The MetroHealth System (MHS), a principal teaching hospital of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, seeks a dynamic and respected leader for academic Chairperson of the Department of Neurology. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, the MHS is a fully integrated provider of high-quality healthcare, inclusive of the MetroHealth Medical Center and over 25 additional inpatient and outpatient facilities throughout Cuyahoga County.
The Chair must be a compelling leader and a recognized educator and/or investigator whose passion for the educational, clinical, and research missions energize the faculty, staff, and learners, focusing their efforts on a strategic vision of excellence in all missions. Recruitment, retention and mentoring of junior faculty are critically important components of the position. The Chair will also be a prudent steward of the Neurology Department and MetroHealth, guiding it through the inevitable changes in healthcare and our society.
The Chair will be viewed by all stakeholders as a strong advocate for balancing the academic, educational and clinical missions within the Department and a willing collaborator with colleagues outside of the Department. The Chair will promote a culture of institutional stewardship and transparency, including commitment to improved clinical operations, efficient and effective use of space, and a willingness to re-align resources with evolving institutional strategies.
In 2019, the Department of Neurology completed 14,000 patient appointments, including numerous inpatient visits, interoperative monitoring procedures and a robust number of EEGs and EMGs. Additionally, through its 30-year partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), the MHS offers an MDA clinic thus becoming a leading resource for people with neuromuscular disease and Greater Cleveland's only local MDA care center. Opportunities to collaborate with a diverse group of physician scientists and clinician educators also exist within the system, as the MHS is widely regarded in the areas of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sleep Medicine and Neurovascular Disease.
The MetroHealth System is redesigning its campus with an innovative transformation plan to exceed the ever-changing needs of patients and programs for the community. This billion-dollar transformation is the largest public construction project in Cuyahoga County and one of the largest in the nation. This is an unparalleled opportunity for an innovative executive with a desire to lead a prestigious clinical, educational, and research enterprise and serve as an integral leader during a period of transformative change across the healthcare industry. Above all, this individual will inspire the organization to deliver on its vision of being the most admired public system in the nation, renowned for innovation, outcomes, service and financial strength.
Qualified candidates must be Board Certified in Neurology and have a distinguished record of academic/clinical experience, research productivity and skilled in managing clinical activities within an academic environment. Compensation and Tenure will be commensurate with experience and achievement.
Cleveland offers a diverse economy and abundance of culture with a cost of living 21% lower than the national average. Cleveland and the surrounding suburbs provides affordable housing, charming neighborhoods, easy commutes, excellent public and private schools, outstanding restaurants and expansive public park system. Cleveland is the home of the 2nd largest Theatre district, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, renowned Cleveland Orchestra and one of the world’s leading Art museums.
MetroHealth and Case Western Reserve University do not discriminate in recruitment, employment, or policy administration on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, color, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, or status as a disabled veteran or other protected veteran under U.S. federal law.
Interested candidates should submit a CV and Cover letter to: