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Pediatric Pulmonologist - East Bay

The Stanford Department of Pediatrics is committed to advancing the health of infants, children, and adolescents through innovative medical care, research, education, training, and advocacy. With over 400 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialties, our department is one of the largest in the Stanford University School of Medicine. Ranked among the top in the nation by US News and World Report, we attract medical students, interns, postdoctoral scholars, residents, fellows, and faculty from around the world by. Offering broad-based training in general pediatrics, critical care and pediatric subspecialties within a variety of ambulatory, inpatient and community settings. Integrated with our educational activities, these programs provide hands-on learning to equip our graduates with the skills they'll need as future advocates of children's health.

The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic, stimulating place to work and because we are focused on growth and improved excellence, our faculty and staff have particularly challenging and rewarding roles.

At this time, the Department of Pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital/Stanford University School of Medicine is recruiting applications for a faculty member in the clinicianeducator line. The successful candidate will possess expertise in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. The candidate will work at our San Francisco, Emeryville, and East Bay Area locations. Engaging in research activities, across the full range of Stanford University, is highly encouraged. Teaching of medical students, residents and fellows will be an important component of the position.

Your responsibilities will include:

This position will be located primarily at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, CA and California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. The successful candidate will provide inpatient and out-patient clinical care in several community hospitals and clinics across the greater east and north bay area locations. The clinical teams serve a diverse patient population, with a broad range of pulmonary conditions. The successful candidate will participate in the didactics of medical students, residents and fellows. Contributing to research, quality improvement and program development is strongly encouraged. This position is part of the larger, cohesive group of Pediatric Pulmonologists at Stanford University and Stanford Children’s Health.

To be successful in this position, you will bring:

An MD/DO degree and Board Certification in Pediatrics, and either Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and a California Medical License by the time of hire. Additional Board Certification in Sleep Medicine is a plus. The candidate will be appointed at Department of Pediatrics the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank in the Clinical Educator Line. The Clinical Educator role is defined by engagement in clinical care and teaching that advances clinical medicine. It is expected that candidates are outstanding clinicians with dedication to teaching and mentoring trainees. Priority will be given to candidates who specialize in cystic fibrosis, chronic lung disease, or sleep medicine.

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Why Stanford is for you:  

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
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  • And More!

How to apply:

Please include a cover letter with optional diversity statement, and CV with your application

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David N. Cornfield, MD
Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
Director-Center for Excellence in Pulmonary Biology
Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery (by Courtesy)
Stanford University School of Medicine
Chief- Pulmonary, Asthma, and Medical Director-Respiratory Therapy
Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford
Co-Director, Chan-Zuckerberg BioHub Physician-Scientist Training Program
Past President-Society for Pediatric Research

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