Boston, MA

July 1, 2021

Job Description: VA Boston HealthCare System (VABHS) is recruiting for two positions:

  • Fellowship Program Director for the VA / Boston University Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program
  • Addiction Psychiatrist

Job Responsibilities: FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM DIRECTOR The VABHS/Boston University Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship is an ACGME-accredited PGY-V fellowship dually sponsored by VA and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). This fellowship enjoys a rich and intensive clinical curriculum across several academic affiliates and a strong faculty dedicated to clinical research and teaching. Applicants should have at least five years of major administrative and leadership experience in Graduate Medical Education along with strong interpersonal, clinical, and leadership skills. Board Certified in Addiction Psychiatry, qualifications for academic appointment at BUSM, a commitment to serving Veterans, strong clinical teaching and supervisory skills, and a desire to work as part of an exceptional interprofessional team. Must be a U.S. Citizen. ADDICTION PSYCHIATRIST This opportunity is in the outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program (ADTP) located at the Brockton Division of VA BHS. The position includes a mix of direct clinical care, teaching, and supervision of psychiatry residents and fellows conducting addiction-focused care, and an opportunity to contribute to our clinical research mission. Requires Board Certification in Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine; full, active and unrestricted license in any state; a commitment to serving Veterans; strong clinical skills, and a desire to work as part of an interprofessional team. Must be a U.S. Citizen. VA Boston is a top-ranked tertiary referral academic medical center dually affiliated with Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). VA BHS includes three major medical centers and five community-based clinics serving over 65,000 Veterans annually. BHS provides the full spectrum of well-integrated and patient-focused inpatient, residential and specialty outpatient services for Veterans. Areas of expertise include programs for posttraumatic stress disorders, addictions, serious mental illness, women’s mental health, and treatment for returning Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. VA Boston enjoys the largest research portfolio of any VA medical center with basic, translational, and clinical research programs in mental health funded by NIH, VA, and Department of Defense.

Required licenses/certifications: These positions offer highly competitive VA salaries, and a generous leave and benefits package. For information on federal benefits visit: Both positions are 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. A recruitment incentive may be offered. Please email your letter of interest and CV to: [email protected] VABHS, HMS and BUSM are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn about VA Boston Healthcare System at:

If you are interested in this job posting: Psychiatry Recruiter VA Boston HealthCare System Phone: (508) 583-4500 Please email your letter of interest and CV to: [email protected]