Associate Professor, Academic Clinician Track, Director of Behavioral Health Education
Associate Professor, Academic Clinician Track, Director of Behavioral Health Education in Pediatric Residency (DEBHEPR)
Perelman School of Medicine - Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Oct 17, 2019
Deadline: Oct 17, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of General Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Associate Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of behavioral/mental healthcare, medical education, and leadership. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Board Certified/ Board Eligible in Pediatrics and/or sub-specialty.
Teaching responsibilities may include developing and implementing a 3-year curriculum for pediatrics residents to build core behavioral/mental healthcare skills for their patients. Such training will prepare residents to assess and manage their patients' basic behavioral/mental health concerns across inpatient or outpatient settings and across general or subspecialty areas of practice. This training will prepare graduates to mitigate this enormous unmet need of children and adolescents and work effectively with specialists in behavioral/mental health to broaden available services. In addition, the DBHEPR will be responsible for developing competencies among selected teaching faculty to support this curriculum across disciplines. The DBHEPR will lead this initiative through partnerships with leaders in Resident Education, Primary Care, Adolescent Medicine, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Pediatric Psychology, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Clinical responsibilities may include inpatient or outpatient, general pediatrics or sub-specialty depending on the applicant's experience.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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