University of California, Davis — Pediatric Critical Care Faculty Position

Pediatric Critical Care Faculty Position 

UC Davis Children’s Hospital
UC Davis School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis is seeking to recruit a full- time academic pediatric intensivist to join our division of 14 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine faculty. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the only nationally ranked children’s hospital in the Sacramento region. It has the Central Valley’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. It boasts a robust pediatric cardiothoracic surgery program with a state of the art 24 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit with an average of 1700 admissions annually. We are an Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) recognized Center of Excellence for extracorporeal life support (ECLS). In addition, UC Davis Children’s hospital has the first American College of Surgery (ACS) verified Children’s Surgery Center in California. 

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital is located on the UC Davis Health System campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California, Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. With over 30 pediatric subspecialty services, UC Davis offers comprehensive pediatric care. We have an active critical care transport team. UC Davis is also home to one of the largest telemedicine programs in the country providing state of the art access to many community hospitals in Northern California. 

We have a new Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellowship and soon will have our full complement of 1 fellow per training year. 

Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley. 

This position is open at the Assistant/Associate/Full rank (commensurate with credentials) in either the Clinical X or Health Science Clinical Series. The candidate will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, and research activities for the Department of Pediatrics and serve on departmental committees. The ideal applicant should have a healthy interest in academic medicine. 

Candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:
• M.D. or D.O.
• Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care
• Eligibility for a California Medical License
• Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment 

For full consideration, applications should be received by March 11, 2022; however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2022. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, contact information for 3 references, Statement of Teaching and Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Candidates should submit their application online at: 

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department. 

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