Chief Resident Faculty Position-University of Florida-Shands Children's Hospital
University of Florida
September 25, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The University of Florida Pediatric Residency Program in Gainesville, FL is currently accepting applications for a Co-Chief Resident (faculty level) position beginning July 1, 2019. The position combines an excellent balance of education, administration, and clinical work with continual growth in leadership skills. UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is a 204 bed, quaternary-care hospital-within-a-hospital that serves patients from all 67 Florida counties and throughout the southeast region, nation and world. Annually, over 10,000 inpatients are treated and outpatient pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists have an annual total of over 80,000 outpatient visits per year. Our program is comprised of a diverse group of individuals with character, competence, and a caring heart who wish to learn and teach as they care for children at one of the leading health care systems in the nation. As a program, we commit to providing the best in quality, communication, passion, innovation, and service in everything we do. We are especially proud of our Pediatric Housestaff who are trained and encouraged to critically evaluate clinical problems and to function as primary care physicians in a patient- and family-centered environment.
Please visit our website for further information about our program: http://residency.pediatrics.med.ufl.edu/
Interested applicants should submit: A letter of interest, which includes goals for the chief resident year; Curriculum vitae; Two letters of recommendation; Name and contact information for your program director
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately by email to: Ms. Tammy Bleeker, Residency Program Manager, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: 070119MEDED
About University of Florida
UF Health encompasses the University of Florida Health Science Center (HSC)—the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center—and the Shands family of hospitals and services. With campuses in Gainesville and Jacksonville, UF Health includes six health colleges, six research institutes, two teaching hospitals, two specialty hospitals and a host of physician medical practices and outpatient services throughout north central and northeast Florida. Our mission is to promote health through outstanding and high-quality patient care; innovative and rigorous educations in health professions and biomedical sciences; and high-impact research across the spectrum of basic, translational and clinical investigation.
In addition to the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions and Veterinary Medicine, the system also encompasses six research institutes: the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the McKnight Brain Institute, the Genetics Institute, the UF Health Cancer Center, the Institute on Aging and the Emerging Pathogens Institute.
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is a hospital within a hospital on the UF Health Shands... campus. UF physicians treat patients from throughout Florida and the United States. We represent the only quaternary-care academic pediatric center in North Florida, and our physicians offer some of the most specialized pediatric programs for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of complex conditions.
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has 167 beds, including fully-equipped pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is part of the Children’s Miracle Network alliance of premier hospitals for children. Our hospital was ranked in the Top 50 Best Children’s Hospitals in 7 specialties in 2014-2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida—College of Medicine is the premier academic medical center for children in northern Florida, and hosts a broad range of NIH-funded biomedical scientists and clinical researchers who benefit from robust institutional support. There is an abundance of research opportunities and possibilities for collaboration throughout the university.
Gainesville is a university community located in North Central Florida, midway between the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The area is known for its natural beauty, with many springs, lakes and rivers. The climate encourages outdoor activities and residents enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, bicycling and camping. Culturally, the city is enriched by the influence of the University. The population of Gainesville is approximately 111,000 with a surrounding population of 220,000. We have a diverse culture, excellent public schools, low cost of living and no state income tax. There are 2 international airports within an easy drive. For the past 8 years Gainesville has been voted among the Top 12 “Most Livable Cities in the Nation” by Money Magazine.