The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine—Wichita is seeking a candidate for a full time faculty position to join an existing team of pediatric hematology/oncology physicians. Candidates will have earned a D.O., M.D., or equivalent and be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.
The position offers an exciting opportunity to practice evidence-based medicine in a rapidly growing multidisciplinary Pediatric Hematology and Oncology program in affiliation with our primary clinical partner, Wesley Children’s Hospital. A successful candidate must have an interest in practicing both hematology and oncology in an academic program. The candidate will integrate with the inpatient teams, all pediatric subspecialties, residents and medical students. The program boasts strong focus in caring for the patient and family through a comprehensive team including a pediatric hematology oncology pharmacist, social worker, dietician, APHON certified and chemotherapy certified infusion nurses, and child life.
The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita (KUSM-W) Department of Pediatrics is a robust, diverse and thriving group of dedicated generalist, specialist, hospitalist and newborn providers delivering pediatric clinical care, education, scholarship and advocacy as part of our medical school campus, one of three in the University of Kansas system. The Wichita campus serves over 200 medical students and boasts state of the art technical capabilities including a new simulation center. The KUSM-W Department of Pediatrics collaborates extensively in the community and region to provide general and tertiary care to the children and families in the Western two-thirds of the state. Wichita, Kansas is located in the heart of America and is the largest city in Kansas. It has small town friendliness along with all the amenities of a large city including diverse restaurants and entertainment, minor league baseball and hockey teams, great shopping, and close proximity to the country. The metropolitan area of more than 640,000 has great public and private schools and is a family friendly city.
Located just east of downtown Wichita, The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita (KUSM-W) offers faculty, staff, students and residents an attractive campus where education, research, and patient care are a regular part of campus life.
As part of The University of Kansas system, KUSM-W is a premier community-oriented medical school. Its mission is to educate students, residents, and p...hysicians through scholarship, patient care, service, and research to improve the health of Kansans.
The medical school has more than 100 full and part-time faculty members, 120 staff, and 800 volunteer faculty physicians who assist students as they complete their medical education. In addition, the school sponsors 13 residency programs and oversees more than 250 residents. The school works with two private hospital systems and a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital.
The KU School of Medicine-Wichita Advantage
A premier center for community-oriented medical education and research
Highly competitive pay and benefits for staff and faculty
Positive work environment with supportive leadership
Significant academic support from a dedicated staff
Highly successful relationships with local hospitals
Reputation for excellence in teaching
Innovative curriculum for medical students
Centrally located in the heart of the Wichita community
Newly renovated offices and attractive grounds
Recognized as a leader in community-based medical education
Established in 1971, accredited in 1974 and graduated first class in 1975
Clinical campus of the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas.
Nearly 120 third and fourth-year medical students complete their clinical training in Wichita
Over 250 residents in 13 different residency programs
Master of Public Health Program ranked in top 5 of MPH programs in U.S.
More about The KU School of Medicine-Wichita
As a campus of The University of Kansas Medical Center (Kansas City, KS) KUSM-W is a leader in the education of medical students, residents and physicians. In partnership with Kansas communities, faculty and staff work to improve the health of Kansans through scholarship, patient care, service and research.
The school offers instruction in seven major departments, including family and community medicine, internal medicine, preventive medicine and public health, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and surgery. Programs in anesthesiology, pathology and radiology are also offered.
Described as a “medical school without walls,” the school graduates more than 50 physicians annually, more than half of whom stay to practice in Kansas.
Affiliated hospitals in Wichita are the Via Christi Regional Medical Center, Wesley Medical Center, and the Robert J. Dole Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Regional Office Center.
The Wichita Community
Wichita is a metropolitan area with a population of nearly 345,000 and is considered to be the center for finance, culture, health care and media in Kansas. Known for its high quality of life, low cost of living, and easy commutes, the city of Wichita offers something for everyone.
Coined “the air capital of the world,” Wichita is a leader in aerospace technology with major manufacturers headquartered in the city. The city boasts an active cultural environment with an acclaimed symphony, opera, music theater, museums and a new, world-class science center. A robust learning climate makes Wichita’s public and parochial school systems strong; numerous universities, colleges and technical/vocational schools educate thousands of students per year.