Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Protection
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine & Public Health is recruiting a full-time physician at the faculty rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to lead our Division of Child Protection. This position will lead the clinical, research, and outreach missions of the UW’s Child Protection Program.
The Division Chief will play a pivotal role in maintaining strong community partnerships and enhancing the region-wide advocacy efforts for children affected by child maltreatment. This person will lead a skilled multidisciplinary team in providing clinical care to suspected victims of child abuse in both the ambulatory and inpatient environments. Educational activities will include bedside, classroom, and small group teaching to a variety of learners and community partners. A strong interest in clinical research or scholarly activity is expected. Outstanding communication skills and a collaborative work ethic are essential for this position.
Degree and Area of Specialization
M.D. or equivalent; completion of accredited pediatric residency program and fellowship training in child abuse pediatrics required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience
Completion of accredited pediatric residency program and fellowship training in child abuse pediatrics. Experience working in an academic medical center and a desire to incorporate teaching to a variety of learners into clinical practice is preferred. Research in an area of interest to the candidate is expected. Outstanding communication skills, the ability to effectively lead a team, and experience building collaborative partnerships are essential.
License or Certificate
WI medical licensure; BC/BE required
Institutional Statement on Diversity
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
The 111-bed American Family Children's Hospital opened in August of 2007 and is the only facility in Madison exclusively devoted to the care and treatment of children. In addition to serving our local community, the hospital receives tertiary referrals from throughout the state and region and is staffed by providers from every subspecialty area. The Department of Pediatrics has 188 faculty and offers a full range of pediatric subspecialty care.
The UW School of Medicine and Public Health offers students, educators and researchers access to all the benefits of a preeminent public research university. The school also has strong partnerships with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, whose programs are consistently ranked among the best in the nation, and with UW Health, one of the ten largest physician practice groups in the country. These relationships afford opportunities for students, teachers and investigators that are only available at top-ranked academic medical centers. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is known for its beautiful lakeside setting, a top-rated record of federal research funding and excellence in teaching both at the undergraduate level and in the School of Medicine and Public Health. The city of Madison (pop. 263,332), the state capitol, boasts a high quality of life that includes excellent schools, fine residential areas, clean air and abundant cultural and recreational opportunities.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
How to Apply
Apply online at pediatrics.wisc.edu/careers
or send CV and letter of interest to:
Ellen Wald, MD, Chair
Department of Pediatrics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
600 Highland Avenue, Box 4108
Madison, WI 53792
Internal Number: 101173-AS
About University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics
The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics is a vibrant academic department comprised of over 185 faculty, and offers a full range of pediatric subspecialty care. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is known for its beautiful lakeside setting, its top-rated record of federal research funding, and excellence in teaching at all levels. The city of Madison (pop. 263,332) is the state capitol, and boasts a high quality of life, including excellent schools, desirable residential areas, clean air, and abundant recreational and cultural opportunities.
The UW School of Medicine and Public Health offers students, educators, and researchers access to all the benefits of a preeminent public research university. The school also has strong partnerships with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, whose programs are consistently ranked among the best in the nation, and UW Health, one of the 10 largest physician practice groups in the country.