The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric
Emergency Medicine, is undergoing a significant expansion of its Section of
Pediatric Emergency Medicine. We are seeking a pediatric emergency medicine
physician to lead the Pediatric Emergency Medicine program with the
overarching goal of enhancing its clinical and academic excellence. The
successful candidate must have a proven record of academic accomplishment,
as well as a commitment to outstanding patient care and medical education,
and be an accomplished program builder. This position requires a
collaborative physician leader who is an experienced mentor willing to
exploit the strong opportunities for academic and clinical development of
the faculty and staffof the section and the emergency room.

The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital is a 155-bed facility
with state-of-the-art technology and amenities that offers world-class
medical care to children from around the Chicagoland area and across the
globe. The Pediatric Emergency Department, the only Level I Pediatric
Trauma Center on the south side of Chicago, treats approximately 30,000
patients per year. It is a free-standing facility comprised of 22 general
exam rooms, two procedure rooms, two triage rooms and two
trauma/resuscitation rooms.

The next Chief of the Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is
anticipated to be an accomplished clinical or translational researcher with
a focus on new diagnostics or therapeutics, clinical trials, quality and/or
health outcomes. (S)he will not only implement investigator-initiated
clinical trials in specific areas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, but also
participate in multi-center and University of Chicago-based IRB approved
studies in the section.

The new Chief must be committed to promoting and increasing
investigator-initiated scholarship and engaging in the training and
professional development of Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows,
residents, and students.

Prior to the start of employment the successful candidate must: 1) have a
MD or MD/PhD, or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure
in the State of Illinois, 3) be board certified in Pediatrics or Emergency
Medicine and also be board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and
4) qualify for a faculty appointment.

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago academic career
opportunities website
Central?quickFind=54449 by uploading a curriculum vitae. Rank and salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Chicago
offers an excellent benefits package. Review of applications will continue
until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual
with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity /
Disabled / Veterans Employer. Job seekers in need of a reasonable
accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671
<(773)%20702-5671> or email [log in to unmask] with their

Please see the attached flyer and associated links for additional
information, or contact Daniel Johnson, MD, MPH, Chair of the PEM Section
Chief Search Committee at [log in to unmask] or 773-834-0497

For more information, send mail to [log in to unmask] with the message: info PED-EM-L
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