The University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine (SoM), Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking an Associate Medical Director for the Harborview Medical Center (HMC) emergency department. This position will focus on emergency department operations and process improvement, joining an already dynamic and outstanding operations and quality team.

Successful candidates will be board certified in Emergency Medicine, have leadership and operational experience and/or relevant fellowship training, be highly motivated, and academically focused with evidence of relevant scholarship.

The UW School of Medicine offers excellent, wide ranging and unique opportunities for faculty development and academic growth including established collaborations across a range of disciplines and schools within the University of Washington, emergency medical services and other entities. Collaborative and research opportunities include those focused on a breadth of topics within the fields of emergency department and hospital operations, quality and patient safety, workplace violence, health systems research, team leadership, as well as clinically focused opportunities in cardiac arrest, sepsis, stroke, trauma and hemorrhagic shock, population health, among others. Full-time faculty may be recruited at the rank of Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor commensurate with experience. 

This faculty will work in the HMC Emergency Department.  HMC is the only Level I Trauma Center for a 4-state region and has an annual ED volume of approximately 66,000 patients per year.

The UW SoM is a regional resource for WA, WY, AK, MT, and ID—the WWAMI states—and is recognized for its excellence in clinical training, for its world-class research initiatives, and for its commitment to community service.  

If you are interested in working with a growing Department of Emergency Medicine at the highly acclaimed UW School of Medicine please send your CV to:  Susan Stern, MD; Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine; Harborview Medical Center; 325 9th Avenue; Box 359702; Seattle, WA  98104-2499 (

The UW is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.  The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.