Pediatrics (Child protection program and Pediatric Emergency Medicine)
Seattle Children's Hospital and University of Washington
Associate or Professor
The Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, and Seattle
Children's Hospital are recruiting an individual for a combined position
in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and to head the Child Protection
Program. The Department of Pediatrics has over 300 faculty and
outstanding clinical, research and training programs. Seattle Children's
Hospital serves as a tertiary referral center for a 5-state area in the
The head of the Child Protection Program will be expected to coordinate
care for inpatients and outpatients evaluated for abuse and neglect,
supervise the teaching program for students and residents, participate
in and contribute to community programs, and operate a competitive
fellowship training program. The program has an excellent collaborative
relationship with faculty in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, neurosurgery,
radiology, and injury prevention.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine duties will include clinical care, research
and teaching, as well as active participation in Divisional activities.
The Division has an emphasis on clinical service, education and academic
success. This individual will join a collegial academic Emergency
Medicine Division, which, along with a large stable group of clinical
physicians and a growing accredited fellowship, sees approximately
40,000 patients per year. ED based and stand alone urgent care will also
be provided by the ED faculty and associated urgent care physicians.
We seek an individual who will lead the Child Protection Program and
faculty in the provision of outstanding clinical care, teaching and
outreach to the community, and to foster research, as well as serve as
an integral member of our PEM division. Individuals must be board
certified in Pediatrics and Board eligible/certified in Pediatric
Emergency Medicine and Child Abuse Pediatrics, and qualify for
appointment at the Associate or Professor level at the University of
Applicants should send a letter of interest and CV to Fred Rivara, MD,
MPH, Child Health Institute, 6200 NE 74th Street, Suite 110, Seattle, WA
98115-8160 ([log in to unmask]) and to Tony Woodward, MD, MBA, Seattle
Children's Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
([log in to unmask]).
The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty
and strongly encourages applications from female and minority
candidates. The University is an Equal Opportunity employer.
George (Tony) Woodward, MD, MBA
Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine
Seattle Children's Hospital
Emergency Medicine B-5520
4800 Sand Point Way, NE
Seattle, WA 98105
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