Open Chair Positions

ADFM Staff keep a running list of which institutions we have heard there is an open search for the chair position, which can be found below. Please note that this list is not exhaustive. If you have an update on an open chair position, please send it to Sam Elwood ( ADFM provides this list as a service to its members and does not support or endorse any particular position.

Updated: 12/28/2021

Search is known (details below). 


Date found out

University of Arkansas

June 2020

UMKC/TMC Lakewood (Contact: Jill Moormeier, M.D., M.P.H., 816-235-1946 or Ramona Draffen, 816-404-5027)

Feb 2021


March 2021

Brown University

June 2021

University of Arizona, Tucson

Aug 2021

The University of Alberta

Oct 2021

Maine Medical Center

Dec 2021

University of Michigan 

Dec 2021

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Dec 2021

East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine

Jan 2022

The Ohio State University College of Medicine & Wexner Medical Center

Jan 2022

Search process or status unknown (interim chair in place or chair retirement planned).


Date found out

East Tennessee State University FMR Sept 2021
Texas Tech - El Paso Sept 2021
University of Buffalo Sept 2021
University of Nevada, Reno Aug 2021
University of California - San Francisco Aug 2021
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine July 2021
Temple University June 2021
University of New Mexico April 2021
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA July 2021
University of California - San Diego School of Medicine Sept 2020
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Jan 2020
Atrium Health Dec 2019
University of Cincinnati Aug 2018
SUNY Upstate March 2017