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Clinical Physician- Adolescent Medicine

Employer
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location
Arsenal, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 18, 2024

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Position Type
Clinical Faculty
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Medical Anthropology
Organization Type
Academic
The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting a clinical physician on the non-tenure track. The ideal candidate for this position would be a pediatrician or family medicine physician who is board-certified (or board eligible) in Adolescent Medicine, with clinical experience.

The Division: The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of clinicians and researchers whose expertise span adolescent and young adult medicine, social epidemiology, pediatrics, internal medicine, and anthropology. The Division is home to the Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health, a medical clinic specializing in care for adolescents up to age 26. The mission of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine is to improve the health and well-being of all youth. We achieve our mission through conducting innovative, community-partnered research, providing accessible and equitable health care services for adolescents in the context of their family, culture and community, and offering interdisciplinary adolescent health care education for health professional trainees and practitioners. Our Division faculty hold multiple federal and foundation grants, with programs to understand inequities in adolescent health, promote adolescent health equity, and improve adolescent health outcomes. We are committed to engaging with youth in their communities as their allies and advocates, and we partner with experts in the community to reach these goals. Division faculty lead institutional initiatives in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Faculty specialize in violence prevention, mental health, substance use disorder prevention and treatment, sexual and reproductive health, LGBT health, gender affirming care, obesity prevention and management, eating disorders, college health, services for youth experiencing marginalization (e.g., youth who are unhoused, system-involved), community health (including mobile services), telemedicine, and transition care. Areas of potential interest to the Division's growing program include optimizing transitions to adult care, substance use prevention and intervention, young adult health (including college health), and school-based health services.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World report's 2020-2021 list of "American's Best Children's Hospitals," UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is a 315-bed free-standing children's hospital located in the thriving Lawrenceville section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh cares for over 80% of all hospitalized children (and over 90% of all hospitalized children under the age of 12) in our region, a catchment area that includes Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, Northern West Virginia, and Southwestern New York. Overlooking the Allegheny River and much of the metropolitan area, the hospital stands minutes away from the downtown cultural district, home stadiums for three major sports teams, an internationally-recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University.

Qualifications:

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity. The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh are equal opportunity employers. Applications are encouraged from diverse applicants, including individuals who are a part of the BIPOC community, transgender and non-binary people, sexual minorities, people with disabilities, and women, as these varying perspectives are recognized and cherished in our community. The Department is committed to supporting faculty to work with our community partners by promoting equity and justice for all individuals, actively working to eliminate barriers and obstacles created by institutional discrimination.

Interested candidates should forward their CV and letter of inquiry to Dr. Elizabeth Miller (elizabeth.miller@chp.edu), Division Chief, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/veterans are encouraged to apply.

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC's COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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