The University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics is seeking Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians to join our growing program. 

In 2011, The University of Minnesota opened a new, state-of-the-art, 227,000-square-foot pediatric facility. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital has capacity for 207 patients and includes a full-service pediatric emergency department. Our Emergency Department has been rapidly growing for the last several years, and currently treats over 15,000 children annually, including many high complexity and high acuity patients, with an overall admission rate of approximately 20%. As the region’s premier pediatric teaching hospital, we enjoy full medical, surgical and trauma subspecialist coverage, and work with trainees from a number of superior medical, surgical and dental residency and
fellowship programs.

The University of Minnesota’s Department of Pediatrics has over 180 full-time faculty, a 100-year tradition of excellence in the medical care of children and in the enhancement of care through research and education. The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital also houses some of the leading pediatric clinical programs in the country, including solid organ transplantation, blood and marrow transplants, cancer treatments and cardiovascular surgery.

Our Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine values and supports a broad range of academic activities. We excel at medical education and have been recognized by the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics Residents as the best educational rotation in the program 2 of the past 4 years. We are PALS instructors and leaders in resuscitation education through Simulation. We enjoy a growing program in clinical research which emphasizes Quality Initiatives and collaboration with a wide range of local and national partners.

We care for ill and injured children and adolescents with an emphasis on high complexity/acuity subspecialty medical and surgical patients resulting in an admission rate which approaches 20%. We have between 100-200 pediatric trauma admissions per year and 9-10% of all patients arrive by EMS. 

Current Staff:
10 Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians
1 dual-boarded Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine physician
3 Pediatricians
Seeking 1-2 additional PEM physicians

Required Qualifications:
Qualified candidates should be Board-Certified or Board-Eligible in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, with an interest in teaching, research, community service, and providing outstanding clinical care in our academic University Children's Hospital setting.

Duties and Responsibilities:
We seek individuals who are outstanding physicians, subspecialty trained in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or dual boarded in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, and who are looking for a unique opportunity to participate in a new emergency facility in a strong academically-oriented atmosphere, as faculty members of the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Regionally and nationally competitive based on experience, with increase in salary to top level for new PEM fellowship graduates over ~5 years.

For additional information, please contact:

Division Directors:
Mark G. Roback, M.D.
Ronald A. Furnival, M.D.

Department of Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
University of Minnesota Medical School
M653 East Building, 2450 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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Cathy Centola
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