15 days ago


Akron, OH


Ohio-based Akron Childrens Hospital seeks a metabolic geneticist to join its physician team. Akron Childrens Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best childrens hospitals by US News and World Report.


This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:

  • Two free-standing pediatric hospitals
  • More than 800 providers, who manage more than 1.1 million patient visits annually
  • A network of more than 60 primary and specialty care locations

The Metabolic Geneticist will join a well-established team of 4 geneticists, 8 genetic counselors, a nurse and a dietician, who work collaboratively to treat a wide range of both adult and pediatric patients, with inherited or otherwise genetically influenced health issues, in Akron Children's Hospitals Genetic Center. The Centers clinical services are supported in part by the Ohio Department of Health, as a Regional Comprehensive Genetics Center.


This position offers opportunities for:

  • Partnership with an established team of geneticists and counselors affording exceptional work-life balance
  • Active involvement in medical student and resident education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is available and commensurate with experience
  • Research and innovation available through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and partnerships with NEOMED and local universities
  • An attractive compensation and benefit package

Requirements include MD, MD/PhD, or DO degree, board certification/eligibility by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics in Medical Biochemical Genetics, and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio. Individuals with training in either Pediatrics or Internal Medicine, are encouraged to apply.