Stony Brook Medicine seeks an outstanding academic pediatrician to serve as the next Chair, Department of Pediatrics.
The Department of Pediatrics, with 80+ faculty and 40+ residents, trains physicians, fosters innovation through discovery and application, and provides health care of the highest quality. As part of a comprehensive academic health center, the department prides itself on educating physicians in an environment rich in innovative care and research.
Pediatrics is one of 17 clinical departments in the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, whose faculty staff Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Suffolk County’s only children’s hospital as well as numerous ambulatory care sites throughout Suffolk County. Part of Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook Children’s has more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties. The hospital is Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center and Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. It is home to the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
The Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University is a public medical school in Stony Brook, New York. It is part of Stony Brook University, a flagship of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and one of 62 members of the Association of American Universities (AAU), the invitation-only organization of the best research universities in North America. The School of Medicine educates 500+ medical students, 750+ residents and fellows with 57 ACGME accredited residencies and fellowships in a broad range of specialties.
Applicants must hold an MD or MD/PhD degree, current certification by the American Board of Pediatrics, must have or be able to obtain a New York medical license, and possess academic accomplishments that merit appointment at the rank of professor with tenure. Stony Brook Medicine seeks a dynamic academic leader with a broad vision for the provision of children’s health care services and with a national research reputation to guide the department’s growth and development as a regional and national leader in medical education, research, patient care and service. The next Chair will work closely with the Dean of Medicine and leadership at the Children’s Hospital to enhance integration and productivity through multidisciplinary collaboration.
Please direct all interest and nominations to Karen Otto, Rachel Polhemus or Kerry Quealy, the Witt/Kieffer consultants supporting this search at StonyBrookPediatrics@wittkieffer.com or 630-575-6159. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and cover letter.
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