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The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics and Pulmonology, are actively seeking a full-time faculty member for the position of Assistant Professor.Â
The Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the USC Keck School of Medicine are seeking a board certified/eligible Sleep Medicine physician for an attending faculty position with a joint appointment to the Divisions of General Pediatrics and and Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. The selected individual would function primarily in the ambulatory environment with approximately 50% time in each division.
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine has 11 full-time and 3 part-time faculty members. Each faculty members has a clinic and research profile that is tailored to their specific interests. The Division includes a Cystic Fibrosis Center, Pulmonary Function and Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Sleep Center, Pulmonary Function Testing, Bronchoscopy Program, Home Mechanical Ventilation Program, Diaphragmatic Pacing Program, and its affiliated with a large chronic care facility. Our sleep center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). We perform over 1500 polysomnographies a year and maintain a sleep disorders consultation clinic. We currently have five triple boarded sleep specialists.Â We have an ACGME sleep collaboration with the KSOM LAC+USC/University Hospital accredited fellowship program with 2 post-graduate Sleep fellows dividing their time between two sites.Â The selected faculty member would have specific responsibilities as part of the sleep center. The division has dedicated nurse specialists, social workers, dietitians, respiratory care practitioners and research support staff.Â
The Division of General Pediatrics at CHLA has an opportunity for a faculty member in the field of Disabilities at a rank equivalent to Assistant Professor. We provide an excellent opportunity for a scholar to pursue their new and exciting areas of research within a vibrant multi-disciplinary community of clinicians, researchers, and educators. The division on general pediatrics is a nationally recognized leader in developing and implementing quality services for infants, children, youth and adults with, or at risk for, behavioral, developmental, physical, and/or special health care needs and their families. We provide services that are sensitive to the needs, values, and beliefs, of not only the individual, but also the entire family. We provide clinical services, interdisciplinary training programs, and also conduct and collaborate in research and policy projects to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities, develop more responsive systems of care, and increase access for children with special health care needs.Â
The U.S. News and World Report's national survey of children's hospitals has ranked Children's Hospital Los Angeles the top pediatric medical center in California and number 6 in the nationÂ for clinical excellence with its selection to the prestigious 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll.
Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC strongly values diversity and itâs committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial ethic group, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Excellent benefits, competitive salary, and relocation expenses are part of the recruitment package.
Apply here and for inquires contact:Â
Sally L. Davidson Ward, MD
Division Head, Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
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