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Virginia Commonwealth University Health

Children's Hospital of Richmond

Rod Matthew Endowed Chair, Division Chief in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and The Childrens Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) are embarking on a major expansion program. We will soon have five full time pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians and are recruiting an established and well funded investigator to be the Rod Matthews Chair, Division Chief in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The division is active in clinical care as well as clinical and basic research and there is a dedicated endoscopy suite with anesthesia support.. There are significant resources to support the academic mission and research interests including startup packages, laboratory space and a strong collaboration with Internal Medicine and Surgical Transplantation.


Requirements:
- Manage patients across the entire spectrum of Pediatric GI and Nutritional disease from premature infancy to 18 years of age
- Perform endoscopies
- Provide Pediatric GI call coverage
- Active involvement in research
- Teaching responsibilities in the area of Pediatric GI
- Provide guidance and mentorship to Residents and Fellows
- Be successful in generating revenue


Qualifications:
- Candidates must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (tenure eligible)
- Board Certified in Pediatrics
- Board Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology
- Have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with external funding
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.