Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine are actively recruiting a director for the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Care Center to serve as the Hertz Professor of CF Care, with a commitment to our clinical, teaching and research missions.
The director will collaborate with leading scientists at Emory and Children’s, including Joanna Goldberg, PhD; Nael McCarty, PhD; and Eric Sorscher, MD; as well as Georgia Institute of Technology’s Marvin Whiteley, PhD, who recently joined the faculty. The director will oversee all aspects of the CF Care Center and guide three clinical care programs in both adult and pediatrics to accelerate improvement in health outcomes. In addition, the director will enhance the education of medical students and pediatric residents in CF care, have an active role in training pulmonary fellows, provide ongoing education to the interdisciplinary CF staff on care and quality improvement, and mentor physicians in training in CF research. The director will be expected to continue their own CF research program, while also providing valuable collaboration and consultation to the research team of the Center for CF and Airways Disease Research.
Children’s is the largest pediatric healthcare System in Georgia and one of the largest in the country, treating more than 1 million patients annually. To better serve the community and provide cutting-edge healthcare, Children’s formed an integral partnership with Emory, a leading private institution committed to academic excellence. In fiscal year 2016, Emory generated $574 million in research funding. With the mission of creating, preserving, teaching and applying knowledge in the service of humanity, Emory fosters an enriching culture through crosssector collaborations.
In addition to being named by U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine as a top pediatric hospital, Children’s has been listed as one of Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work” and among Working Mother magazine’s “100 Best Companies” for the past 12 years.
Atlanta is a diverse, dynamic metropolitan area that offers an excellent quality of life, plentiful and varied entertainment, and easy access to a wide range of recreational activities in the north Georgia mountains and elsewhere.
Minimum 5 -7 years of experience, post fellowship, in an academic pediatric pulmonology setting. 3-5 years of experience leading a nationally-reccognized Cystic Fibrosis Center. Scholarly activity in an academic environment with a national reputation of excellence in research, clinical trials, education, and clinical care.
About Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Children’s is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Georgia and one of the largest in the country, serving nearly 400,000 unique patients each year with 622 licensed beds. Children's has state-of-the-art facilities and technology, an electronic medical record, voice recognition software and access to more than 60 pediatric sub-specialties. In addition to being recognized by U.S. News & World ...Report as a top pediatric hospital, Children’s has been listed as one of Fortune magazine’s 100 best places to work for 12 consecutive years.