Director, VA Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR)

Recruiter
Location
Bedford, MA
Salary
A recruitment incentive is approved
Posted
Aug 03, 2017
Closes
Sep 03, 2017
Sector
Doctors
Jobseeker Type
Professional
Organization Type
Government
Contract Type
Employee
Hours
Full Time

The Edith Nourse Rogers (ENRM) VA seeks a dynamic leader for its Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) Center of Innovation (COIN) jointly based at Edith Nourse Rogers VA in Bedford, MA and VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA. The COIN – the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) – contains an extensive portfolio (in FY16) of 105 funded research projects and programs, with a total annual budget of $14 million.

Potential candidates will be senior MD investigators with scholarly expertise in health services research and/or one or more of its constituent fields, leadership and administrative experience, and with a strong, proven track-record of obtaining peer-reviewed funding. Candidates should be eligible for academic appointment as a Professor or Associate Professor at Boston University or University of Massachusetts Medical School.

The mission of CHOIR is to conduct health services, organization and implementation research that promotes Veteran-centered high-quality healthcare, identifying best practices and working with operational and policy leaders within VA to implement findings to improve clinical care.

The Bedford Co-Director role includes setting and promoting a vision for conducting research that engages with VA systems and improves care for Veterans.  Besides the HSR&D Center , the ENRM VAMC is also home to a Geriatric Research and Education Clinical Center (GRECC), a Mental Illness Research and Education Clinical Center (MIRECC), and a  Rehabilitation Research and Development Center focused on community reintegration (SOCRR).

Details can be found at: http://www.choir.research.va.gov