17 days ago
Pediatric Pulmonology - Faculty Physician
University of Minnesota
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Faculty of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time pediatric pulmonologist at the rank of assistant or associate professor.
About the Department:
The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to generate new knowledge through research, to apply this new knowledge to the highest quality health care for the prevention and treatment of illness in children, and to provide the best possible education of the next generation of medical students, physicians, and other health professionals in childhood disease prevention, treatment, research, and advocacy. Through this mission the Department seeks to improve the lives of children in our community, nation, and the world.
About the Appointment:
About the Division of Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
The 212-bed UMMCH receives tertiary referrals from throughout the state. The Division of Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine has a current complement of 4 clinically active faculty members, 1 nurse practitioners, 1 social workers, 1 dedicated nutritionist, and 1 respiratory therapist. The Division has an ACGME-accredited fellowship program. Diagnostic services include expanding pulmonary function and exercise laboratories and flexible bronchoscopy program. There are active programs in cystic fibrosis (including a fully accredited CF Center, multicenter clinical trial participation via a Therapeutics Development Center, and investigator-initiated research through internally and externally funded grants), neuromuscular, tracheostomy and ventilator dependent, children. We collaborate closely with Neonatology during discharge planning for technology dependent children. Our Sleep Medicine Program includes a sleep lab. We collaborate with our Pediatric Cardiology brethren in managing patients with pulmonary hypertension, and plans for establishing a multidisciplinary aerodigestive clinic are underway.
Information about benefits of working at the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians can be found at https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits & https://mphysicians.org/careers.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships:
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
University of Minnesota is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.
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