Assistant Professor - Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
November 10, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI is currently recruiting for a full-time Pediatric Pulmonologist to join its well-established group of ten physicians. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a collegial academic medical center and work in an established Children’s Hospital ranked as one of the best in the US.
The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine is committed to excellent patient care, teaching, and research. There is an accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center which provides comprehensive care for >200 CF patients. There is a comprehensive Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center, including a state-of-the-art 8-bed pediatric sleep laboratory accredited by the AASM. There are active programs in asthma, technology-dependent children, apnea/BPD, pulmonary hypertension, bronchoscopy, and pulmonary function testing. We participate in multidisciplinary aerodigestive, neuromuscular disease, sickle cell, and pulmonary hypertension programs.
Division staff members include advanced practice nurses, pulmonary nurses, and research coordinators, as well as excellent nutritional, respiratory therapy, psychology, and social service support. We have an active pediatric pulmonary fellowship program with 1-2 fellows per year. Our sleep faculty takes an active role in the ACGME-sponsored sleep fellowship.
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) is a rapidly growing nationally recognized facility located on the suburban campus of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center. The hospital is a 306 bed tertiary care center and is a Level I pediatric trauma center with a 72-bed pediatric critical care unit, one of the nation’s largest. More than 70 specialty clinics provide outpatient diagnosis and treatment for a wide variety of pediatric disorders. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is one of the nation's top pediatric hospitals. Parents magazine ranked CHW 4th in the Country. The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine is consistently named among the top 20 pediatric pulmonary programs by US News & World Report.
The Division’s faculty is involved in clinical research as a TDN site through the CF Foundation and within the Children’s Research Institute (CRI) of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has a pediatric Translational Research Unit to facilitate clinical and translational research.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. We have a long-standing reputation of providing outstanding medical and graduate education, conducting cutting-edge biomedical research, providing innovative and compassionate patient care, and improving the health of the communities we serve.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
The successful candidate can have either a primarily clinical interest, or a research focus. Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree, have successfully completed a pediatric residency, and be board certified/board eligible in pediatric pulmonology. Certification in sleep medicine would be a plus. The successful candidate will receive a faculty appointment on the clinical or tenure track in the Department of Pediatrics. Rank will be dependent on qualifications. Start-up funding and protected time are available as indicated.
About the Medical College of Wisconsin:
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a large private medical school that fosters academic and clinical excellence and offers MD as well as graduate degrees in health sciences. MCW was founded in 1893 to serve the people of Wisconsin. MCW has more than 5,000 full time equivalent faculty and staff, and MCW is the ninth largest private employer in the ...metro-Milwaukee area.
About Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin:
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) is a rapidly growing nationally recognized facility located on the suburban campus of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center. The hospital is a 306 bed tertiary care center and is a Level I pediatric trauma center with a 72-bed pediatric critical care unit, one of the nation’s largest. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is one of the nation's top pediatric hospitals. Parents magazine ranked CHW 4th in the Country, and U.S. News & World Report ranked 5 subspecialties in the top 20, including the Herma Heart Center (#5), Gastroenterology (#13), Cancer (#14), Nephrology (#20), and Pulmonary Medicine (#20).
Milwaukee is an affordable and comfortable place to live and raise a family. Milwaukee is the nation’s 23rd largest city and the largest city in Wisconsin. Highlights of Milwaukee include of a busy downtown lakefront, many charming neighborhoods, and easy access to Wisconsin’s lake country. Milwaukee is large enough to provide the amenities of a metropolitan area, while small enough to allow for easy commutes and accessible amenities.