Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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The Emory University Department of Pediatrics is seeking a board-certified, academic pediatric endocrinologist with at least 10 years of in clinical and investigational endocrinology to assume a leadership position in a large and rapidly growing endocrinology group. Although a successful candidate will be called on to perform a combination of administrative, academic, and clinical activities, the exact proportions of these duties will depend on the applicant's interests, experience, and expertise. Candidates with a specific interest in augmenting our existing bone health or transgender programs are especially preferred.The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology within the Department of Pediatrics is composed of 17 pediatric endocrinologists, 1 psychologist, 7 advanced practice clinicians, 16 certified diabetes educators, 3 social workers, and a team of 32 administrative and nursing support personnel. Six pediatric endocrinology fellows participate in both clinical and academic activities. Emory's Department of Pediatrics in ranked 1st in the country for NIH funding. Laboratory space is available in the Department and access to an extensive array of Core Laboratory services is available. A staff of 6 clinical research staff support investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored trials.Our group offers comprehensive tertiary care to children with diabetes and endocrine diseases. We conduct over 26,000 inpatient and outpatient visits per year at 9 sites. We offer specialized clinics for children with Turner Syndrome, metabolic bone disease, transgender identity, hyperlipidemia, brain tumor, thyroid cancer, cancer survivorship, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, and post-transplant diabetes. The Center for Advanced Pediatrics (CAP) is a 260,000 sq. ft., 8-story tower that houses the endocrine and diabetes clinics and a Pediatric Research Center. Since August, 2018, it has been the hub of the Division's clinical, clinical research, and teaching activities. Construction is underway for a new 440+ bed hospital adjacent to the CAP. (www.choabreakingnewground.org)
Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. The Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce. Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence--driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.
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