The Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh seeks a board-certified (or eligible) pediatric intensivist committed to patient care, resident and fellow education, and clinical or laboratory research. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is a 296 –bed hospital serving 5 million people. The patient population includes virtually every child in the region suffering life-threating illness or injury. In addition to having the full range of medical subspecialties and active cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, and other subspecialty surgery programs, the hospital is an international center for liver, small bowel, multivisceral, heart, and lung transplantation. An active ECMO program cares for neonates and older children with severe respiratory or circulatory insufficiency. Overall, over 2500 patients are admitted each year to the 79-bed intensive care complex. The training program in pediatric critical care medicine is internationally renowned. Opportunities for education research and innovation are plentiful, including an exceptional simulation center. Fellows in accredited Critical Care Medicine training program provide 24-hour in-house coverage. Opportunities and resources for both clinical and laboratory research about at the University of Pittsburgh. Start-up funds are available from both hospital and department. We have a particular interest in increasing clinical research in neurointensive care to supplement our extensive laboratory efforts and training grant, although other interests are also welcome.
Internal Number: 174181
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