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Join our world class health system as Chief of Neurology – UPMC Pittsburgh or Harrisburg, PA

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC
Reasonable cost of living with affordable homes and top rated schools
Closing date
Jan 3, 2024

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Join a World-Class Organization in America’s Most Livable Cities

The Department of Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC is seeking an exceptional Division Chief for General, Comprehensive Neurology to join and help lead our world class health system.  Must have an MD or equivalent, board certified in Neurology with the ability to obtain an unrestricted PA license, and proven administrative capabilities in leading a department, division, or clinical group.

Opportunity Details: Pittsburgh

  • Become part of our 85 clinical faculty with expertise in all clinical specialties.
  • 50-60%v Clinical Duties
  • Dedicated clinical/administrative support
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • No weekend or night calls  
  • Supported by physician extenders
  • Collegial environment

Opportunity Details: Harrisburg

  • Build a comprehensive neuroscience program among our three main and three satellite outpatient practice sites and seven hospitals 
  • Leadership and management of daily operations that involve medical staff and patient care · Teams consists of general neurologists, various subspecialty trained neurologists, neurohospitalists, APPs, neuropsychologists
  • Develop subspecialized clinics in collaboration with our neurosurgery program including an endovascular/thrombectomy-capable facility
  • Development of program objectives, plans, policies and procedures, guidelines, protocols Active participation in monitoring and evaluating the quality of care · Achievement of positive patient outcomes/satisfaction scores
  • Management of medical staff performance measures and professional development · Department representative for medical staff credentialing, supports medical students and IM residency education
  • Participates in all Joint Commission survey initiatives and further develops neuroscience programs, including stroke care, epilepsy, movement disorder, migraine, M.S 

What we Offer:

  • Competitive base salary plus incentive, commencement and retention bonuses 
  • Health, life and disability insurance Medical malpractice insurance Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match 
  • Professional dues CME time Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays 
  • Relocation Allowance 

About UPMC Central Pa and UPMC Pittsburgh:

  • Key areas of excellence in the Department of Neurology include the UPMC Stroke Institute; the UPMC Headache Center; the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC); the Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (PIND); the American Parkinson Disease Association Advanced Center for Parkinson’s Research; the Pittsburgh Institute for Multiple Sclerosis Care and Research; and the UPMC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence.
  • The Department of Neurology provides unparalleled educational experiences for medical students and residents, and has clinical fellowships in Epilepsy, Headache, Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Critical Care, Women’s Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Neuro-endovascular, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Movement Disorders.
  • UPMC Central Pa is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. 
  • The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services.
  • The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. 
  • It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams and parts of Snyder counties. 
  • UPMC is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer 
  • 92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians
  • Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals
  • Over 800 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites
  • UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care
  • Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh, ranked among the top 10 recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since 1998

About the Communities:

Pittsburgh, PA

  • Internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University
  • Mid-size city with all the amenities of a large city and a friendly, community vibe
  • Known as the City of Bridges, with 446 bridges, it has more than any city in the country
  • Hit the Great Allegheny Passage, a 334-mile, car-free trail for hikers, runners and cyclists
  • Famous sports culture
  • Abundant with parks, museums, music, universities and much more!

Central PA

  • South Central Pennsylvania features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. 
  • Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey’s Chocolate world. 
  • Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania’s top colleges and universities. 
  •  Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20 percent of Pennsylvania. 
  • With affordable homes — a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia — it’s a great place to grow a career and family 
  • Listed among “America’s Most Livable Cities,” and ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Cities to Live.” We are a two-to-three-hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

Interested candidates should send their CV to Lori Leo,



The University of Pittsburgh/UPMC is looking for neurologists of all specialties to join its ever-expanding team of physicians dedicated to pioneering groundbreaking research, treatments and exemplary patient care. UPMC operates 40 hospitals and more than 700 doctors’ offices and outpatient centers with locations in western and central Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, and around the globe. Join our team in making a difference in beautiful Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!

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