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University Health Physicians (UHP) is a multi-specialty academic group practice affiliated with the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine (UMKC SOM) in conjunction with its major teaching facility University Health (UH).

UHP is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit. We are an equal opportunity employer and proud of our diverse workforce.

Kansas City, MO

Many UHP physicians have teaching responsibilities for residents, fellows, and medical students. The UMKC SOM accepts students directly out of high school for a six-year combined baccalaureate/Doctor of Medicine program. The UMKC SOM Graduate Medical Education program supports over 30 residencies and fellowships.

UH is known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital” and is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City, MO. UH is an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, UH has been recognized as a regional leader in COVID care and testing.

Job Description

The Department of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, University Health (formerly Truman Medical Centers), and University Health Physicians seek a staff faculty member for an Ambulatory Bariatric/Obesity Medicine position. The individual should have the clinical, academic, and personal skills to contribute to an active academic department. Must be board eligible/certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine; board certification in Obesity Medicine (American Board of Obesity Medicine) is highly-preferred but not required.

In this role, you will work in an outpatient setting, providing comprehensive medical care to people seeking obesity treatment. The focus is on non-surgical, multi-disciplinary obesity management. With an extensive internal and community referral base, a diverse patient population, and pharmacy support for medication authorization, this position offers and excellent opportunity to make a meaningful impact on patient’s lives.

With multiple training programs associated with UMKC, you will also have opportunities to teach. Students, IM and IM/Pediatrics residents, as well as endocrine fellows rotate through the clinic regularly, Didactic teaching in the classroom may be available, too, if desired.

Academic appointment and salary commensurate with background. The Department of Medicine is proud of its diverse composition and is an equal opportunity employer. H1 applicants are welcome to apply.


Posted on: December 4, 2023

Overlake Clinics is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner for our Bariatric Surgery Center located in Bellevue, WA.

Welcome to a medical center where you're the center of attention.
Pay range: $120,869.00 - $181,314.00

Overlake Clinics offers a wide range of services, including 12 Primary Care Clinics, 5 Urgent Care Clinics and 22 Specialty Clinics on Seattle’s Eastside. Our integrated electronic health record allows for easy flow of critical health information that is highly coordinated across all of our locations.


  • Board certified/eligible
  • Completion of an accredited APP program
  • Washington APP license
  • Experience with EPIC or other EMR highly preferred
  • Two year of Bariatric or weight loss experience is required

Why join Overlake?
We're proud to offer benefits that support you in every stage of your career and life. But it's our inspirational culture that truly sets us apart.

  • Local, visible leaders who care about you.
  • A values-based work environment.
  • An active Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council.
  • Medical insurance premiums as low as $0 per month.
  • Many Overlake services covered at 100%.
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 per year.
  • Traditional and Roth IRA retirement savings plans with 5% to 7% matching and immediate vesting.
  • An expanded Employee Assistance Program.
  • A caregiver support program to help with everything from childcare to eldercare.
  • Free parking and Orca transit passes.
  • If this sounds like an environment where you'll thrive, we'd love to hear from you.

    How much will this job pay?

    Posted pay ranges represent the entire pay scale, from minimum to maximum. For jobs with more than one level, the posted range reflects the minimum of the lowest level and the maximum of the highest level. Some positions also offer additional pay based on shift, certifications or degrees. Job offers are determined based on a candidate's years of relevant experience, level of education and internal equity.


Posted on: November 29, 2023

This position is for a board-certified/board-eligible Internal Medicine or Endocrinology physician to join our team. The O.C. Endocrine Specialists consists of Physicians and PA's, and we provide medical care for Hoag Hospital’s Metabolism and Weight Management Center, in addition to Hoag's Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center. Hoag Hospital is the top-ranked hospital in Orange County for over 5 years.

The Centers have two locations: in Irvine-Woodbridge and Newport Beach. Each location is fully staffed, managed, and furnished by Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. In addition to the physicians and PA’s of O.C. Endocrine Specialists, the Center’s multi-disciplinary team consists of Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, and a Health and Wellness Coach.

Our practice specializes in the management of Obesity, Type 1 Diabetes, and Type 2 Diabetes. This position would be primarily for the management of Obesity, with the option for managing diabetes according to your preference.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
  • Performance bonus
  • Malpractice coverage
  • Coverage for CME, Licensing, etc fees
  • Medical and Retirement Benefits
  • Potential leadership opportunities within 1-2 years

To apply please email your CV to

Posted on: November 29, 2023

The Department of Preventive at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is seeking highly motivated applicants with well-documented expertise in obesity research to join a successful research program in a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor position.

The Department of Preventive Medicine, with over 20 full-time faculty members, is a highly collaborative and transdisciplinary department that includes expertise in preventive medicine, biostatistics, epidemiology, behavioral research, community outreach, and clinical studies. UTHSC is a major medical and research center, with four campuses spanning the State of Tennessee, and employs more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups.

This search is seeking candidates who conduct lifestyle intervention research with emphasis on Nutrition and/or Behavior Change. This position is based on the main UTHSC campus located in Memphis, TN. Obesity and its related comorbidities are highly prevalent in the Mid-South region, candidates who bring a successful and promising record of competitive research are highly preferred. Our organizational culture is highly collaborative, emphasizing multidisciplinary approaches to improving

Candidates who have a strong desire to collaborate with other faculty, community members and organizations, healthcare systems, and government agencies to develop, implement and test interventions to improve the health of communities most affected by obesity are encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will have numerous opportunities to initiate and lead ancillary studies with projects in the Department that include obesity, cardiovascular, cancer, dietary intake and physical activity outcomes data like the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) and Look AHEAD (a weight-loss study for individuals with diabetes). The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to collaborate on currently funded initiatives to address obesity including the “Managing Obesity by Leveraging Health Information Technology to Lower Cancer Risk.” Although this is primarily a research position, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the other missions of Department of Preventive Medicine through teaching, mentoring students, and departmental service.

This position comes with a competitive start-up package, state salary support and excellent benefits through the state of Tennessee, and protected time to pursue his/her research program. He/she will receive a full-time, tenure track faculty position in the Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine. Secondary appointments in other departments are also available.


  • PhD, DrPH, MD or equivalent terminal degree in social/behavioral sciences, nutrition, epidemiology, exercise science, nursing and/or medicine with emphasis in obesity research.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who hold a board certification/ licensure where applicable (i.e RD, LDN, NP, MD).
  • Has a record of peer-reviewed publications and other scholarly activity.
  • Has potential to obtain extramural funding (i.e., NIH R01 awards or equivalent)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Interested applicants should electronically submit a copy of their curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research interests and teaching experience, and at least three contacts for recommendation letters with Taleo application.

Submit applications (i.e., a letter of interest, a complete CV, and contact information for three references) at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center job posting website.

For benefits information, please visit

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of The University of Tennessee Health Science is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.

Part of The University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT’s doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville composed of 1,300 faculty, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state’s largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.

Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts and Restaurant District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport amid a $214 million modernization. Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley’s Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States (Shelby Farms), numerous live outdoor concerts such as Levitt Shell and Live at the Garden, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest on the Mississippi River.

Posted on: November 14, 2023

UPMC Community Medicine Incorporated is hiring a part-time Physician Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner to support the Solano & Kokales Comprehensive Weight Loss Program in Oakland. Seeking someone that has prior experience in weight loss, lifestyle change, and eating disorders. The schedule is part-time, 3 days/week, Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.

Please apply at Position ID # 5260011422

Any questions please email

Posted on: November 14, 2023

Summa Health is seeking a board certified/board eligible Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physician to join our employed physician group. The selected candidate must have a strong interest in obesity management and/or have a Certified Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine or an obesity medicine fellowship preferred. The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 400+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System.

Summa Health’s Weight Management Institute has provided weight loss surgical and non-surgical services since 2004. The team is built of 4 providers, 5 advanced practice providers and # dieticians.

Summa Health – headquartered in Akron, Ohio – is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state. With 2 hospitals and 20+ health centers, Summa Health provides access to care throughout the region.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Employed position offering competitive compensation, benefit package and incentives such as signing bonus, loan assistance, relocation, and CME allowance
  • Monday – Friday business hours allowing for excellent work/life balance; no call, weekends, or holidays
  • ASMBS accredited program leverages the skills of a multidisciplinary team to treat patients in both our surgical and non-surgical weight management programs
  • Opportunity for involvement in medical student, resident, and fellow education
  • Ability to work in different offices/communities
  • Epic System’s EMR
  • No hospital rounding component

Candidate Requirements

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Certified Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine preferred
    • Or will obtain board certification in obesity medicine (after approximately 2 years of practicing)
  • Unrestricted Ohio License or willingness to obtain
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to quality care in a patient centered, team-based environment
  • Candidates for this position should have a passion for obesity and weight loss management

Community Information

Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside. As a thriving heartland city Akron provides an ideal living and working environment. The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options. Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

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