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Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Section Chief, Rank & Track DOQ

University of Utah, University of Utah Health
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salary is determined on employment and the number of clinical shifts worked.
Closing date
Sep 16, 2024

Academic Faculty Position: Ultrasound Section Chief

The University of Utah Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to join the faculty as our Ultrasound Section Chief, Rank and Track DOQ.

Position Highlights –
- The Ultrasound Section Chief, in partnership with the Emergency Medicine Department Chair and Department of Emergency Medicine executive leadership, will provide the overall vision, leadership, coordination, and execution of the clinical, educational, and research missions for the Ultrasound Section through the oversight of US section faculty to include:

- Coordinate and oversight of DEM POCUS education for ED faculty, US fellowship, EM residency and medical students

 - Oversight over interdepartmental POCUS initiatives

 - Oversight of POCUS billing and QI initiatives

 - Oversight for TEE program including ECMO team support

 - Oversight and growth of POCUS related research endeavors

 - Mentorship of DEM US section faculty

- Section chiefs are expected be exemplary members of the leadership team, which includes conducting themselves with upmost professionalism while working clinically, while engaging in leadership activities, and when engaged with other leaders throughout the institution.

- Section chiefs are expected to engage with the executive leadership in active problem solving, adhering to the highest standards set forth for faculty expectations, and are expected to foster a safe and inclusive culture that celebrates and embraces the uniqueness of all the people in our Department and Institution regardless of role or background.

- This position comes with a full academic appointment (Rank and Track Dependent on Qualifications) and allows for faculty to participate in a combination of clinical care, scholarship, and teaching of EM fellows, residents, and medical students.

- University of Utah Health faculty enjoy an academically rich community where faculty are encouraged to innovate and develop their careers as an educator and leaders locally, regionally, and nationally.

- We are committed to the wellness of our physicians and are pleased to offer excellent benefits, ongoing mentoring and support of your professional development goals.


Ideal candidates should have prior leadership experience with expertise in the area of Point of Care Ultrasound, and a willingness to combine administrative, clinical and teaching responsibilities.

Confidential inquires accepted. Please send a CV and cover letter to and/or apply at the following link:

About University of Utah Health:
University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.


The University of Utah Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center and the Intermountain West’s only academic health care system. Our system serves over 80,000 patients between our academic emergency department, free standing emergency department and rural ED in Wyoming. The hospital system serves Utah and five surrounding states, representing the largest referral area in the continental United States. Vizient Inc. has ranked University of Utah Health in the nation’s top 10 for quality health care among leading academic medical centers. U of U health achieved the #1 ranking in the nation in 2020, 2016 and 2010.

The University of Utah maintains a highly competitive three-year academic residency program, a broad research portfolio with multiple extramural grants and fellowships in EMS, Education Administration, Global Health, Palliative Care, Research, Sports Medicine, Ultrasound, and Wilderness Medicine.

Candidates should be ABEM/AOBEM board-certified or board-eligible. We offer a competitive salary with a generous benefits and CME package. The Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse place of learning and employment for our faculty, trainees and staff. Talented candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)
135 Park Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Online reports may be submitted at
For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300.



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