The University of Central Florida College of Medicine is seeking applications from outstanding primary care physicians for UCF Pegasus Health, its soon-to-be launched faculty clinical practice. Applicants should be exceptional clinicians who wish to practice while spending a portion of their time conducting research or teaching medical students. Pegasus Health physicians will be active collaborators in the design and operation of this model clinical practice.
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The UCF College of Medicine’s clinical practice offers health-care providers the opportunity to create a medical facility from the ground up and to offer patient care in a better way than it’s ever been offered before.
With a commitment to evidence-based medicine and the latest in innovation and technology, Pegasus Health will provide ever-higher standards of patient quality and safety. The practice’s interdisciplinary approach will include an on-site CLIA/CAP accredited laboratory offering clinical pathology services, surgical and molecular pathology, and molecular diagnostic testing.
UCF is a forward-looking medical school with a culture based on partnerships, collaboration and a focus on improving health care throughout the community. As part of the College of Medicine, you’ll join physician educators, biomedical researchers and more than 1,500 volunteer physician faculty members who are working to create this nation’s premier 21st century college of medicine.
Pegasus Health is located in a completely renovated 22,000-square-foot facility at 3400 Quadrangle Boulevard, about a block from the main UCF campus. The medical center will also house the college’s Regional Extension Center (REC) health information technology initiative, which is helping local primary care physicians adopt electronic health records to improve patient care.
As a state of Florida employee, you’ll receive sovereign immunity from medical malpractice. Your clinical practice will be managed by an administrator with 15 years of experience leading the Yale-New Haven Hospital Ambulatory Services Division. You’ll be involved in growing the practice through strategic planning, budget planning and feasibility studies. Pegasus Health will have its own billing and collections department. The practice’s participation in a variety of clinical trials will offer physicians the opportunity to be involved in cutting-edge research.