The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children is seeking a Chief to lead our team of seven physicians. This is a full-time academic leadership position that includes clinical, research and teaching responsibilities.
The position of Chief of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at MassGeneral Hospital for Children includes an appointment at Harvard Medical School at an academic rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor commensurate with experience, training and scholarly achievements. Board certification in Adolescent Medicine is strongly preferred, although candidates with Board Certification in a complementary subspecialty may be considered.
Applications are welcome from candidates with more than seven years of experience post-training with evidence of management responsibilities and leadership in an academic setting. Candidates must have a strong record of collaboration and possess the ability to engage a broad base of stakeholders to work towards a shared vision for the division. The successful candidate should have a significant record of scholarship and academic achievements in clinical investigation, innovation, and/or education.
The division provides clinical outpatient and inpatient services to primary care and consultative patients and serves as a center for transition from pediatric to adult medicine. The candidate should be comfortable managing the care of medically complex patients and providing consultative services to adolescents and young adults with eating disorders, gynecology/reproductive care needs, mental health issues and obesity. Division members also provide inpatient-attending services for patients with eating disorders. Faculty members are closely involved in teaching residents and medical students as well as in postgraduate educational settings, advocacy and administration. In addition, the Chief will have the opportunity for program development within the department (i.e. addiction treatment, gender affirming care, offering LARCs) and will assist the Department of Pediatrics in advancing its commitment to equitable care and to reaching the communities that MassGeneral Hospital serves.
US News and World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital #6 on the best hospitals honor roll, and #1 in research with sixteen adult and five pediatric specialties nationally ranked. MGH has the largest hospital-based research program in the United States with a budget of 1 billion dollars in 2019. The hospital is a founding member of MassGeneral Brigham, the largest not for profit healthcare system in New England. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. To learn more about requirements for employment at a Partners HealthCare System affiliate, please visit: https://www.partners.org/For-Medical-Professionals/Employment-Conditions.aspx
Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their academic interests in clinical investigation, innovation, and/or education, a curriculum vitae, a PDF of a recent peer-reviewed publication, career development or independent investigator application specific aims (if applicable), and names of 3 references to Hilary Singell at HSINGELL@mgh.harvard.edu.
Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH; Chair of the Search Committee Chief, Division of General Academic Pediatrics MassGeneral Hospital for Children Professor of Pediatrics Harvard Medical School
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About Massachusetts General Hospital
With more than 300 physicians, 50 medical specialties, 15 surgical services, and compassionate preventive and primary care, MassGeneral Hospital for Children is an invaluable resource for the health-care needs of infants, children and adolescents.
At MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) we have the expertise and experience—as well as the state-of-the-art facilities and technologies — to provide exceptional care for our patients.
Our patients have complete access to the resources of world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital, including innovative research and treatments. As our patients grow, they also benefit from the smooth transition of care between pediatric and adult services at Mass General.
As part of Mass General, MGHfC shares the largest hospital-based research program in the United States. Over the years, our researchers have made significant advancements in genetics and genomics, imaging technologies, less invasive surgical techniques and an abundance of treatment options that are changing the way pediatric care is delivered.