Addiction Medicine Fellow - Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ
Seeking BC/BE physicians from any ACGME accredited specialty to serve as Addiction Medicine Fellows in Northern/Central NJ
J1/H1B visas: Yes
Practice Type: Hospital Employee
Academic Opportunity: Yes
Loan Assistance: No
Telemedicine Opportunity: No
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ is seeking up to 3 physicians for a position in our one year Addiction Medicine fellowship. Our program offers qualified physicians the unique opportunity to train in the evaluation and treatment of patients with substance use disorders, behavioral addictions, and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. Fellows are required to hold a valid New Jersey medical license and to have completed an accredited residency training program in any medical field in the United States or Canada. Graduates of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Fellowship in Addiction Medicine will be eligible to sit for the American Board of Preventive Medicine certification examination in Addiction Medicine.
Addiction Medicine fellows will rotate on clinical services at University Hospital in Newark, the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System (East Orange and Lyons campuses), and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (Newark and New Brunswick campuses). They will study motivational interviewing, behavior modification techniques, 12-step facilitation, and psychopharmacology specifically designed for this patient population. Our program has an especially diverse and collaborative addiction faculty, with supervising attendings in the departments of Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Anesthesiology. There are also opportunities for additional study in Medical Toxicology. Fellows will have access to the entire range of Rutgers teaching, clinical, and research services.
This position involves no night or weekend call, and fellows generally work Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. Fellows in good standing are permitted to moonlight outside of the Rutgers system.
Please send CVs and letters of interest to Dr. Erin Zerbo, c/o Jason Emmel, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Department of Medicine.