AdventHealth Orlando, formerly Florida Hospital, in Orlando, Florida is looking for a dynamic and experienced, board-certified Gastroenterologist to serve as Program Director and launch the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program. This employment opportunity is for a gastroenterologist who has a passion for teaching. This position would lead a state-of-the-art program based at a tertiary facility of 1289 beds. Ranked by US News and World Report, Florida Hospital has consistently been awarded “Best Hospital” in the state of Florida.

AdventHealth would like to continue developing its emerging institute for Digestive Health under the direction of the new program director.  Using the institute framework to connect the digestive health services and drive a coordinated approach will be crucial in developing these service lines.  As part of this gastroenterology development, the fellowship program is an integral part of this growth.  The new program director will not only lead the fellowship from infancy but will outline a vision related to our gastroenterology department.  The ideal candidate should have several years of academic experience, leadership over a GI section, and program development experience.

Anticipated to launch in 2020, this approved program will accept two fellows per year, working with faculty from across our digestive health institute. 

Ideal candidate should bring a vision to increase academic activity including research, posters, and presentations. Dynamic communication skills and the ability to fit within the mission and vision of Florida Hospital are required.

Requirements: Minimum of five years’ faculty experience as a Program Director or an Associate Program Director. Physician must be board certified in Gastroenterology through the ABMS.

Practice Description

This position would be employed through AdventHealth’s Graduate Medical Education department.  AdventHealth residency programs include Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Radiology and Pediatrics. Other Florida Hospital fellowship programs include Colorectal Surgery, Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, HPB, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Women’s Health, and Gynecologic Oncology.

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,289 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of eight other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 2500 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across 10 different states; 26 of which are in Florida. Our mission has remained the same and is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.

Since 1908, AdventHealth Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. AdventHealth Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, AdventHealth Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Transplant. AdventHealth Orlando continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.

Community Description

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.