C.S. Mott Children's Hospital at Michigan Medicine is seeking BE/BC Hospice and Palliative Medicine Pediatricians to join our Pediatric Palliative Care Program, which is part of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Positions are full-time at an academic level commensurate with level of experience.
The Pediatric Palliative Care Program was established in 2005, and serves over 400 children with serious and life-threatening illnesses per year as well as partnering with local hospice organizations to extend that care beyond the hospital walls and into the community. The program has become a leader in PPC research, quality improvement, and education, including development of an interprofessional training model for end-of-life care and resilience. In addition, the PPC program extended its reach in 2018 by implementing a PPC service for children with medical chronic complexity.
Our hospital is a tertiary care pediatric hospital with 348 private inpatient beds, which includes three ICUs, four general care units, and a large labor and delivery and MFM service. Our Palliative Care Pediatricians are actively involved in education, quality improvement, research, and service to the hospital, participating in multiple leadership roles within the hospital and department.
Responsibilities may include: serving as the consulting attending physician on the Pediatric Palliative Care service, serving as outpatient attending for the Pediatric Palliative Care clinic, and supervision and teaching of medical fellows, residents and medical as well as interprofessional learners. We provide 24/7 home call divided amongst all partners and have opportunities which may extended to include attending on the hospice and home-based palliative care program. Leadership opportunities available based on breadth of applicant experience.
All applications are welcome, with preference being given to individuals who are seeking full- or near-full time positions, have completed Pediatric Hospice and Medicine fellowship training, have interest in academic research and/or post-graduate education, and intend to make Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine their primary career. Academic and leadership experience preferred but not required. Opportunities for leadership
Michigan Medicine offers a competitive compensation package that includes: paid vacation, CME time and funding, full medical/vision/dental/disability benefits, retirement savings plan with match, and malpractice coverage.
Ann Arbor is a vibrant academic town with excellent schools, world-class dining, Big Ten sports, and multiple cultural events. It is consistently ranked as a Top 10 city in which to live and raise a family. The state of Michigan is renowned for its year-round outdoor activities and cultural events.
Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest electronically to: Patricia Keefer, MD Medical Director, Stepping Stones Pediatric Palliative Care Program C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Ann Arbor, MI 48109 734-615-7845 firstname.lastname@example.org
Michigan Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
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About University of Michigan
The new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital opened in 2011. The 1.1 million square foot hospital includes a 9-story outpatient wing and a 12-story inpatient wing with 298 beds, including 48 private NICU rooms, 45 pediatric intensive care and cardiothoracic unit beds, 16 operating rooms, and two interventional radiology rooms. C.S. Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan Health System is nationally recognized for excellence in clinical services, research, and education. C.S. Mott is nationally ranked in all of the evaluated categories including cardiology and heart surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, nephrology, orthopedics, gastroenterology and GI surgery, cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, pulmonology and urology.