Pediatric Pulmonologist at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals
University of California, San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Hospital, Public and Private
2 openings available.
Internal Number: JPF03814
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals are recruiting a faculty member to join our team as a Pediatric Pulmonologist. Appointment will be made at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank of the Adjunct, Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, or In Residence faculty series. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.
Clinical responsibilities include providing comprehensive care in the ambulatory and inpatient care settings and performing bronchoscopies. Teaching responsibilities include clinical teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students.
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary includes 7 pediatric pulmonologists, 2 pediatric pulmonologists/sleep physicians, 2 advanced practice providers, 3 registered nurses, 2 licensed vocational nurses, 2 social workers, 3 dietitians, 6 respiratory therapists, and a pharmacist.
We provide inpatient and outpatient services and are equipped with the state-of-the art pulmonary function and exercise laboratory. The Division includes the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) accredited Care Center and Therapeutic Development Center, and an accredited Sleep Disorders Center with an 8-bed sleep lab. Faculty members have clinical expertise in cystic fibrosis, severe asthma, primary ciliary dyskinesia, childhood interstitial lung disease, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, sleep disorders and technology dependent care. Faculty members additionally participate in interdisciplinary clinical programs with colleagues from Neurology and Cardiology (neuromuscular disorders), Otolaryngology and Gastroenterology (aerodigestive disorders), Hematology/Oncology (bone marrow transplant and sickle cell), and Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. The Division participates in CFF and NIH funded clinical research. We have ACGME-accredited pediatric pulmonary and sleep medicine fellowship training programs.
Interested candidates can apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03814 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, statement of teaching (optional), and statement on research accomplishments (optional) and contact information for three references. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications by the time of appointment.
For more information contact: Elizabeth Gibb, MD
Search Committee Chair Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary, Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland; Director, UCSF Cystic Fibrosis Center Elizabeth.Gibb@ucsf.edu
Qualified candidates will possess a Medical Degree and License, Board Certification or Eligibility in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and a demonstrated interest in the care of children with broad respiratory disorders.
The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and is ranked 1st among public universities in NIH funding in 2020. The Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2020, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.
UCSF Pediatric Pulmonology Program is a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation--certified Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Center and --designated Therapeutic Development Network Center. Our program is a leading provider in diagnostic, treatment, research, and education services related to breathing and respiration in ...the San Francisco Bay Area. With subspecialties in neonatal and pediatric respiratory critical care, ventilation, asthma care, pulmonary rehabilitation, and studies in sleep and pulmonary function, we're considered one of the leading pediatric hospitals in Northern California for comprehensive respiratory care. We address respiratory problems from the chronic cough to birth defects of the respiratory tract to immunodeficiency affecting the lungs. We make a difference by serving our patients, their families and the worldwide medical community. We advance medical knowledge and patient care through our research. We have been training the pulmonologists and physician scientists of tomorrow for many decades.
Our program is ranked among the top pediatric pulmonology programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.