Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Division of Cardiology)-CHLA | University of Southern California (USC) - Military Veterans
at HERC - Southern California
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Children??s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology, are actively seeking a full-time faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated scholarly, clinical, and teaching capabilities. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics and be eligible for medical licensure in the State of California. Candidates will have already completed an ACGME accredited 3-year fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, with additional relevant training in the areas of expertise identified. Candidates should be academically committed and clinically trained in research methodology related to congenital heart disease outcomes and pediatric cardiac imaging, with expertise in the development of research studies and the use of large data sets to evaluate health outcomes in different population groups. Specific experience in epidemiologic methods, and relevant graduate training in this area will be an advantage. They should have a broad exposure to, and familiarity with congenital and acquired cardiac diseases, with relevant training, including focused fellowship training in cardiac imaging/echocardiography. Candidates should demonstrate a rigorous academic focus??ideally with a history of research/investigational pursuits and publications in peer-reviewed journals??and a clear intention and well-defined plan for continued research, publication, and teaching throughout their careers. This position will have a significant focus on research development, but will also include general clinical cardiology duties including rotation in the regular inpatient service, as well as outpatient cardiology responsibilities. The successful candidate will assume attending physician responsibility for echocardiographic and other non-invasive imaging duties on inpatients and outpatients, as well as developing a clinical research program in cardiac outcomes following congenital heart disease diagnosis at CHLA/KSOM. Provision of didactic teaching to fellows, residents, medical students and nurses is expected. Night and weekend on-call responsibilities will be shared on a rotating basis with other faculty members in the division. Children??s Hospital Los Angeles is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for pediatric cardiac care on the U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals List. We are a recognized leader in state-of-the-art evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for all forms of heart disease. As a core component of the hospital's Heart Institute, our division offers expertise in all major areas of cardiology, with nationally-recognized subspecialists in all major areas. Children are referred to us for care from across the western United States and Pacific Rim countries. Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. CHLA and USC greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.
Los Angeles, CA
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