Pediatric Pulmonologist in Cleveland, OH
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is recruiting an Academic Pediatric Pulmonologist to join our division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy/Immunology and Sleep Medicine. We are seeing a candidate with strong clinical and teaching skills with a desire to pursue a career on the Clinician-Educator track. Our division is a uniquely integrated clinical, basic and translational science program that includes 13 clinically active physician faculty, 9 PhD research faculty with primary appointments in the division, and 3 emeritus faculty engaged in teaching and research collaborations.
Division and departmental leadership encourage academic pursuits that fulfill the organization mission:
To Heal, To Teach, and To Discover.
Physician faculty are actively engaged in clinical research, basic and translational research, educational scholarship, quality improvement, and advocacy efforts locally, regionally, and nationally. We have an active ACGME accredited fellowship program in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine and a large pediatric residency program. The Division is home to the LeRoy Matthews Cystic Fibrosis Center, the only accredited Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Center in the state, a Technology Dependent Program, an active Asthma Clinical and Research Center, a Pulmonary Hypertension Program, an Interstitial Lung Disease Program, and a fully accredited Pediatric Sleep Medicine Laboratory.
Duties will include:
- Providing inpatient and outpatient care
- Teaching medical students, residents, and fellows
- Participating in clinical research and quality improvement projects or other academic pursuits based on the candidate’s interests.
- MD, DO or equivalent degree
- Board-certified or Board-eligible
- Active Ohio Medical License in good standing upon effective date of employment
- Excellent clinical and teaching skills
- Proficiency in pediatric flexible bronchoscopy and interpretation of pulmonary function testing
- Training and certification in Sleep Medicine is desirable but not required
A mentorship committee will be established to support academic development and promotion.
Academic appointment, rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and primary board certification. Compensation is highly competitive.
Cleveland, OH is a culturally diverse city on the shores of Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes. Recreational, cultural and educational opportunities are abundant throughout Northeast Ohio. You'll find world-class museums and cultural events, professional sports and amusement parks, and the most golf courses per capita in the United States. Places Rated Almanac ranks the area second in recreational options out of 354 US metro areas. This region ranks fifth in the nation in number of major cultural resources per one million residents. It is known by many names like the "Mistake on the Lake" (due to the Cleveland Browns), the "Rock n Roll Capital", and the "Forest City".
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is a 900+ bed quaternary referral center for the UH health system, a 17 hospital network serving 1.2 million patients in Northeast Ohio. UHCMC is an academic affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CWRU SOM).
At UH Cleveland Medical Center, we strive for excellence in patient care. The efforts of our dedicated staff have resulted in numerous awards and accreditations from some of the country’s top medical associations of patient care, safety and quality.
In 2018, UH Cleveland Medical Center was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as follows:
- Cancer (28th)
- Cardiology & Heart Surgery (26th)
- Diabetes & Endocrinology (42nd)
- Gastroenterology/Surgery (20th)
- Ear, Nose and Throat (16th)
- Geriatrics (40th)
- Gynecology (25th)
- Nephrology (20th)
- Neurology and Neurosurgery (18th)
- Orthopedics (High Performing)
- Pulmonology (High Performing)
- Urology (50th)
Physicians of University Hospitals have renewed a promise to meeting our patients’ health care needs. Our talented team is integral to our rich history of success and critical to our future in a dynamic environment. As stewards of the UH legacy for excellence in patient care, our physicians are guided by an unwavering commitment to our mission:
To Heal. To Teach. To Discover.
Founded in 1866, University Hospitals has grown over the last 150 years to become what it is today – one of the nation’s leading health care systems, committed to providing high-quality, patient-centered medical care to the residents of Northeast Ohio. Our facilities include a thriving academic medical center, consistently ranked among the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, along with 18 hospitals, 40 health centers and dozens of medical practices throughout a 15-county region.
At UH, our national reputation for providing high-quality care, our direct involvement in pioneering medical advancements and clinical discoveries, and a continued commitment to training the next generation of health care providers demonstrate our dedication to living out the UH mission: To Heal. To Teach. To Discover.