of California San Francisco, Department of Emergency Medicine is recruiting for a full-time faculty member at the Associate Professor or Professor level to serve as the Director of Quality Improvement at our UCSF Hellen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights campus. We seek individuals who meet the following criteria: emergency medicine faculty with a track record of successfully developing and maintaining rigorous, data-driven quality and safety programs, establishing a culture of safety, improving the identification and review of cases, and ultimately, optimizing the quality of patient care. Rank, step and series will be commensurate with qualifications.

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides comprehensive emergency services to a large local and referral population at multiple academic hospitals across the San Francisco Bay Area, including UCSF Hellen Diller Medical Center, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, and the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francsico and Oakland. The Department of Emergency Medicine hosts a fully accredited 4-year Emergency Medicine residency program and multiple fellowship programs. There are opportunities for leadership and growth within the Department and UCSF School of Medicine.

Board certification in Emergency Medicine is required. All applicants should excel in bedside teaching and have a strong ethic of service to their patients and profession.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the nation’s top five medical schools and demonstrates excellence in basic science and clinical research, global health sciences, policy, advocacy, and medical education scholarship. The San Francisco Bay Area is well-known for its great food, mild climate, beautiful scenery, vibrant cultural environment, and its outdoor recreational activities.


Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See [Table 5]( summary.pdf). The minimum base salary range for this position is $177,100-$377,200. This position includes membership in the [health sciences compensation plan]( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For additional information, please visit our website at


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