Seeking a Division Chair of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at VCU Health

Facility: Virginia Commonwealth University Health 
Address: 1250 East Marshall Street 
Richmond, VA 23298-5048 
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Specialty: Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Virginia Commonwealth University Health

Division Chair of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

The VCU Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry is seeking a BC Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to serve as Chair of the Division and Medical Director of the Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC).  This opportunity comes with broad responsibilities including the senior, clinical and research leadership of a large full time faculty of Psychiatrists and Psychologists.


  • Teaching (14%) - Develops and administers comprehensive internal training programs for Medical Students, Residents and Fellows as well as other medical personnel
  • Ensure quality and compliance standards
  • Consults with the education liaisons for the Department of Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Pediatrics and Pharmacy to strengthen in integration with these disciplines and develop innovative curriculum and initiatives
  • Research (7%) - Initiates research that informs Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Treatment
  • Provide medical leadership and expertise in the areas of clinical research
  • Participate in publications and serve on review committees
  • Clinical (18%) - Serves as Chief of Medical and Clinical Services
  • Responsible for clinical coverage/performance of all inpatient and outpatient programs of the VTCC
  • Oversees clinical documentation, care planning and clinical policies
  • Develops, implements and oversees peer reviews and clinical trials
  •  Supervises and coordinates all medical and clinical staff for both in and outpatient services  
  • Handles physician/provider impairment issues
  • Administration (61%) - Will be the Chair of the Division and Medical Director of the VTCC


  • Board Certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Demonstrated experience and leadership in medical academic affairs
  • Demonstrated research and publication activities
  • A minimum of 5 years in a senior leadership role within an academic healthcare facility preferred
  • Teaching experience
  • Leadership experience in clinical/program administration and development

About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is centrally located along the East Coast. With easy access to Washington D.C., the Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains, this River City was ranked #3 Top Destination by Frommer’s for its rich history, colonial charm, outdoor adventure, trendy restaurants, upscale shopping, and world class museums.

With the James River flowing through the heart of City, and the mild climate year round, Richmonders take full advantage of the area’s athletic events, public gardens and festivals. The area boasts a wide variety of arts, culture and entertainment as well. Among the numerous historical landmarks, you will find numerous theaters, the Richmond Ballet, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Richmond International Raceway to name a few.

Richmond is for everyone. It’s family friendly, dog friendly and there is never a shortage of things to do. Whether you want to live downtown, Church Hill, Shockoe Bottom, Forest Hills, The Fan, or the Suburbs of the West End or Chesterfield County, each Richmond neighborhood is unique making it an attractively-sized and very livable city.

About VCU Health

Virginia Commonwealth University Health is the regions only Level 1 Trauma center. As part of the VCU’s School of Medicine, physicians provide quality patient care services, teach the next generation of physicians and conduct important research. Nationally known for cutting-edge medical advancements and diagnostic insights, VCU physicians aim to be the provider of choice for quality healthcare that is patient-centered, physician-driven, accessible, efficient and evidence-based to reflect the values of an outstanding integrated academic practice.

US News and World Report ranked VCU the No. 1 hospital in Virginia and the Richmond Metropolitan area. Our Nephrology, Pulmonology, Orthopaedics and Urology programs ranked among the top 50 in the country. VCU was also ranked “high performing” in Oncology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation and Otolaryngology. With more than 600 physicians in 200 specialties, VCU has the areas only NCI-designated Cancer Center - Massey Cancer Center, and a full-service children’s hospital – Children’s Hospital of Richmond.


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Contact: Anthony Coviello 
Phone: 804-628-9660
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