University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
January 5, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
College / University
The Division of Pulmonology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Pediatrics is seeking a full-time board certified or board eligible pediatric pulmonologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level on the CHS track to join our division. The pediatric pulmonology division at the University of WI currently has 5.13 M.D. members and 4 part-time NPs.
This position will primarily provide clinical care (inpatient, outpatient and potentially in outreach locations) to pediatric pulmonology patients, along with teaching, research, and scholarly activities. This will include consults to patients at Madison-based hospitals outside of UWHC and the American Family Children's Hospital as well.
Provide teaching to a variety of learners including, but not limited to medical students, residents and fellows. Teaching can occur within the classroom, small groups and lectures as well as in the delivery of clinical care.
Research/scholarly activity is expected of all faculty and can take many forms; this will likely be performed in conjunction with clinical activities but is not limited to that venue.
The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service.
Candidates for associate professor (CHS or full professor (CHS) rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Pubic Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS track.
Our center has strong programs and opportunities in cystic fibrosis, asthma, pediatric sleep medicine, neuromuscular diseases, flexible bronchoscopy, infant pulmonary function testing, and the care of technology dependent children. The program is enhanced by a pediatric pulmonary center grant funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau and a strong interdisciplinary team.
The 87-bed American Family Children’s Hospital opened in August 2007 and is the only facility in Madison exclusively devoted to the care and treatment of children. It receives tertiary referrals from throughout the state and is staffed by pediatricians from every sub-specialty practice. The department of pediatrics has 175 faculty. The University is known for a beautiful lakeside setting, a top-rate record federal research funding and excellence in teaching both at the undergraduate level and in the Medical School. The city of Madison (pop. 235,000) boasts a high quality of life including the state capitol, excellent schools, fine residential areas, low crime, clean air and abundant recreational and cultural opportunities.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is January 28, 2018, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Vivek Balasubramaniam, M.D., Associate Professor and Division Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology, 600 Highland Avenue, H4/419 CSC, Madison, WI 53792. Fax: 608-265-3397. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon hire a Wisconsin medical license and BE/BC in pediatric pulmonology. Completion of U.S. pediatric residency and pediatric pulmonology fellowship
About University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health offers students, educators and researchers access to all of the benefits of a preeminent public research university. In addition, the school has strong partnerships with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, whose programs are consistently ranked among the best in the nation; and the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation..., one of the 10 largest physician practice groups in the country. These relationships afford students, teachers and researchers opportunities available only at top ranked academic medical centers.
The faculty of the Department of Pediatrics work out of The American Family Children's Hospital, an eight-story, 87-bed facility that opened August 2007 and currently expanding. It is a complete children's medical and surgical center with a pediatric intensive care unit, an internationally recognized transplant surgery program, a children's cancer center that is part of the UW Carbone Cancer Center - one of the few select centers nationwide deemed comprehensive by the National Cancer Institute, and a family-friendly atmosphere located in Madison, Wisconsin. Madison has wonderful cultural and recreational opportunities with outstanding public schools.