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Employment opportunity: Clinical Informationist for Graduate Medical Education at Emory University WHSC Library

Emory University, Woodruff Health Sciences Library invites creative, collaborative and innovative professionals to apply for our Clinical Informationist for Graduate Medical Education position.  To learn more about this role, please view the information below and review the pdf to see more details about the position.

Clinical Informationist for Graduate Medical Education

Department:   Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library

 Salary:  Minimum starting salary $55,000 – $65,000; commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank.

Position Availability:   Immediately

Interested candidates should review the applications requirements and apply online at

Review of applications will begin the week of January 9, 2023.  Review of applications will continue until position is successfully filled. Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans.

Position Summary

The Clinical Informationist works with a user-oriented, embedded team of Clinical Informationists to develop and deliver innovative clinical services, and collections to School of Medicine faculty, graduate medical trainees, and medical students, attending physicians and staff. The individual supports branch libraries in teaching hospitals.

The Clinical Informationists provides a range of services in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) Library’s clinical informationist model, including development of information resources and services to support graduate medical educational activities, provide real-time reference in locating information, collaborate and consult on clinical research projects, such as collection management, instruction, and assessment.

Description of Institution and Library

Emory University is internationally recognized for its outstanding liberal arts college, superb professional schools, and one of the South’s leading health care systems. Emory’s beautiful, leafy main campus is located in Atlanta’s historic Druid Hills suburb and is home to 8,079 undergraduates and 7,372 graduate and professional students. As the second largest private employer in Atlanta, Emory University and Emory Healthcare have a combined workforce of approximately, 37,716 and an annual operating budget of $45.6 billion. Emory University received $831 million in research funding in 2020.

The Emory University Libraries include the Robert W. Woodruff Library, which is also home to the Goizueta Business Library, the Heilbrun Music and Media Library, and the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. Other campus libraries, include the Science Commons, the Library Service Center operated in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Woodruff Health Sciences Library, the Pitts Theology Library, the Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, and the Oxford College Library located on the Oxford Campus approximately 30 miles from Atlanta.

Diversity Statement:

Emory Libraries recognize diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values integral to achieving our mission to enrich the quality of life and advance intellectual discovery by connecting people of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We champion an inclusive work environment through competency training, reassurance of personal growth, restorative communication practices, and diverse recruitment and retention. We offer exhibits, collections, programming, and research assistance that speaks to the rich needs and identities of patrons from the Emory community and beyond. We encompass opportunities that strengthen these values. We invite you to bring your true self to the library and feel welcomed when you arrive.

Virtual Tour: Robert B. Greenblatt MD Library’s Historical Collections & Archives on December 8, 2022 at 2 pm EST

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On Thursday, December 8th, come take a virtual tour of the Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library’s Historical Collections & Archives at Augusta University.  The Zoom information has been emailed out to members or you can access the Zoom information here.


Blast from the past!

This was one of the original logos for GHSLA.  There was a contest and the winner was Lee McCarley, who was at Mercer at the time in the summer of 1999!

Save the date for our next event!

Our next event will be Thursday, December 8th at 2pm: a virtual tour of the Historical Collections and Archives of the Robert B. Greenblatt MD Library at Augusta University.

The Historical Collections & Archives of the Robert B. Greenblatt, MD Library houses and preserves rare books of the health sciences as well as medical artifacts, such as instruments and anatomical models from the 19th century. The virtual tour will highlight these treasures, including the exhibit Bronchoscopic History of Dr. Clyde Edison Purcell, 1905-1947; William Hunter’s book the Gravid Uterus, published in 1774; Raymond Ahquist’s Lasker Award, and other historical items.  Recent renovations to the space will also be highlighted.

Don’t miss this unique and interesting tour, led by GHSLA member and Greenblatt’s curator of the HCA, Renee Sharrock!  More details to come…