The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago seeks a full-time physician-investigator to be the Division Head of Critical Care Medicine. Tenure status at Northwestern University will be determined based on qualifications and experience.
The Division currently has 20 attending faculty physicians and additional Advanced Practice Providers (APNs). The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is a full-spectrum, tertiary and quaternary care intensive care unit, offering children in need of critical care the most effective treatments using the latest equipment in a modern facility. The Lurie Children’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is one of the largest in the United States, with 60 PICU beds. The latest interventions and treatments are available in the PICU, including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), specialty ventilation techniques and post-transplant care?. We also work closely with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit, and the NeuroCritical Care Program. The division has a robust, ACGME-accredited three-year fellowship program with 13 fellows, providing comprehensive training for pediatricians in the scientific and clinical practice of pediatric critical care medicine. In addition, there is a breadth of research efforts in the Division of Critical Care, including clinical, basic science, translational research, and population health and bioethics research. The Division also recognizes that the most important path to achieving better outcomes for children with complex medical needs lies in the development of novel diagnostic treatment approaches. The IGNITE innovation program based in the PICU is forging partnerships that extend beyond the walls of the hospital to find innovative solutions to advancing care and efficiency in the treatment of critically ill children.
Qualified candidates must hold an MD or MD/PhD degree, and must be licensed or eligible for an Illinois medical license. Board Certification in Pediatrics and Critical Care is required. The desirable candidate will be at the Professor level, with: demonstrated relevant experience in a clinical/research leadership or administrative role in Critical Care Medicine at a nationally ranked top-tier Department of Pediatrics; clinical expertise and research experience in the field of Critical Care or related areas; demonstrated ability to provide leadership of a vibrant Critical Care division or program, including activities such as quality improvement, medical education and child advocacy; proven ability to mentor both junior and senior faculty, in addition to having a collaborative and visionary leadership style.
Interested candidates should forward a Cover Letter, CV, and research plan using the link and instructions provided below.
When applying, please upload this completed List of references form to suggest the names of 6 – 8 individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.
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