This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. The Detroit VA Medical Center has a strong affiliation with Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine. The WSU Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows are an integral part of the pulmonary and ICU team at the Detroit VAMC. The candidate will have fellow teaching responsibilities and will need to show academic interest and potential. Interested candidates may address any questions regarding the position via email to our Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Anan Salloum, M.D. at Anan.Salloum@va.gov, or to the Associate Chief of Staff for Medicine, Patricia Brown, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A. at Patricia.Brown@va.gov. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): No Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): No Appraised Value Offer (AVO): No Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Yes Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
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