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Instructor Clinical Fellow, Global Health, Family and Community Medicine

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You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


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 two (2) Fellows 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 their competency and academic standing in global health through scholarship activity which may include the completion of Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Global Health.


The GH Fellowship is a non-ACGME-accredited fellowship in which the Fellow is appointed as an entry-level faculty member in the UC Department of Family & Community Medicine. 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 patients at agreed upon designated site(s).



  • Precept UC Global Health Field Experience course participants (residents, students) in Guatemala, in partnership with Wuqu Kawoq.



  • Attend an 8 hour Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) training course and/or receive longitudinal POCUS training and experience.
  • Assist in teaching POCUS applications in Family Medicine resident precepting sessions.
  • Assist in providing POCUS applications in Guatemala during Wuqu Kawoq clinical care sessions.


Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) Partner Capacity Building: 

  • Work with UC’s Guatemala partner Wuqu Kawoq in improving their healthcare mission through activities within the Division of Urban, Underserved and Global Health.


MPH Education/Degree: 

  • The Family Medicine program allows the Global Health fellow to pursue their Masters in Public Health if they desire.


Academic Leadership: 

  • Contribute to the academic mission of the Division of Urban, Underserved and Global Health in the area of Global Health through a combination of the following additional activities: Teach UC family medicine residents in Global Health Conferences (once per year); Teach/oversee select topics/modules in the now longitudinal Global Health Course (one-two topics/modules per Course); Assist the Global and Underserved Health Division in strengthening its service to the department and resident training by organizing/dispensing/posting Global Health updates/news/studies; Work with the Global Health and Research division to publish and/or present at a national conference a topic of interest in Global Health.

Minimum Requirements

The following qualifications/competencies are required in order for an applicant to be considered for the Global Health Fellowship:

  • Completion of a U.S. ACGME-accredited Family Medicine Residency in good standing.
  • American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Board Certification.
  • Medical licensure in the State of Ohio.
  • Foundational knowledge in global health, such as the completion of a 1-month medical school course or residency rotation.
  • Experience in an overseas, developing country (LMIC) setting for at least 1 week.

Required Education

  • Professional Degree - MD, DO or equivalent.

Additional Qualifications Considered

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

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.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


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).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 91847 


Instructor Clinical Fellow, Global Health, Family and Community Medicine

Date:  May 7, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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