The Department of Pediatrics and Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking a BC/BE PEM physician to join our division.
Families come from all over the state and surrounding states to seek care in the only free standing children's hospital in Alabama. Our ED volume in 2018 was over 73,000 of which 13% were admitted. Our ED moved to a new facility in 2012 and has 53 rooms including 4 major resuscitation rooms and a 4 bed unit specialized for the care of psychiatric patients. Our fellowship program has been active for 35 years currently training 3 fellows per year.
Faculty are encouraged and supported to pursue work in education, advocacy, quality improvement and/or research. Scholarly activity is expected but is broadly defined. Academic rank and salary offered are commensurate with experience and achievement. We are looking for an excellent clinician and energetic team-minded faculty member to educate trainees, develop programs, and add to the academic environment. A clinical promotion pathway is also available and a nocturnist shift differential is an option for those interested.
Children's of Alabama is a private, not-for-profit medical center that also serves as the primary site of the UAB pediatric medicine, surgery, research and residency programs. For more than 50 years, the partnership between UAB and Children's has provided outstanding care to the youngest, most vulnerable patients and established Birmingham as a nationally renowned center for pediatric medicine. With more than 2 million square feet, the newly expanded Children's Hospital is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. and has consistently been ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by US News & World Report.
Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, with a metropolitan population over 1 million. The city is thriving with a growing restaurant and arts scene, charming neighborhoods, and many outdoor park and entertainment spaces. Birmingham was recently named a top American City of the Future and is home to the 2018 James Beard Most Outstanding Restaurant in America. Birmingham is well located in the Southeast with easy access to lakes, mountains, and gulf beaches.
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/PhD, MD, DO
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Internal Number: 7584
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.