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Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology

Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Childrens Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) is recruiting an established and funded investigator to assume the role of Division Chief.The Division hosts a fully accredited fellowship training program, multidisciplinary clinical programs, and is one of only a few national programs with a dedicated center for management and research into childhood obesity that includes healthy lifestyle interventions and adolescent bariatric surgery. There are significant resources to support the academic mission and research interests including startup packages, laboratory space, and strong collaborations with the programs in Internal Medicine Endocrinology, pediatric subspecialties, and other colleges in the VCU.


Responsibilities:
- Clinical care of pediatric Endocrinology patients
- Participate in mentorship and teaching of Medical Students, Residents and Fellows
- Participate in research activities including genomics, proteomics, lipidomics, transgenics, nanoparticles and cancer
models


Qualifications:
- Board Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology
- Eligible for appointment at the Associate or Professor level (tenure eligible)
- Successful candidate should have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio and external funding to compliment
existing expertise
We are 600 physicians and 19 clinical departments providing services at various sites in Virginia, including VCU Medical Center the areas only Level 1 Trauma Center and the flagship hospital of VCUs entire medical enterprise. VCU Medical Center integrates hospitals, clinical care facilities, health sciences schools and medical research. Eight years ago, we completely reimagined our physician organization empowering our providers to be agents of change, embrace autonomy, and create a culture of camaraderie, engagement and accomplishment.