PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE
of California, San Francisco
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University
of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, seeks an outstanding
leader in Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) to serve as Chief of the Division
of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The Division Chief will direct the vision and
manage the growth of pediatric emergency care at several UCSF campuses
including San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH), Parnassus Heights (the current
location of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital), and Mission Bay, the site of a
new children’s hospital ED opening in 2015. In addition, UCSF’s affiliation
with Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland will bring further
opportunities for clinical, educational, and academic collaboration. The Chief
will mentor the PEM faculty and be a pioneering leader as PEM expands at this
premier institution. The Chief will be responsible for the Division’s budget,
faculty recruitment and evaluation.
The UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine provides
comprehensive emergency services to a large local and referral population with
approximately 93,000 visits a year at UCSF Medical Center and San Francisco
General Hospital. The new UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Emergency Department
will open in February 2015. SFGH, a level-1 trauma center, paramedic base
station and training center, is opening a new hospital in 2015, with a 60-bed
emergency department, including a new 8-bed pediatric ED. The Chief will have
the opportunity to work with outstanding EM and pediatric residents at all sites.
The Department of Emergency Medicine has a fully-accredited 4-year Emergency
Medicine Residency Program with 48 residents and directs several fellowship
programs. The pediatric training program has 87 residents and 15 fellowships.
Research is a major priority, with over 50 ongoing studies and 100
peer-reviewed publications in the Department of Emergency Medicine last year.
There are opportunities for leadership and growth within the Department and
UCSF School of Medicine.
Applicants for this position must have a minimum of 5
years leadership experience in an academic emergency department and must be
Board Certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
The University of California, San Francisco, is one of
the nation’s top five medical schools and demonstrates excellence in basic
science and clinical research, global health sciences, policy, advocacy, and
medical education scholarship. The San Francisco Bay Area is well-known for its
great food, mild climate, beautiful scenery, vibrant cultural environment, and
its outdoor recreational activities.
letter and curriculum vitae to:
Ellen Weber, MD, Vice Chair
c/o Natalya Khait
UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine
533 Parnassus Avenue, Suite U575
San Francisco, CA 94143-0749
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UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching,
research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our
commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University undertakes affirmative
action to assure equal employment opportunity for underutilized minorities and
women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans. All qualified
applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women. For
additional information, please visit our website at http://emergency.ucsf.edu
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