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Morehouse School of Medicine - Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute/Founding Dean, School of Community & Population Health

Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) invites nominations, inquiries, and applications for the next Director of The Satcher Health Leadership Institute and to serve as the Founding Dean to launch its new School of Community and Population Health.


The Satcher Health Leadership Institute was founded in 2006 by the 16th US Surgeon General, Dr. David Satcher, who set it firmly on its course to be a leading transformative force for global health equity.  A visionary leader is sought who will embody the Institute’s values and seek to make a lasting contribution to reducing and ultimately eliminating disparities in health.


Morehouse School of Medicine is also in the early stages of launching a new School of Community and Population Health.  The Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute will also serve as the Founding Dean of the new School of Community and Population Health.


In addition, the Dean/Director will be an endowed Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar. The Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1990 to allow business, research universities, and state government to collaborate to build a technology-driven economy, fueled by breakthrough university research.  The Georgia Research Alliance grows Georgia's economy by expanding university research capacity and by seeding and shaping startup companies around inventions and discoveries.


The ideal candidate will be a preeminent scholar, clinician and/or practitioner in population health with a long track record of advancing health equity.  Those with a broad background which has covered academia, health policy and practice, along with a commitment to community engagement will be highly sought by the search committee.  Candidates must be able to represent SHLI on an international stage, and advance the institute’s mission and work through extramural funding and philanthropic support.  A terminal degree is required as is substantial leadership experience in a comparably complex environment.


Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including a cover letter and resume) should be submitted to Oliver Tomlin and Jeff Schroetlin with Witt/Kieffer, via email to  Confidential inquiries and questions concerning this search may be directed to Oliver or Jeff at 630/575.6972.

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