The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking an outstanding hospitalist nocturnist to join the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, within the Department of Pediatrics. This faculty position will drive the Division and Department's strategic goal to provide excellent clinical care and medical education. The division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) is comprised of an outstanding group of academic faculty and staff who are recognized as local and national leaders in education, quality improvement, advocacy, informatics, and health systems research. Approximately a third of the PHM faculty are fellowship graduates, many from the division's own fellowship program. Members within the division are established leaders within the Department and Children's of Alabama, with roles including leadership of the Pediatrics Clerkship and the Residency Programs, medical directorships of clinical units and informatics programs, and chairpersons of multiple quality and safety initiatives. For more information about our thriving Pediatric Hospital Medicine Division, visit our website at https://www.uab.edu/medicine/peds/divisions/hospital-medicine . The successful candidate will have excellent clinical skills and interest in medical education. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary, and a record of interdisciplinary collaboration is desirable. Candidates should possess a Doctoral degree (MD and/or MD/PhD) who is licensed or eligible for license in the state of Alabama, and be board certified or board eligible in general pediatrics. Salary is based on experience and current academic achievements. The UAB Department of Pediatrics has nationally recognized expertise and firmly established multidisciplinary programs. This position will provide opportunities for growth of divisional programs as well as opportunities for collaboration with other distinguished programs within UAB.
For further information, please contact: Erin Shaughnessy, MD Division Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine email@example.com
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
MD, DO, MD/PhD
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Internal Number: 8764
About University of Alabama, Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.