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Endocrinologist, Department of Medicine – Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

Endocrinologist, Department of Medicine – Tulane University School of Medicine

Tulane University School of Medicine invites applications for an Endocrinologist to join the Department of Medicine in New Orleans, LA.

  • Position:
    • Endocrinologist, Division of Endocrinology; Department of Medicine
  • Academic Rank:
    • Open Rank – Assistant, Associate or Professor of Medicine
  • Specialty:
    • Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism
  • Department
    • Department of Medicine
  • Location:
    • New Orleans, LA

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Position Overview – Endocrinologist
Tulane University’s School of Medicine is welcoming applications and nominations for a dynamic and academically oriented endocrinologist to join our rapidly growing team. We will consider candidates at all stages of their career, including direct from fellowship. The successful applicant will receive academic appointment commensurate with experience at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism. The position includes an emphasis on outpatient clinics, teaching, and mentoring of fellows, residents, and medical students in addition to clinical research. Inpatient attending with Residents and Fellows are part of the academic responsibilities

Required Qualifications
Qualified applicants will be medical doctors (MD, DO, MD/PhD or equivalent) that are eligible for medical licensure in the state of Louisiana. Additional qualifications include board certification/board eligibility in Endocrinology.

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

Position Specifics – Endocrinologist

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Message from the Chief, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Our mission is to provide high quality patient care and consult patient services for patients with a wide range of endocrine related problems. We achieve this mission through quality patient care, innovative clinical and basic research and nationally recognized medical education.

My colleagues and I are dedicated endocrinologists providing clinical services at Tulane University Hospital & Clinic, Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans, and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. Our clinics at all three institutions have been recognized by organizations such as the American Diabetes Association, which has given recognition for the quality of our physician providers as well as our patient education programs. We have demonstrated dedication to our basic mission of providing quality care for diverse populations at all three hospitals and clinics.

Our educational mission is highlighted by our fellowship training program which has graduated numerous fellows who have gone on to join leading physicians at other universities and in private practice. A highlight of the program is our annual Diabetes/Endocrinology Update which has been a popular and successful program for several years. In addition, our faculty members have served as visiting professors and speakers at several national universities and conferences including those of the American Diabetes Association, The Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the American College of Physicians, and many others.

We have strong translational and clinical research programs. Our cutting edge basic and translational diabetes research program focuses on improving islet functional mass in diabetes and finding novel ways to prevent diabetes and obesity in a gender-specific manner. These programs are funded by the American Diabetes Association, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the pharmaceutical industry. We are conducting several major national and international trials including some funded by the NIH. Our clinical trials have resulted in several publications in leading medical journals. In our research programs, we endeavor to find innovative ways to treat and cure common endocrine conditions that would improve the quality of life for people with endocrine disorders. We have active collaborations with several other departments and sections at Tulane University School of Medicine and the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. I hope you will take this opportunity to acquaint yourself with the remainder of our website and get to know us better.

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Fellowship Program – Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
The Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology offers an ACGME accredited two-year fellowship program exposing training physicians to a full complement of patient care, teaching, and research opportunities at the completion of which trainees are subspecialty board eligible. The program is available to qualified applicants who wish to pursue an academic or clinical career in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism.

Clinical and in-patient training takes place at three affiliated teaching facilities: Tulane University Hospital & Clinic (TUHC; private facility), University Medical Center New Orleans (UMCNO; state facility), and the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (VA; federal facility). At the present time, the program provides positions for four fellows.

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Tulane Diabetes Research Center
The mission of the Tulane Diabetes Research Program is to provide a collaborative research community and infrastructure to Tulane investigators studying the molecular bases and therapeutic avenues for diabetes mellitus, obesity and their complications. The Tulane Diabetes Research Program is an intercampus and interdepartmental research program that brings together researchers from the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health and tropical Medicine. The expertise of our researchers spans from the molecular standpoint to the population level. It includes the integrated physiology of glucose homeostasis, central nervous system regulation of energy homeostasis, islet biology and transplantation, insulin action and resistance as well as vascular biology and hypertension. The research opportunities range from basic and translational laboratory studies to clinical and genetic studies in humans as well as epidemiology. Our program includes researchers from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans to foster collaborative research in diabetes through seminars, retreats and multiple investigators grant applications.

The expertise of our faculty spans from the molecular standpoint to the population level. It includes integrated physiology of glucose homeostasis, central nervous system regulation of energy homeostasis, islet biology and transplantation, insulin action and resistance as well as vascular biology and hypertension and clinical trials of novel antidiabetic drugs. The research opportunities range from basic and translational laboratory studies to genetic studies and clinical trials in patients as well as bioinformatics.

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Tulane University School of Medicine
One of the nation’s most recognized centers for medical education, Tulane University School of Medicine is a vibrant center for education, research and public service. Founded in 1834, Tulane University School of Medicine is the second-oldest medical school in the Deep South and the 15th oldest medical school in the United States. Today the medical school is but one part of the Tulane University Health Sciences Center, which includes the School of Medicine, the Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, the University Health Service, the Tulane Regional Primate Research Center, the U.S.-Japan Biomedical Research Laboratories, and the Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research. Most components of the Health Sciences Center are located in the heart of historic New Orleans, near to the Vieux Carre (French Quarter), Aquarium of the Americas, the Louisiana Superdome and other major attractions.

Tulane School of Medicine recruits top faculty, researchers and students from around the world, and pushes the boundaries of medicine with groundbreaking medical research and surgical advances. From invention of the binocular microscope to robotic surgeries, Tulane School of Medicine remains at the forefront of modern medical innovation. Tulane School of Medicine is equipping the next generation of medical professionals with the tools to succeed in a rapidly changing world and shape the future of health care. On a daily basis, we strive to meet our mission of “Education, Research and Patient Care: We Heal Communities.”

Tulane School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.

Learn more about the Tulane University School of Medicine by visiting their website.

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Tulane University
Founded in 1834, Tulane is one of the most highly regarded and selective independent research universities in the United States. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, we take pride in being a part of this select group of 62 universities with “pre-eminent programs of graduate and professional education and scholarly research.” Our schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine, and public health and tropical medicine.

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Location – New Orleans, Louisiana

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