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Director of Business Development-International Programs – Middle East Region
Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive leading academic medical centers, UChicago Medicine, in an exciting and impactful role as the Director of Business Development, Middle East for our International Program. Here you will have oversight of initiatives in the Middle East and have the opportunity to enhance growth strategies as well as implement new initiatives as we continue to develop our presence in the region.
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In this role, the Director of Business Development International Programs of The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders & leaders in healthcare within their region. The Director will develop and implement effective strategies that lead to the referral of patients to UChicago Medicine as well as the development of new partnerships and collaborations for education and training and/or advisory services. Key stakeholders may include - government officials, tertiary public/private hospitals, physician groups, payors, and international investors. To attain these goals, the Director will develop and execute strategies to enhance UChicago Medicine’s brand presence internationally and identify opportunities to build deeper collaborations with potential partners in in the region. He/she will leverage existing academic, research and referral relationships and evaluate new opportunities to grow referrals to UChicago Medicine’s clinical centers of excellence, including identifying and pursuing new models for partnerships and collaborations. He/she will also be responsible for promoting the UChicago Medicine brand through appropriate international venues, including facilitating speaking engagements for physicians, social media strategies, and conferences / exhibit opportunities. Frequent local and international travel is required (50+% of time).
This leader will be specifically supporting the Middle East region and will be targeting initiatives primarily in the Gulf Region.
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You’ll thrive in this position if you:
Located in historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is an anchor institution in the Southside of Chicago and has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when it first opened to patients. Since then, our growing footprint has allowed us to expand exponentially, providing access to world-class, ground-breaking care to communities all over Illinois and northwest Indiana.
This past December, we opened our doors to the newest, most state-of-the-art adult emergency department in the state of Illinois, followed by the launch of a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center in May. As of this spring, UChicago Medicine received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our team of nurses and interdisciplinary professionals are the best in class and provide the highest level of excellence in patient care. In addition, this year we received our 13th consecutive “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group for hospital safety. We are proud to be recognized amongst a pool of elite hospitals in the nation that consistently receive top ratings by U.S. News & World Report, including three UChicago Medicine specialties -- cancer (#31), gastroenterology & GI surgery (#42) and gynecology (#46). Twelve Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine have been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine.
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