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Medical Director / Clinical Associate Professor (HS)

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Department: STAR CLINIC
Local Title: Medical Director / Clinical Associate Professor (HS)
Budget Title: Clinical Associate Professor (HS)
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Management and Professional, Faculty - Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The STAR Program in the Department of Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Medical Director / Clinical Associate Professor (HS).

  • Oversee all aspects of care provided within primary care program targeted to patients with or at risk or HCV, HIV and substance use, in accordance with NYSDOH standards of care.
  • Provide direction and supervision to all medical staff (MDs, NPs, PAs), Clinic Operations Manager, Referral Coordinator and Director of Professional Training and Education.
  • Provide leadership to a comprehensive quality improvement program, ensuring adherence to the standards of the NYS DOH AIDS Institute, NCQA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Provide leadership to specialty training programs and ensure integration of trainees into care delivery system.
  • Ensure coordinated care between UHB’s inpatient service, emergency department, and other ambulatory services.
  • Serve as the senior representative for all clinical issues related to STAR Health Center, both internally and externally.
  • Develop and/or oversee multiple grant funded programs, ensuring adherence to contract deliverables.
  • Develop program evaluation and/or clinical research as it relates to health outcomes of the target populations.
  • Maintain knowledge of all relevant city, state and federal policies which impact the provision of care to target populations.
  • Provide direct primary care and ID consultation in the STAR Health Center which includes serving as a preceptor for medical student and trainees.
  • Serve as an attending on the Infectious Disease service 1-2 months per year.

Required Qualifications:

  • M.D. with board certification or board eligibility in Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine or Family Practice required.
  • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills required.
  • Basic computer skills, including word processing and data entry required.
  • Willingness to work as a member of team of multidisciplinary healthcare providers to provide primary care to HIV & HCV infected individuals required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of clinical experience in an HIV ambulatory care environment preferred.
  • Multicultural awareness and bilingual language skills (French/Creole) strongly preferred.

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday; 9:00am to 5:00pm

Salary Grade/Rank:


Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.


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