Director for Health Equity Opportunity in Colorado


The Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking a thoughtful, innovative, mission-driven leader to serve as the founding director for its program in Health Equity.  Eligible candidates must have an MD or a PhD in a health-related field.  The ideal candidate will have experience with community engagement and a track record of successful independently funded research related to Health Equity. We seek a team leader with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, mentoring and growing junior faculty researchers in the program. 

The Director of Health Equity will be expected to develop a vibrant, interdisciplinary program that leverages existing campus resources in clinical care, education, health services and public health research to improve the well-being of vulnerable and underserved populations in Colorado through research, implementation and community engagement.  

This recruitment comes with a competitive start-up package that will include salary commensurate with experience, start-up funds, and departmental program support.  Appropriate candidates may be eligible for an endowed chair.  

Interested individuals should apply electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 14993

Questions about the position can also be directed to Dr. Mark Earnest, Division Head of General Internal Medicine at

Thank you to HELI 2018 Alumna Demetria McNeal, PhD, MBA, CPLP, for alerting us to this opportunity!

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