University of California, Davis — Division Chief of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

UC Davis Children’s Hospital
School of Medicine
Pediatric Pulmonary Chief

The University of California, Davis School of Medicine is launching a national search for a Division Chief of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is a busy 118 bed service including a NICU, PICU, Pediatric Ward and Pediatric Emergency Department. The Pediatric Pulmonary Division has an active clinical service with programs dedicated to Cystic Fibrosis, sleep disorders, home ventilation, and asthma. The Division also has an active bronchoscopy service.

The position is open at the Associate/Full Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in the Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. The candidates will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, and research activities of the Department of Pediatrics and serve on certain departmental committees. The candidates will be expected to do clinical service at participating regional hospitals. Additionally, candidates with research interests will have access to clinical, translational and basic research facilities at UC Davis.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide care for pediatric pulmonary pediatrics patients
  • Act as a consultant to other services as needed
  • Attend inpatient, outpatient and hospital based clinics at both the UCDMC campus and the Shriner’s Hospital for Children
  • Teach pediatric residents
  • Teach medical students
  • Research and publication training including grant funding (if applicable)
  • Provide both formal didactic sessions and clinical supervision for students and housestaff.
  • Serve as junior medical student preceptor on a rotational basis of every 1 – 2 years.
  • Participate in section and departmental meetings, conferences, hospital and departmental committees.

The candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Successful completion of an approved pediatric residency training program
  • Successful completion of an approved pediatric pulmonary fellowship
  • Board certification in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine.
  • Eligibility for a California Medical License
  • At least 8 years of excellence in clinical care, education, and administrative experience is required.
  • The ability to foster collegiality and collaboration in a diverse, academic environment is essential and required.

For full consideration applications should be received by January 15, 2018; however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2018. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching and Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Candidates should submit their application online at:

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