Chairperson - Managment

The Department of Family and Community Medicine (FCM) in the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) at Michigan State University is seeking a visionary leader to serve as department chair. This is an exceptional leadership opportunity for a physician with an unwavering commitment to excellence in clinical care, education, and research with the goal of advancing the department in new and exciting ways.

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is particularly interested in individuals with a commitment to inclusive excellence and a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service. We strongly encourage candidates to apply who can strengthen MSUCOM's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), as identified in our Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety plan (


FCM currently has a vibrant and diverse clinical population at their on-campus facility and is looking to expand their role in health care for the university population and the mid-Michigan community by dramatically increasing the size of their faculty practice.

We are a contributor to the college’s curriculum for students in all four years of their undergraduate medical education. We are working toward adding our family practice perspective to all courses at MSU COM in innovative ways and are interested in finding a leader in medical education to help us with this initiative.

The department has a growing research division which is led by a funded PhD researcher who has published multiple papers on aging and has large outreach projects including a new fee-for-service line. We are looking to advance our research in aging as well as other topics across the continuum of Family Practice.

The position will be a full-time position with 30% clinical and 15% academic, 5% scholarly, 50% administrative as indicated. A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. The department is particularly interested in individuals with a history of promoting diversity in their research, teaching, and service.


DO degree; meets required qualifications for a State of Michigan medical license; board certified in family practice (AOBFP or equivalent).

Required Application Materials:

  1. CV
  2. Cover letter
    1. List of three references. The search committee will not contact references without first notifying the


  1. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) statement. Submit a description of your past experiences and contributions to inclusive excellence. Also submit a brief description of your ideas for future initiatives that you would like to implement in support of MSUCOM’s commitment to inclusive excellence (



Additional Salary Information: A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered.

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