The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is seeking a board certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician for an exciting leadership opportunity as Chief, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Description The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) is seeking a board certified Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician for an exciting leadership opportunity as Chief, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The chief will serve as the academic leader for a division of ten Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians to provide outstanding emergency care for patients in central MA, and to expand the educational and research academic missions. The chief will be responsible for overall governance and operations of the Pediatric Emergency Department at the UMass Memorial Children s Medical Center, in partnership with the PEM nurse manager, and will oversee the physician clinical director in managing clinical operations. The recently renovated Pediatric Emergency Department includes a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and provides comprehensive emergency services to >1 million in Central New England with ~ 28,000 visits per year. Residents from the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Medicine/Pediatrics, and Family Medicine, and UMMS medical students all rotate through the Pediatric Emergency Department. The UMass Memorial Children s Medical Center, a member of the Children s Hospital Association, is the only tertiary care hospital for children in central MA and offers comprehensive Pediatric services. The Department of Pediatrics at UMMS is a growing, vibrant community for professional development and UMMS provides an outstanding highly collaborative environment. The recruit will join a growing number of Pediatric faculty engaged in basic science discovery, epidemiologic, clinical, and translational research. UMMS is the recipient of an NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) which provides infrastructure and resources to catalyze translational research. Applicants will be considered for appointment at the Associate or Professor level with a secondary appointment in Emergency Medicine. Applicants must be Board Certified with a minimum of 3-5 years leadership experience in an academic Pediatric Emergency Department. The position can be tailored to meet the needs of the applicant, including resources to support a laboratory and/or clinical research program. The University of Massachusetts and its academic medical center, UMMHC are Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employers and actively solicit applications from women, people of color, and protected persons. The combination of a major academic medical center with an accessible community provides for a high quality of life. The position offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at ...@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Associated topics: adhd, arnp, child, children, kid, md do, neonatology, ped, pediatric, primary
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