Assistant Professor - Diabetes and Endocrinology

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is an internationally respected medical and research institution known for excellence in education, research, and patient care. BCM has total research support of $400 million, with $344 million from federal sources, and more than 90 research and patient-care centers and units. For 2020, U.S. News & World Report ranked BCM as one of the top 25 medical schools for research.

Texas Children's Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. The largest children's hospital in the U.S. and an Honor Roll children's hospital currently ranked #4 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report (USNWR), Texas Children's is dedicated to providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education and research.

The Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology service at Texas Children's Hospital, which is ranked #5 in the nation by USNWR, is currently staffed by over 30 providers with continued growth expected. We are a large clinical service provider across the Houston metropolitan area with care delivery at multiple sites. We offer a full array of support services (e.g. social work, nutritional counseling, etc.) commensurate with that provided within a world-class children's hospital, supported by a stellar infrastructure to advance health care improvement. Other assets of the section include:

  • Faculty growth and support for recruitment
  • Long-standing fellowship program
  • Faculty interested in sub specialty niches with a desire to support those as well as increase the number of niches offered to patients
  • Active participation in and opportunities for leadership contributions on various hospital committees
  • Broad community coverage
  • Six-bed inpatient diabetes care unit
  • TBL (team-based learning) for fellowship curriculum


Summary

Faculty members of the Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology section will be responsible for contributing to groundbreaking research, academic training, and/or further developing and enhancing the current state-of-the-art clinical services at Texas Children's Hospital.

We seek to hire a Pediatric Endocrinologist at the rank of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor to join the Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology Section at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital. Our goal is to build a world-class clinical and research center to allow children with diabetes and endocrine disorders to live long healthy lives. We emphasize thoughtful and empowering care of children with diabetes and endocrine disorders.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an M.D. degree (or equivalent) and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in clinical care, education, quality and safety, research, or administrative areas. Board certification or eligibility in Pediatric Endocrinology is required.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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