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Childrens Hospital of Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University Health

Department of Pediatrics

Vice Chair of Education

The Childrens Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine seeks a senior clinician educator to serve as the inaugural Barry V. Kirkpatrick Professor and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics. The Vice Chair will oversee the UME, GME, and CME educational programs in the Department of Pediatrics. The candidate will also assist in thefurther development of educational conferences, growth and support of existing training programs, and the development of faculty, residents, and fellows as clinician educators.

Childrens Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to VCUs mission to attract, support and empower the best possible academic clinicians and educators. Towards this goal, the Department of Pediatrics aims to expand its educational programs under the leadership of a dedicated Vice-Chair to serve as a champion of this effort and a liaison between the department chair, residency program director, and faculty.


- Candidates should possess strong administrative and leadership skills with significant experience in education and clinical operations at an academic medical center
- The successful candidate for this position will direct a 15 plus faculty academic program encompassing research, training, and patient care
- The Division of General Medicine and Primary Care incorporates Ambulatory Medicine, Womens Health, and the Division of General Medicine at the affiliated Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Core activities of the Division include staffing and management of three clinics, and the primary care residency track


Candidate must possess M.D. or M.D. and Ph.D. degree
- Board certified in Internal Medicine
- Possess a record of demonstrated teaching, managerial and leadership skills
- National recognition for teaching
- Formal training in medical education (e.g. coursework, professional development)
- Eligible for appointment at the rank Associate or Professor
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.