Opportunity Details

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology



Commensurate w/Experience

Division Chief – Obstetrics & Gynecology – Division of Academic Specialists of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, a nationally recognized medical school, is seeking a Division Chief at the Associate Professor level or above in the clinician educator track for the Division of Academic Specialists of Obstetrics & Gynecology.  The Obstetrics & Gynecology Department at Washington University is top ranked with extensive clinical and basic science research.  With advanced training in the full range of general obstetric and gynecologic conditions, our faculty offer superior level of expertise, delivering innovative treatments and personalized care plans to our patients.


Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the Chief will have overall responsibility for the strategic planning, program development, growth and expansion of clinical operations and outreach in line with the department’s mission, vision and values.  This key leadership role requires an academic physician leader with strong clinical and business and marketing acumen. The successful candidate will have a track record of outstanding patient care, collaborative leadership skills, individual scholarship, program growth/development, educational excellence, and faculty recruitment. They will be well-informed on national trends and best practices in the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology and have demonstrated a strong commitment to medical education and dedication to promoting scholarship and research opportunities for students, residents, fellows, and faculty members. The ability to recruit, develop, mentor and manage academic faculty and staff across the clinical, research, and education missions is essential.


The qualified candidate will join an academic practice of eight faculty and three nurse practitioners.  They will also serve as Chief of the Division of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology which consists of two faculty and a nurse practicioner.


The practice cares for a large volume of both obstetric and gynecologic patients, and provides a majority of the oversight for the residency-training continuity clinics.  Outpatient services are provided on the main campus as well as other clinical locations in the Midwest.  Inpatient services are provided on the main campus in Parkview Tower.  Parkview Tower is a new facility constructed in 2018.  Located adjacent to the NICU at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, this unit provides state-of-the-art services to our patients.  There are 18 L&D rooms, 3 ORs (including one for our Fetal Care Program), 18 antepartum rooms, and 36 postpartum rooms.  Interested applicants should have a strong reputation for clinical care as well as in interest in resident and medical student education.

Qualified candidates must hold board certification in Obstetrics & Gynecology with an MD, DO, MD/PhD or equivalent degree and should be at the rank Associate Professor or above.  The successful candidate will be an innovative leader with knowledge and experience in navigating complex academic institutions, health centers, and/or teaching hospitals coupled with administrative experience. 

Anthony Odibo, MD



No end date

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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