Gaining access to the most coveted academic medicine jobs in the country can be difficult without the right contacts—that is until now.

With Merritt Hawkins’ exemplary reputation as a top-tier recruitment resource for the nation’s most prestigious institutions, we give top candidates access to the most coveted positions in academic medicine, including department chairs, institute directors, decanal level positions, and more.

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Executive Coaching and Advising

To assist institutions in their planning initiatives, our Academic Advisory Council-MH is pleased to offer executive coaching services from thought leaders who are experts in the field.

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Strategic Planning and Organizational Planning

The Academic Advisory Council-MH strategic planning service provides invaluable insights by listening to the opinions and perspectives of a diverse array stakeholders, in tandem with a review of background materials.

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Executive Search

The Academic Advisory Council-MH can support, assist, and collaborate with institutional leaders and search committees to recruit executive leaders, including department chairs, institute and center directors, deans, and presidents.

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Latest News

Thoughts about Dying in America: Enhancing the impact of one’s life journey and legacy by also planning for the end of life

This Perspective in PNAS, authored by Phil Pizzo, offers a summary of the recommendations in the Institute of Medicine report Dying in America.

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Distinguished Careers Institute enters third year and new phase

The institute, created and headed by former Medical School dean Phil Pizzo, helps people with 20 to 30 years of work experience reinvent their careers and lives toward roles with social impact.

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Dr Phil Pizzo: Founder of Stanford University’s Distinguished Careers Institute

A profile on Dr. Philip Pizzo and his journey from lifelong doctor to helping people have fulfilling second acts, launching the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute

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