Academic Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep

UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA

About This Opportunity

Department of Medicine
Seeking BE/BC physician in Hospice and Palliative Medicine for a Chief of Palliative Medicine to develop a comprehensive academic service. Palliative Medicine will be a division within the Department of Medicine, and will provide patient care, teaching, research and care improvement. Applicants must have an interest and passion in the care of the terminally ill and superb communication skills, current knowledge of symptom management and demonstrated skills in working with interdisciplinary teams. Academic rank is commensurate with training and experience. As the leading employer in the Worcester area, we look to draw talent and ideas from individuals of different backgrounds and viewpoints. Contact: or 508.334.8760.

About UMass Memorial Medical Center

UMass Memorial Medical Center
UMass Memorial Medical Center is located on three campuses; 55 lake Ave N, 119 Belmont Street and 281 Lincoln Street. With 781 beds, it has two emergency departments, 46 operating rooms, nine ICUs, and robust diagnostic and ambulatory care. It is home to the region’s only Level One Trauma Center for adults and children, our Life flight air ambulance service, a Children’s Medical Center and an internationally recognized Newborn Intensive Care Unit. UMMMC is ranked number one in New England and third in the nation for surviving a heart attack.

UMass Memorial Medical Group
UMass Memorial Medical group is a multispecialty group practice with 1,050 physicians and 2,200 nonphysician staff members. It is one of the largest and diverse medical groups on the east Coast. Our physicians provide clinical care services in 12 hospitals, 5 community health centers, 3 rehabilitation facilities, 25 nursing homes and 80 office based practices. They provide over 3,000,000 patient encounters a year.

Physician members of the UMass Memorial Medical Group have faculty appointments at our academic partner-the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Comprised of distinguished medical experts with international reputations, members of the Medical Group are educating tomorrow’s physicians and working on the treatments and cures that are advancing medicine.

For more information and opportunities, see UMass Memorial Medical Center.

UMass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01605

Community of Worcester

Worcester, Massachusetts- the great city in the heart of the Commonwealth and New England. Worcester, a five-time recipient of the All-American City Award, offers its residents the resources and exciting attractions of a metropolis, balanced with the more intimate, livable scale of a mid-size city. Worcester is a smart city. Smart students choose Worcester for its quality colleges and universities - and for the proximity to some of the world's most innovative companies. Smart companies choose Worcester for the students, who fuel the engine of the city's strong economy - as consumers and as industrious, inventive and energetic employees. This unusual concentration of intellectual capital and proximities to the best medical facilities and teaching hospitals - combined with streamlined business siting and permitting, robust economic development programs and strong political support - has helped Worcester to become a world-renowned center for research and development in biotechnology and the life sciences. With its affordable housing... quality public schools... access to diverse and highly-acclaimed arts, sports, restaurants and entertainment... reliable local and regional public transportation... Worcester truly is a city that offers its residents, and resident businesses, the best of both large and small cities.

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Census Data for Worcester


Total 806163


H.S. Grads88.7%
Bachelors & Higher33.3%


Under 5 Years5.8%
Under 18 Years23.0%
Over 65 Years12.9%


Total Units328586
Ownership Rate67.2%
Median Home Value$274.0


Total Area1.0 sq. miles
Persons/sq. mile528.6


Persons per Household2.57