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Chief of Nuclear Medicine in Northern California: Join a Thriving Academic Department

Subspecialty: Nuclear Medicine

Posted: Dec 28, 2021 Merritt Hawkins
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Job Number: NM-109679
Contact Name: Vanessa Leboehi
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Facility: Merritt Hawkins
Location: Sacramento, California
Degree: MD or DO
Years Partnership: N/A
Board Status: BC/BE
Fellowship Required: Preferred
Beginning Comp.: Negotiable
Potential Comp.: Negotiable
Perm/Locum: Perm ASAP
Workload: Full Time
Position Type:
  • Academic
Date Posted: 12/28/2021
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Job Number: NM-109679
Contact Name: Vanessa Leboehi
Company: Merritt Hawkins
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Chief of Nuclear Medicine in Northern California: Join a Thriving Academic Department
Subspecialty: Nuclear Medicine

The University of California, Davis, in Northern California, one of the nation's leading research institutes, is seeking a Chief of Nuclear Medicine for a nationally renowned academic medical center in Sacramento. Part of a well-established department, the new chief will lead a successful nuclear medicine program and an established subspecialized team with protected time for academic pursuits and administrative needs. This individual will participate in our clinical, teaching, and research programs in PET, nuclear medicine, and radiology. Take the next step in your leadership career in a supportive and cutting-edge academic department. UC Davis is committed to providing excellent quality care to underserved and vulnerable patient populations.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Leadership opportunity — Up to 20% protected time/10% division chief responsibilities/70%-80% clinical time dependent upon academic appointment
  • You will play a pivotal role in building and expanding the clinical and teaching excellence in the nuclear medicine program with a focus on theranostics and expanding usage of the revolutionary two-meter-long EXPLORER total-body PET scanner in clinical research and practice
  • UC Davis is a leading research institution offering the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Northern California, and inland Northern California's only academic medical center and only level 1 trauma center
  • World-leading molecular imaging and radiochemistry research programs and strong links with the Department of Biomedical Engineering, developing new imaging technologies and methods
  • UC Davis is a top 10 public university in the US (US News and World Report)
  • For the full position description and responsibilities, please visit:

Community Information
Sacramento, CA, offers a significantly lower cost of living than San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and other parts of California. One of the most historic and beautiful areas of the Golden State, our city is filled with community events and activities and endless lifestyle opportunities.

  • Exceptional public and private schools and remarkable housing options
  • US News ranks California #7 in "Best States for Healthcare"
  • Easy drive to Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe, Sonoma, Yosemite National Park, Monterrey Peninsula, the American River Parkway, and the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Culturally diverse location recognized for its more than 600 murals and urban forest
  • Access to plenty of big-city amenities, including a vibrant downtown area, professional sports, and an international airport
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy kayaking and boating — short commute to snow skiing
  • "Farm to Fork capital" — foodies and restauranteurs fully embrace the area's agricultural heritage

For immediate consideration please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response.

Please contact Vanessa Leboehi at or at [Click to Show Phone] and reference NM-109679