Director and Chair, Department of Urology

Job Locations US-NY-Valhalla
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The Department of Urology is seeking a dynamic, distinguished, and nationally recognized leader to serve as the Department Chair at New York Medical College (NYMC) and Director at Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMC). Overall, the Chair/Director is a highly visible leader who is charged with furthering the shared goals and mission of the academic health center that elevates the department to a position of academic and professional eminence. 


The Chair/Director will have the responsibility of assuring WMC's delivery of the highest quality clinical services including outpatient care at practice locations throughout the Hudson Valley network. Duties will also include overseeing WMC's ACGME-accredited urology residency and fellowships, supporting the student teaching programs of NYMC, and providing opportunities for the professional advancement and academic productivity of more than 30 faculty members including growing the department's clinical and translational biomedical research portfolio.


  • M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or D.O. degree
  • Active New York State Medical License/eligible to obtain
  • Fellowship training in a subspecialty of Urology desirable
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Urology
  • Eligible for a NYMC faculty appointment at senior rank (e.g. professor)
  • Visible clinical experience record and reputation as an outstanding clinician
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and build academic programs in clinical urology, education, and research
  • Successful track record of leadership and results within an academic health center or complex healthcare system
  • Experience in educational leadership highly desirable
  • Evidence of significant scholarly activities



Other Benefits: 

  • Comprehensive salary and benefits package
  • Malpractice coverage
  • CME Allowance
  • 401K
  • New York Medical College faculty appointment rank commensurate with experience and qualifications

About Us


The Department of Urology

The Department of Urology provides advanced urological care to adult and pediatric populations of the Hudson Valley and accepts referrals of complex urological cases from the surrounding hospitals.  The department has subspecialties in all domains and is led by fellowship trained faculty in General Urology, Urologic Oncology & Robotics, Endo-urology, Male Infertility & Sexual Dysfunction, Female Pelvic Medicine, Neuro-urology, Reconstructive Urology, and Pediatric Urology.  Translational research is ongoing in collaboration with NYMC basic science faculty in NYMC’s newly renovated, state of the art laboratories in Basic Medical  Sciences Building co-located on the 54-acre academic health campus.


Westchester Medical Center/ WMCHealth Network

Westchester Medical Center is the premier provider of advanced medical care in New York's Hudson Valley. The flagship of the WMCHealth Network, this 895-bed academic hospital in Valhalla, New York, provides residents with acute-care services found nowhere else in the region, including Level I trauma and burn care, organ transplants and advanced neurovascular procedures, and more. WMC is the primary referral facility for other Hudson Valley hospitals and serves as a lifeline for more than 3 million residents.


New York Medical College

New York Medical College (NYMC) is one of the oldest and largest medical schools in the U.S. founded in 1860. Today, NYMC enrolls more than 800 students, has nearly 2,000 active faculty, and offers the M.D. degree as well as dual MD/PhD and MD/MPH degrees. The College includes three Schools: the School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences and Practice, and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, as well as the Touro College of Dental Medicine and the Touro College Nursing programs that offers both students and a large and diverse patient population to care for and to learn from, as well as a wide range of career and post-graduate training opportunities. NYMC is enjoying a new era of growth and diversification through Touro University - as evidence by its newly renovated state of the art Basic Sciences Building and core facilities, biotechnology incubator (BioInc@nymc), and Clinical Skills and Simulation Center, and more. Students, trainees, and faculty have access to NYMC's health sciences library, and research and academic support services conveniently located on the main Valhalla campus.


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