This position is works in the Women's Health Research program which brings together a diverse group of researchers and clinicians dedicated to improving women's health through research and translating research into practice. The program is based in the Center for Health Services Research within the Institute for Medicine and Public Health. This role will be responsible for coordinating and performing a wide variety of research, programmatic and administrative activities.
The position requires excellent communication and collaboration skills and the ability to support multiple faculty and programmatic staff. The role requires a resourceful individual who can take initiative to gather suitable information and data to address tasks and complete assignments in a timely manner.
About the Department
The mission of the Center for Health Services Research is to improve the quality, value, and equity of healthcare delivery for all people through translational research and training initiatives. Housed within the Institute for Medicine and Public Health, the Center for Health Services Research provides programmatic support to 17 research centers and programs engaged in research on developing, implementing, and evaluating interdisciplinary solutions to improve health care delivery and health outcomes at the patient and population level. For more information, please visit https://www.vumc.org/hsr .
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