Madison, WI

December 6, 2018

Job Description: The Addiction Medicine program of Dr. Randall Brown is seeking an Addiction Medicine physician to join his program and participate in inpatient and outpatient consults as well as teaching for medical students, residents and fellows. The Addiction Medicine physician will provide care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting for patients with or at-risk of substance abuse use issues. They will additionally provide didactic and clinical teaching of fellows, residents and other learners. The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Job Responsibilities: Consultation in the inpatient and outpatient settings for patients with or at-risk for substance use issues. Engage in prevention as well as treatment of potentially substance-related health issues, such as infectious disease, mental health issues, and other complications. Didactic and clinical teaching of fellows, residents, medical students, and other health care trainees. Administrative responsibilities for the fellowship as well as policy and protocol development for relevant inpatient and outpatient settings. Potential opportunity for a VA assignment. The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service.

Required education/experience: Successful completion of a fully accredited residency program in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Psychiatry. Successful completion of a fully accredited fellowship in Addiction Medicine OR 1500 hours of clinical experience in Addiction Medicine during the past five years. Experience in detoxification from alcohol and opioids is preferred, including experience in treating complex medical conditions in the inpatient setting. Candidates for associate professor (CHS) or full professor (CHS) rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS Track.

Required licenses/certifications: Wisconsin medical license is required prior to start date. Certified by or eligible for certification by the American Board of Family Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, or American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Certified by or eligible for certification by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. DATA waiver to prescribe FDA-approved controlled substances to treat substance use disorders; i.e. buprenorphine, is preferred. If waiver is not currently held, openness to pursuing this credential is required.

If you are interested in this job posting:
Sheena Frydrych, Physician Recruiter UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Office: 608-263-0915 Email: