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Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

DivisionChief, 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 of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism manages the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Childrens Hospital of Richmond at VCU, the regions most comprehensive program for children with diabetes and other endocrine disorders. The new center offers medical care, clinical trials, medical nutrition therapy, psychological support, education, and support groups all in one convenient location.


The Chief will serve as the administrative head of the Division of Endocrinology, fostering a culture of excellence and clinical care. The Chief will be responsible for the strategic planning and day-to-day outcomes of the division, and will provide a mix of: direct clinical care; clinical administrative and QA/QI activities; didactic and bedside teaching for students, residents and fellows; and mentorship and career development for members of the division. The Chief will have a strong research initiative, and will be expected to sustain a nationally recognized research program.


Responsibilities:
- Teaching in the area of Pediatric Endocrinology. Faculty member will provide teaching and mentorship to medical students, Residents, Chief Residents, and Fellows
- Will have a research focus and mentor and participate in basic, clinical, transitional, and/or outcomes research
- Will serve on departmental or School of Medicine level committees
- Will serve as a Pediatric Endocrinologist for the Departments of Pediatrics


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.