21 September 2021

1 Fellow Hospitalist (Ref. Fellow Hosp/21 TD)

UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the following fixed-term position: 1 Fellow Hospitalist (Ref. Fellow Hosp/21 TD).

UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned healthcare and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care.

With facilities in Sicily, Campania, Lazio and Tuscany, UPMC Italy (the Italian division of UPMC) is a leader in patient care, biomedical research, telemedicine, IT development and consulting services in areas related to medicine and research.

UPMC Italy offers professional opportunities in an international and multicultural setting at IRCCS ISMETT (Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione) one of the most technologically advanced and state-of-the-art medical centers in Italy, managed by UPMC in partnership with ARNAS Civico Hospital of Palermo and the Ri.MED Foundation.

The selected candidate will report to the Director of the Department for the treatment and study of abdominal diseases and abdominal transplantation, and manage the clinical problems inpatients (i.e.; admission, diagnosis, treatment, execution of medical procedures at the patient’s bedside, discharge and of continuity of care). He/she will participate in the coordination of multidisciplinary patient care and deal with the implementation of quality improvement programs, coordination, communication and collaboration with medical specialists and clinical staff, optimizing the use of available resources. He/she will actively participate in the work of hospital committees, provide active support during accreditation processes, and collaborate in clinical research studies.


  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery recognized in Italy, or equivalent title.
  • Postgraduate diploma (recognized in Italy) in Internal Medicine or Hepathology and Gastroenterology or Anesthesia and Resuscitation or Emergency Medicine already obtained, or enrollment to the last year of course of one of the above mentioned schools. The title must be recognized in Italy or be an equivalent, under the current laws.
  • Enrollment in the Board of Physicians.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Clinical experience in the management of complex abdominal patients.
  • Experience in other transplant centers.
  • Attendance in training courses relevant to the job profile.
  • Scientific production rated with the H-index (to be specified in the CV).

Other requisites: English proficiency, knowledge of the main computer applications, motivation, flexibility, problem-solving, interpersonal communication, and teamwork skills.

The workplace is Palermo.

UPMC Italy reserves the right of discretion to the fullest extent permitted by law in assessing applicants and the eligibility of their applications.

Only applicants not excluded under the provisions articulated Legislative decree 165/2001, art. 53, para. 16-ter, and subsequent modifications and amendments (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations), can participate in this selection. (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations

After reading the privacy statement and, if necessary, authorizing the processing of their personal data (EU Regulation 2016/679), applicants of both sexes (Law 903/77) are requested to fill out the on-line application form available at When filling out the on-line application form, applicants will be requested to attach their CV. Applicants are also requested to attach a motivation letter and a list of their scientific publications.
At the end of the on-line process, applicants will be requested to issue a self-statement regarding their possession of the requisites listed in this call for applications.

All communications from UPMC Italy will be e-mailed to the address stated by the candidate upon submitting his/her application.

The deadline to submit the applications is September 27, 2021.

Only applications submitted on-line ( with an attached CV will be taken into consideration.

Under penalty of exclusion, at the request of UPMC Italy at any time during the selection process and within the mandatory deadline, applicants must provide evidence of the requisites stated in their self-declaration. Should any preliminary verification show a discrepancy with any statement submitted by an applicant, the latter will be excluded from the selection process, and any negotiation permanently suspended.

Personal data included in the CV will be processed by UPMC Italy and IRCCS ISMETT in their capacity of joint controllers for selections for this or other similar positions. Applicants are requested to not include sensitive data (e.g., on health status), unless strictly necessary. Detailed information, also with reference to data storage times and rights recognized under EU Regulation 2016/679, are available at on the “Career at ISMETT” page and at on the “Work With Us” page.