Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician & Fellowship Director

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Position: Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician & Fellowship Director
Location: Gainesville, FL
Status: Full-time, Employed, Salaried Position
Institution: The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology  
Specialty: Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM); Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) 
Salary + Benefits:
 Competitive Pay; Comprehensive Benefits Package & Retirement Options; Paid Relocation

OBGYN Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician & Fellowship Director Opportunity Description 

The University of Florida Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a motivated and compassionate Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialist to join our team as a full-time faculty member. Academic track (tenure or non-tenure track) and rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) will be based on qualifications. The position will also include responsibilities as the Program Director for the ACGME-accredited Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship. Our Maternal-Fetal Medicine clinical team consists of seven clinical faculty, three fellows, six ambulatory advanced practice providers, 12 ultrasound technicians, two perinatal nurse navigators, and one genetic counselor. Care is provided at three ambulatory offices and one hospital facility, UF Health Shands Hospital, which has been designated a Level IV maternal care verified facility by the Joint Commission’s Maternal Levels of Care Verification program.

As a perinatologist, this individual will carry out the division’s missions of patient care, education, and research. The MFM Fellowship Program Director has the responsibility, authority, and accountability for: administration and operations, teaching and scholarly activity oversight, fellow recruitment and selection, oversight of fellows, and fellows’ education in the context of patient care. The Fellowship Director is also responsible for the standards, quality, reputation, and ongoing improvement of the MFM Fellowship Program while remaining compliant with institutional and ACGME program requirements.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Lead a three-year MFM Fellowship Program accredited by the ACGME – One (1) fellow per year, for a total complement of three (3). Program faculty work closely with the UF Chief of MFM and the Ob/Gyn generalists.
  • 16,000+ ultrasound exams performed annually in our American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine-accredited unit.
  • UF has a long and distinguished history of reproductive and perinatal research across multiple colleges of the University.
  • Clinical experiences are transformed in the research laboratory into new therapies.
  • Participation in didactic lectures, assigned readings, journal clubs, case conferences, research conferences, etc.
  • MFM faculty participate in assigned hospital, medical school, and department committees; attend and support department activities; and participate in division conferences and fellowship activities.
  • Collaboration with researchers and faculty members in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Genetics, and Internal Medicine.
  • Multidisciplinary collaborations to address research involving fundamental questions of biology and clinical care.
  • Scholarly activities and collaborative research activities are encouraged.
  • Baby-Friendly Designation: UF Health is the first academic health facility in Florida to receive national designation.
  • Ranked among the Nation’s Top 50 Hospitals for OB/GYN and ranked in the Top 10% for Maternity Care.
  • Join a bustling and extraordinarily successful department with nearly 60,000 patient visits a year in our clinics and almost 3,100 deliveries a year.
  • This position offers room for professional growth within UF Health.
  • Extremely competitive salary and full range of UF state benefits, including Sovereign immunity-type medical malpractice; health; life and disability insurance; paid sick leave; and a generous retirement package.

The University of Florida, the nation’s fifth-ranked public university, is in charming Gainesville and is home to UF Health – a distinguished destination for care. Gainesville is a beautifully diverse and vibrant college town, centrally located in north Florida. Enjoy the benefits of small-town living within a short drive to either coast or to Orlando. Residents are in proximity to major airports, world-class entertainment, and some of the best beaches in the world. Home of the “Gator Nation,” award-winning college sports, and year-round outdoor activities, Gainesville is repeatedly voted as one of the Best Places to Live in the USA!

Professional Qualifications:

  • MD or DO, or equivalent degree is required.
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) board certified or eligible.
  • Completion of an approved fellowship and board certified or eligible in Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
  • Active or eligible Florida medical license is required prior to starting employment.

Application Instructions:

For more information, and to learn more about other opportunities with UF Health, contact Alysha Frieden at and/or

Qualified and interested candidates should submit expressions of interest, including a CV, to and/or

Contact Information:
Alysha Frieden
Lead Search Consultant – Academic OBGYN
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Phone: (972) 265-5382 – Direct
Application Link:

Compensation + Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salaries plus annual incentive compensation opportunity
  • Commencement bonus
  • Paid relocation
  • Student loan assistance
  • Retirement contribution plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Medical, dental, vision & life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • And many other non-traditional benefits

UF Health has a tenured relationship with Kaye/Bassman and has retained the executive search firm, once again, to support UF in their efforts to attract and hire talented physicians to join the faculty at UF Health, Department OB/GYN. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.