Child Abuse Pediatrician

University of Utah School of Medicine
Utah, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Sep 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Child Abuse Pediatrician

Division of Child Protection and Family Health

University of Utah School of Medicine

The Division of Child Protection and Family Health has an immediate opening for a Child Abuse Pediatrician.  The pediatrician will be part of the clinical team in the Division of Child Protection and Family Health in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine and the Center for Safe and Healthy Families at Primary Children’s Hospital.  The pediatrician will provide medical consultation to children on an inpatient and outpatient basis who are undergoing evaluation for suspected child maltreatment.  Members of this Division serve in a consultative role for medical professionals and community professionals (CPS, law enforcement) throughout the Intermountain region. Clinical services are provided at Primary Children’s Hospital, University of Utah Burn Unit, and Children’s Justice Centers throughout Utah.  In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration, as well as advocacy. 

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Child Abuse Pediatrics.  The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

The Department and University offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.

Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, vibrant city in the Intermountain West, with a nationally recognized Broadway theater, ballet, symphony, and several professional sports teams. The Salt Lake International Airport is a hub for Delta Airlines and has direct flights to many North American cities and daily direct flights to multiple European cities.  The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities. 

Interested individuals can apply for the position at  Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required.  For additional information about the position, please contact Antoinette Laskey, M.D., Division Chief, at

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission. 

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

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