Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
April 2, 2018
Based on expience
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is seeking a clinical faculty member outside the tenure track to lead a new clinical effort to expand adult genetic services. The position will be based in the Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
The candidate will take prime responsibility for coordinating existing adult genetic services at the Children’s Hospital (approximately one third of all patient visits), and developing adult clinical services at Magee Women’s and Presbyterian Hospitals on the nearby adult campus of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. There will be considerable interactions with the Inborn Errors of Metabolism Clinic and its adult population. Responsibilities will include evaluating and managing adult patients with genetic disorders, establishing educational and collaborative relationships with the Department of Internal Medicine, and meeting the needs for genetic services in Internal Medicine divisions. The candidate will participate in the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics in Medical Genetics Residency program.
The Division of Medical Genetics is a top funded program with 15 faculty, 7 of whom hold full time research positions, and received in excess of $7M in research funding in 2017 from the NIH, private industry and charitable foundations. Division faculty hold 12 NIH grants individually or collaboratively. The Center for Rare Disease Therapy at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh offers access to cutting edge clinical research and patients with a broad spectrum of rare diseases.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity. The University of Pittsburgh and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh are equal opportunity employers. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/veterans are encouraged to apply.
For consideration please submit a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of reference to Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD, Chief of Medical Genegics, Rangos Research Institute,Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 4401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, care of Brianna Karp at Brianna.email@example.com
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
The successful candidate should hold an MD or MD, PhD and be certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics in Clinical Genetics. The ideal candidate will exhibit strong potential for clinical leadership, academic productivity, and educational mentorship. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s expertise and experience.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: MEDGEN03
About Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Renowned for its outstanding clinical services, research programs and medical education, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has helped establish the standards of excellence in pediatric care. From Ambulatory Care to Transplantation and Cardiac Care, talented and committed pediatric experts care for infants, children and adolescents who make more than 1,000,000 visits to Children’s, its many neighborhood locations, and Children's Community Pediatrics practices each year.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Is one of 10 pediatric hospitals in the United States named to U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of America’s “Best Children’s Hospitals”. It has one of the fastest growing, National Institutes of Health-funded pediatric research programs in the country. In Fiscal Year 2016, pediatric research programs at Children's Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine ranked 10th in funding dollars from the National Institutes of Health. It has achieved Magnet Recognition® status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Children’s is among only 6 percent of hospitals nationwide to have achieved this prestigious status.
Leads the way in advanced te...chnology as the first pediatric hospital in this country to achieve Stage 7 recognition from HIMSS Analytics for its electronic medical record. I has been recognized by KLAS, an independent health care research organization, as the number one pediatric hospital in its use of health care information technology.
The Division of Medical Genetics is a top funded program with 15 faculty, 7 of whom hold full time research positions, and received in excess of $7M in research funding in 2017 from the NIH, private industry and charitable foundations. Division faculty hold 12 NIH grants individually or collaboratively.