The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is seeking two Clinical Geneticists for a diverse and busy practice at the Children's Hospital Pittsburgh of UPMC. The program currently has five Clinical Geneticists, four clinical Genetic Counselors, as well as clinical research coordinators, nurse, nutritionist, social worker, and administrative support. Patient population includes children and adults with genetic and metabolic disorders. In-program cytogenetic and biochemical testing laboratories support the clinical service. The successful candidate should be ABMG board certified/eligible in clinical genetics and in medical biochemical genetics. Call is shared with other Clinical Geneticists on a rotating basis, and includes inpatient consultations and coverage for metabolic inpatients. Appointments a director of the metabolism, the lysosomal clinic, and/or director of the medical genetics residency and medical biochemical genetics programs are available. Additionally, opportunities exist for developing areas of specializations and collaborations with other divisions (e.g. craniofacial, etc.) as well as collaborations with the prenatal genetics program and adult cancer genetics program. Teaching opportunities include residents, students and Medical Genetics residents/fellows. Children's Hospital Pittsburgh is an Honor Roll Hospital (US News and World Report), and is a Top Ten Hospital for NIH funding. Pittsburgh, PA has been rated one of the most livable cities in the US, with excellent schools and quality of life. The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.
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