Academic MFM Physician

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Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine

Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Title: Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician 

Maternal Fetal Medicine Faculty Position at Temple Health – Discover what makes this Leading Academic Medical Center one of the best places to work in Philadelphia!

Summary of Opportunity

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is announcing the search for an MFM physician to join the team. 

Be part of an extraordinary clinical team of perinatologists who serve as consultants for all high-risk obstetrical patients within the Temple University Health System, conducting non-invasive and invasive fetal evaluations and studies. This position includes an active clinical practice and teaching responsibilities with medical students and residents (21 residents in PGY I, II, III and IV). Research and mentorship are part of this position. 

The Division of Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine is one of five clinical divisions including General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women’s Pelvic Health Program, Reproductive Endocrinology and Gynecologic Oncology. There are approximately 30 MDs or MD/PhDs in the department plus supporting administrative, nursing and research staff.

In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, a tuition remission program and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class patient care, research, and medical education.

Candidate Qualifications

  • MD, DO or Foreign Equivalent
  • Fellowship trained in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Board Certification or Active Candidate in OB/GYN and MFM 
  • Must have an unrestricted medical license and DEA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or the ability to obtain one prior to employment

Temple University School of Medicine

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is comprised of: 20 clinical departments (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research;) more than 550 full-time faculty; 50+ part-time faculty; 800+ volunteer faculty; and 1000+ employees. According to U.S. News & World Report, LKSOM is also among the top 10 most-applied-to medical schools in the nation. The school is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and takes pride in the excellence of its teaching, service and research programs. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, LKSOM is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in Pennsylvania. Each year it admits 210 medical students and approximately 25 graduate students.

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Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application at:

Please note that your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all the required documents and information including: Curriculum vitae with personal contact information; and a letter of interest (stating your area of expertise and qualifications, a synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, and research and/or teaching interests as applicable.)  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, and/or plans for future contributions is strongly encouraged.

Please address your application to: Enrique Hernandez, MD, Chairman, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, C/O Jessica N. Vegas, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact Jessica at

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information on our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine please visit our OHEDI.

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.