Connecticut Children's, a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, invites nominations and applications for the role of Chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine. The new Chief will lead the clinical operations, academic endeavors, and strategic alliances of the Division at a time of growth and transformation in an institution that is financially well positioned to invest in systems, innovation, and growth.
Reporting to the Chair of Pediatrics and Physician in Chief, the new Chief will oversee:
* One of the busiest EDs in New England with more than 60,000 visits annually
* 48-bed division
* 15 PEM board certified/board eligible attendings and 10 additional physicians
* 12 Advanced Practitioners and 4 per diem Advanced Practitioners
* 6 PEM Fellows
* The Emergency Division is the principal teaching site for EM residents in the University of Connecticut's large integrated program of Emergency Medicine.
* Particular strengths of the curriculum include robust training in point-of-care ultrasound and simulation.
* The Emergency Division is also a teaching site for the Pediatrics and Family Medicine residency programs. Combined, the programs bring more than 120 residents into Connecticut Children's Emergency Division annually.
* In 2017, the Division received a Lantern Award in recognition of exceptional and innovative performance in research, leadership, practice, education, and advocacy.
The ideal candidate will be a clinically superb pediatric emergency medicine physician and a dynamic, sophisticated, and collaborative leader. We seek candidates who are drawn to the opportunity to build on the strengths of a talented and engaged multidisciplinary team, and will embrace the challenge of extending access to the skill and expertise of Connecticut Children's emergency services by deepening and expanding relationships with partners across the region. MD/DO, PEM board certification, and 7+ years of clinical experience required. Vision and business acumen are essential.
Connecticut Children's faculty are proud of the high quality of professional life they enjoy. This differentiates the Connecticut Children's environment from that of many academic medical centers, and explains the longevity and optimism expressed by long time faculty, as well as Connecticut Children's recent successes in recruiting outstanding division chiefs.
Connecticut Children's has retained the services of ZurickDavis to assist in this search. Please contact Lida Junghans, PhD ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or 781-305-2947) to learn more.
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