Outstanding Pulmonary - Sleep Medicine Opportunity
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Location: Richmond , Virginia
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: VCU-Pulm
Nationally Ranked Pediatric Pulmonology Program - US News and World Report
On behalf of Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Pediatrician-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR), CareerPhysician, the national leader in academic child health executive search is pleased to inform you of the national search to identify talented, dynamic faculty with interest in pulmonary and/or sleep medicine. New faculty will join a tremendous group of internationally respected thought leaders in their efforts to expand pulmonary and sleep clinical programs, to grow basic science, translational and clinical research and to foster an attractive environment for educating and mentoring the next generation.
The Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is home to a nationally renowned cystic fibrosis center with outcomes that ranks among the best in the nation as well the UCAN asthma clinic, which offers treatment to children with severe asthma as well as educational support to families. The division of pulmonary medicine houses a three-year fellowship program and boasts of a history of incredible ground-breaking research.
Comprehensive institutional support for the growth and evolution of the sleep program.
Benefit from a multi-disciplinary approach to pediatric sleep medicine includes physicians with expertise in developmental pediatrics and pediatric complex care and excellent collaborations with ENT and pediatric neurology.
Outstanding mentorship provided by national thought leaders in their fields of expertise: Michael S. Schechter, MD, MPH, in Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis and sociodemographic influences and treatment variation on disease outcomes, Judy Voynow, MD, in Cystic Fibrosis and Bruce Rubin, MD, in therapies to address airway inflammation and other outstanding members of the division.
Practice in new state-of-the-art children’s hospital including a certified pediatric sleep lab, constructed in 2022 with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.
Support for the future creation of a Sleep Medicine Fellowship.
The pulmonary division at VCU is a market leader in pulmonary and sleep medicine, with opportunities to pursue interests in both.
CHoR is undergoing significant dynamic growth with a new freestanding children’s hospital. Link: CHoR Ribbon Cutting
Rich history of educating future pediatric providers and leaders.
Community partnerships with health systems, school districts and children’s organizations extend reach across Central Virginia.
Work/life balance is a key reason why VCU Health providers enjoy long and satisfying careers in Richmond. Central Virginia is one of the most beautiful and iconic areas of the American landscape perfectly triangulated between mountains, beaches, and Washington, DC. Natural beauty, history, culture and recreational activities from national parks, breathtaking coastlines, crystal-clear lakes and the Blue Ridge Mountains to nationally acclaimed resorts, restaurants, breweries, wineries, museums, theme parks and more. The James River runs through Richmond and promotes a very active lifestyle. There’s an excellent selection of housing options in welcoming urban, suburban, and rural settings. Families can also choose from a wide range of public and private school options, as well as local colleges, universities, and technical schools. Living costs are low and quality of life is high.
For more details about this opportunity, or if you would like to recommend an individual(s) who exemplifies the qualities we are seeking in a candidate, please contact Mark Lozano at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at 469-553-9311. All interactions will remain confidential, and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant.
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