Instructor, Clinical Fellow, Department of Family and Community Medicine

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Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. The Department of Family & Community Medicine has played a leading role in fellow, resident, and medical student education since 1974 and continues to focus on improving the health of members of our Cincinnati community and beyond, with a special focus on medically underserved patients. With faculty expertise in areas such as primary care research, palliative care, geriatrics, global health and integrative medicine, the department is advancing the college's commitment to cultivating learning environments, fostering research and scholarship, and providing innovative patient care. 


The Department of Family & Community Medicine is seeking one (1) Fellow to join the Global Health (GH) Fellowship program. The GH Fellowship Program is a one or two-year post-residency family medicine fellowship designed for physicians interested in caring for underserved/vulnerable populations while strengthening clinical and scholarly skills in global health. This fellowship includes the option for tuition remission for the completion of a Master of Public Health (MPH) in global health.


Fellows will deepen their competencies in the following six areas of Global & Underserved Health:  1) Describe and address the determinants of health as a foundation in global and underserved health; 2) Interpret health in the context of the principles of community and population health; 3) Provide high quality care in low resource settings and for vulnerable populations; 4) Demonstrate effective communication and cultural humility in patient, team, and community relationships; 5) Advocate effectively on an individual, local, and national level within the context of global health ethics; 6) Apply the attitudes and skills of sustainable servant-leadership in multiple healthcare settings including interdisciplinary teams. 

Essential Functions

Clinical Care: 

  • Provide primary care for underserved and immigrant/refugee patients for approximately 20+hrs/week at a City of Cincinnati Primary Care location.


Partner Capacity Building:

  • Work with one of our low- or middle-income country (LMIC) international partners to improve their healthcare mission through a four-week program onsite at the partner location.


Academic Leadership:

  • Contribute to the academic mission of the Global and Underserved Health Division by teaching residents and medical students.

Minimum Requirements

  • Medical Degree (MD or DO).
  • Licensure by the State of Ohio Medical Board. 
  • Completion of a U.S. ACGME-accredited Family Medicine Residency in good standing.
  • American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Board Certified. 
  • Foundational knowledge in global health, such as the completion of a 1-month medical school course or residency rotation.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Clinician Cultural and Linguistic Assessment (CCLA) level fluency in Spanish.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


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REQ: 94290


Instructor, Clinical Fellow, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Date:  Feb 11, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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