Director of Community Health-The University of Maryland School of Medicine


Director of Community Health (3-309-996).  The University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine’s Infectious Diseases Division and the Institute of Human Virology’s Division of Clinical Care is seeking to hire a Community Health Director to join our existing community health team. Primarily the position will be responsible for supporting the development of the strategy and plan to impact the HIV epidemic in Baltimore, as well as executing against that plan. The position will collaborate closely with the Chief of IHV Clinical Programs, cross-functional groups, including HIV Clinic Director, and established program teams.

Essential functions of the position include:

  • Provide strategic direction for the program, to include establishing goals, objectives and implementation plans.
  • Support strategic alignment of the current program teams.
  • Lead the management of overall program performance and quality improvement.
  • Support the development of research agenda, study protocols, and outcomes analysis.
  • New grant development.
  • Support donor and community relations.
  • Medical providers will provide some direct patient care related to the program.

Applicants must hold a MD/DO or PhD degree and have experience in the field of HIV.  Non-MD candidates with doctoral degrees are encouraged with appropriate professional background and faculty experience.  MD candidates must hold board certification/eligibility in infectious diseases.  Experience in infectious disease public and population health is highly desired. 

Expected faculty rank for this position is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience. 

When applying, please provide a CV and names of four references.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other 

Client Description

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the heart of the University of Maryland Medical System's downtown campus. The hospital provides comprehensive care for the West Baltimore community and tertiary care for Maryland and the surrounding area. The hospital has more intensive care beds than any other hospital in Maryland.

Hospital Description

UMMC is an 814-licensed bed medical center offering inpatient and outpatient treatment, as well as emergency and urgent care. Long known for exceptional treatment in trauma, cancer and children’s medicine, UMMC continues to be a leader in preparing physicians to care for patients in a variety of fields. Our 8900 employees—highly trained and dedicated staff, nurses and physicians—provide patients with the most innovative treatment through the latest technology.

UMMC serves community health care and education with the commitment of improving Baltimore and its residents.  We are a valued employer and a strong presence in the West Baltimore community and throughout the state.

Community Description

Baltimore is one of the most interesting Mid-Atlantic cities for entertainment and affordable living. Packed with art, music and sports, Baltimore has plenty to do each season. Weekends host some of the best ethnic and music festivals, outdoor dining and shopping. The surrounding area offers up rail trails that run north to Pennsylvania and across Western Maryland. Hiking, biking, tubing and even whitewater rafting satisfies outdoor interests.

Baltimore is home to many neighborhoods with distinct personalities that attract people from all over the country. There is also a strong collection of colleges and universities, as well as public and private schools. With a hometown symphony, baseball and football teams, and a variety of seafood and local charm, Baltimore serves as a comfortable yet stimulating town.

Position Code
3-309-996 FY 21
University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Christina Harmon
Physician Sourcing and Retention Specialist
phone: (443) 462-5236
Preferred Specialty
Executive Mgmt, Director

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