The Division of Pediatric Transplant Hepatology and the Department of Surgery at Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUMC) is seeking a Pediatric Transplant Hepatologist to join an active and growing academic practice. This is a full-time faculty position at the academic rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Pediatrics @ CUMC and Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital (NYP-MSCH). MSCH is ranked the #1 Children’s Hospital in New York State and is nationally ranked in 10 pediatric subspecialties, according to U.S. News & World Report (2016).
The Pediatric Center for Liver Disease & Transplantation at CUMC and NYP-MSCH is a well-established transplant program with 4 certified pediatric transplant hepatologists, 3 pediatric liver transplant surgeons, 4 physician extenders, 2 social workers, a Transplant PharmD, a medical assistant, a dedicated nutritionist, a pediatric transplant hepatology fellow, 2 pediatric transplant surgery fellows and a full research core group. Our team provides complex hepatology, liver and small bowel transplant services for pediatric patients with a wide range of conditions. There is close collaboration between adult and pediatric hepatologists, surgeons, radiologists, expert hepatobiliary pathologists, patient support staff and additional consultants affiliated with the program.
The successful applicant will also have clinical expertise in both inpatient and outpatient liver (small bowel transplantation – a plus), as clinical responsibilities will include care and management of such patients within the Division and NYP-MSCH. Board eligible/board certified in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology preferred. Additional clinical responsibilities will include standard conference preparation for patient management and transplant selection conferences, inpatient and outpatient consult services; participation in the education of medical students, residents and fellows at CUMC/NYP-MSCH and scholarly activity; all requirements of the academic tracks and promotions within the Department of Pediatrics. Such scholarly activity may include participation in collaborative research; publication of original articles; presentations at local, regional and national meetings, CME events; and the development of teaching methods or clinical curricula. Involvement in clinical research trials is also expected. In addition to responsibilities in clinical care and scholarly activities, the successful applicant will be expected to participate in the academic activities of the division, the department, including research seminars and teaching conferences. University and public service activities are also expected of faculty.
For interested candidates or for more information, please email a cover letter and CV to Dr. Steven J. Lobritto at email@example.com.
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