Job descriptionJob no: 608553
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Chm Flint 40000829
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%)
The Michigan State University-Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative (PPHI) in the Division of Public Health at Michigan State University seeks a Public Health Fellow. This position will be based in Flint, Michigan. The Public Health Fellow would complete a Master of Public Health degree at MSU, which is a Flint-based online program; conduct research as part of the PPHI; and work in the public health-focused Hurley Children’s Clinic at the Flint Farmers’ Market, teaching residents and medical students and providing direct clinical care.
A tremendous lesson we have learned in Flint is that we need to have a competent and capable workforce to identify and tackle pediatric public health issues. In January 2016, Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital formed the PPHI to address the Flint community’s population-wide lead exposure and help all Flint children grow up healthy and strong. The initiative brings together experts in pediatrics, child development, psychology, epidemiology, nutrition, toxicology, geography, education, and community and workforce development. PPHI is divided into five work teams: Child and Health Development, Nutrition, Exposure Assessment, Health Informatics, and Child Health Policy and Advocacy. These teams work closely with the PPHI Parent Partner Group and the PPHI Flint Kids Advisory Group.
The fellowship aims are to provide the Pediatrics-trained fellow with:
1. Post-doctoral training in the area of public health. The fellow will complete their MPH degree during the fellowship;
2. Working knowledge and experience on how to conduct and complete research in pediatric public health; and
3. Clinical pediatric experiences in the Hurley Children’s Clinic, which participates in many innovative public health programs and is co-located with the Flint Farmers’ Market.
Doctorate -MedicineMinimum Requirements
▪ Completion of US ACGME-accredited Pediatrics residency program
▪ American Board of Pediatrics certified and/or board eligible pediatrician
▪ Strong communication and teaching skills
▪ Motivated learner
- Cover Letter
- 3 Professional References
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Advertised: Oct 3, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 3, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time