Job Description
Job Title:  Medicine - Palliative Medicine (Assistant/Associate Professor)
Division:  Medicine
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Location:  Houston, TX
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FLSA Status:  Exempt
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The Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking exceptional candidates for a full-time faculty position as a Palliative Medicine Provider in the section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at an academic rank (Assistant or Associate Professor) commensurate with experience. As a Palliative Care Provider, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive palliative care to people with serious illness, focusing on symptom management, communication, and support for patients and their families. As a member of the Baylor COM academic community, you are expected to role-model and teach exceptional evidence-based care. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in clinical care and at least one additional area of focus- research, quality improvement, social justice, ethics, education or other.



  • Provide expert clinical care to inpatients with serious illness, including pain and symptoms management, emotional support, and communication of treatment goals and options.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team, including physicians, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare providers, to develop and implement patient-centered care plans that align with patients' goals and preferences.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and the healthcare team to facilitate shared decision-making and ensure that patients' values and preferences are respected.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives, including performance improvement projects and palliative care program development.



  • Minimum Education: M.D. or equivalent
  • Minimum Certification/Licensure: Licensed by the Texas Medical Board.,
  • Must be board-certified or board-eligible in Palliative Medicine 




Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Requisition ID:  15995