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Requisition # 74264

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, September 3rd, 2021
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Internal Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa is seeking a board-certified/board eligible physician in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Psychiatry to serve as Chief Medical Officer for Intellectual Disabilities for Glenwood Resource Center (GRC).  GRC is a licensed state facility caring for 165 adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) and complex medical needs. The position will serve as the chief physician for GRC’s residents, part of the multidisciplinary team of therapists, psychologists and Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals (QIDPs) providing person centered health care services. The CMO will be part of the leadership team driving innovation and capacity in the state of Iowa for community integration and systems of care for people with IDD.  This position will be a full faculty appointment within the appropriate academic department of University of Iowa Health Care, and will be located predominantly at GRC in Glenwood, Iowa.

GRC provides residential living supports as well as comprehensive primary medical and psychiatric care for each of its residents. The preferred CMO candidate will have a passion for serving individuals with IDD and complex needs, and a strong interest in collaborating with and expanding the capacity of the community system of care to better serve people with IDD in the community.  

The CMO for Intellectual Disabilities is part of a new, exciting relationship between the state of Iowa Department of Human Services and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics designed to make great improvements in support of people with IDD in our state and the clinicians who serve them.  You will be an integral part of a groundbreaking effort for providing state of the art, high quality care for Iowans with IDD.

Education Requirement:

MD or equivalent degree and completion of an ACGME-accredited Residency Program.

Required Qualifications:

A minimum of 5 years of experience in adult medicine is required.

Demonstrated experience promoting a diverse workforce environment, and leading interdisciplinary teams is required.


Board-certified/board eligible physician in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Psychiatry 

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience working with patients with IDD and chronic medical conditions is strongly desired.

Online Application Required Documents

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Contact Information

Contact:Ann E Howard -
Cmed-Internal Medicine
General Hospital
220 Hawkins Drive
SE308 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242

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