Open Leadership Positions

UC San Diego Health Sciences has more than 1,500 physicians and scientists who serve as faculty members for more than 900 residents and fellows, 500 medicine and pharmacy students, and hundreds of other graduate students. Its academic programs rank among the best in the country for primary care and research. The organization's leadership embraces a culture of academic excellence coupled with innovation and collaboration, and continuously seeks to align its educational programs with cutting-edge research, new clinical technologies and techniques, and hands-on experience through pioneering programs that emphasize compassionate, personalized patient care.

The dynamic Health Sciences enterprise comprises the School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and UC San Diego Health. Our patient care locations include the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest; Jacobs Medical Center, Moores Cancer Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and Shiley Eye Institute in La Jolla; and many other centers, clinics, and affiliates throughout Southern California.

Open Positions

Health Sciences is recruiting for a number of senior leadership positions. Please select a name to see search committee members.

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Search Committee

  • Reid Abrams, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (committee co-chair)
  • Jamie Resnik, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences (committee co-chair)
  • Sarah Blair, Department of Surgery
  • Dan Blanchard, Department of Medicine
  • Piyush Patel, Department of Anesthesiology
  • Lisa Rhodes, Chief Administrative Officer — Perioperative Services

Search Committee

  • Gary Firestein, Department of Medicine (committee chair)
  • Margarita Baggett, Chief Clinical Officer, UC San Diego Health
  • David Bazzo, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
  • Brookie Best, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Cinnamon Bloss, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
  • Neil Chi, Department of Medicine
  • Bryan Clary, Department of Surgery
  • Timothy Dresselhaus, Department of Medicine
  • Simerjot Jassal, Department of Medicine
  • Chris Longhurst, Department of Medicine
  • Jim McKerrow, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Alex Norbash, Department of Radiology
  • Geert Schmid-Schoenbein, Department of Bioengineering
  • Sunny Smith, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
  • Mounir Soliman, Department of Psychiatry
  • JoAnn Trejo, Department of Pharmacology
  • Cate Yashar, Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Science

Search Committee

  • Sonia Ramamoorthy, Department of Surgery (committee chair)
  • Jay Doucet, Department of Surgery
  • Christopher Glass, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Wilbur Lew, Department of Medicine
  • Michael Madani, Department of Surgery
  • Andrew McCulloch, Department of Bioengineering
  • Pamela Mellon, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
  • Victor Nizet, Department of Pediatrics
  • Alex Norbash, Department of Radiology
  • Barbara Parker, Department of Medicine
  • Renate Pilz, Department of Medicine
  • Thomas Savides, Department of Medicine
  • Stephen Spector, Department of Pediatrics
  • Sam Ward, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Search Committee

  • Mark Wallace, Department of Anesthesiology (committee chair)
  • Darwin Berg, Department of Neurobiology
  • Gerry Boss, Department of Medicine
  • Kerri Boutelle, Department of Pediatrics
  • Hank Chambers, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Jody Corey-Bloom, Department of Neurosciences
  • Ron Ellis, Department of Neurosciences
  • David Folsom, Department of Psychiatry
  • Healther Hofflich, Department of Medicine
  • Kathy Kim, VA San Diego Healthcare System
  • Paul Mills, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
  • Abraham Palmer, Department of Psychiatry
  • Marc Shuckit, Department of Psychiatry
  • Colin Thomas, Department of Medicine
  • Karen Van Hoesen, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Marie Webber, Chief Administrative Officer - Women and Infants, Psychiatric and Ophthalmology Services

Search Committee

  • Alison Moore, Department of Medicine (committee chair)
  • Tarik Benmarhnia, Scripps Institution of Oceanography / Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
  • Christina Chambers, Department of Pediatrics
  • Cristina Della Coletta, Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities
  • Thomas Csordas, Department of Anthropology
  • Janis Jenkins, Department of Anthropology
  • Richard Kronick, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
  • Scott Lippman, Director, Moores Cancer Center
  • Elena Martinez, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
  • Patty Maysent, CEO, UC San Diego Health
  • Elliott McVeigh, Department of Bioengineering
  • Andrew Ries, Department of Medicine
  • Chip Schooley, Department of Medicine
  • Randy Taplitz, Department of Medicine
  • Robert Weinreb, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Joshua Zivin, Department of Economics

Search Committee

  • Gerard Menecke, Department of Anesthesiology (committee chair)
  • Michael Albo, Department of Urology
  • Kimberly Brouwer, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health
  • Laura Cervino, Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences
  • Fadare Oluwole, Department of Pathology
  • Christina Jamieson, Department of Urology
  • Dilip Jeste, Department of Psychiatry
  • Marilyn Jones, Department of Pediatrics
  • Andrew (Karim) Kader, Department of Urology
  • Daphne LaCoursiere, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
  • John Ravits, Department of Neurosciences
  • Lisa Rhodes, Chief Administrative Officer — Perioperative Services
  • Jason Sicklick, Department of Surgery

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply through UC San Diego Academic Personnel Services at its AP On-Line Recruit website.