Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), in partnership with University of Southern California (USC) and the Keck School of Medicine of USC, seek a visionary leader to serve as Division Chief for Pediatric Neurology. The Chief will provide overall leadership to the division, overseeing strategic planning, recruitment and program development, and ensuring the integration of training and research programs with clinical services throughout the hospital. The Chief will lead the division’s support of the Department of Pediatrics’ academic goals in research, education and faculty/trainee development and will also serve as Co-Director of the CHLA Neurological Institute.
The new Chief will be a transformational leader in each aspect of the tripartite mission and have the opportunity to create a vision for the next decade of innovation in Pediatric Neurology.
The Division of Pediatric Neurology at CHLA is ranked #9 as a subspecialty in Pediatrics nationally and ranked #1 on the west coast by the U.S. News & World Report.
20 full-time and 3 part-time faculty members, a well-established Pediatric Neurology Residency Program and a newly developed Epilepsy Fellowship Program.
The program has made recent investments in state-of-the-art EEG lab, 6-bed EMU with new technology including source localization, Visualase, and Rosa Robot.
Robust research programs exist in many areas including movement disorders, neurocutaneous disorders, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, spinal muscular atrophy, and deep brain stimulation.
The CHLA Neurological Institute offers multidisciplinary, comprehensive services for disorders and conditions of the brain and mind. The Institute encompasses CHLA’s Divisions of Pediatric Neurology and Pediatric Neurosurgery. With a key goal to expand services, a portion of a recent $25 million donation will help fund the creation of the new multidisciplinary Neurological Institute Outpatient Center.
There is a very competitive package available for this position; the start-up package will include funds for research support specific to the individual. A generous benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified dependents, is provided by USC. Relocation and housing assistance is also available.
Please direct inquiries, nominations, and applications, including CV and a letter of interest in confidence to Marcel Barbey, Vice President, MillicanSolutions, LLC at (682) 223-5779 or via email: Marcel.Barbey@MillicanSolutions.com. CHLA and USC are EO/AA Employers.
Candidates must have an MD or MD/PhD degree, have completed a Child Neurology Residency, and must be board-certified in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology. Candidates should qualify for appointment as Associate Professor or Full Professor.
Internal Number: CHLA-Neur
About Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution that provides pediatric health care and helps our patients more than half a million times each year in a setting designed just for their needs. Our history began in 1901 in a small house on the corner of Alpine and Castelar Streets (now Hill St. in Chinatown) and today our medical experts offer more than 350 pediatric specialty programs and services to meet the needs of our patients.