Chair, General Pediatrics

Cleveland, OH
Aug 23, 2016
Position Type

Cleveland Clinic Children’s is seeking a Chair for the Department of General Pediatrics. The Department has over 100 pediatric providers in 25 locations throughout Northeast Ohio. The Chair will oversee active programs in complex care, adolescent medicine, outreach, and in particular the development of innovative Pediatric Population Management Care Models. This position will administratively report to the Chair of the Pediatric Institute. 

 Primary responsibilities will include maximizing the clinical, educational and research potential of our Primary care pediatricians. This includes a focus on pediatric clinical excellence, process improvement, practice growth, patient and provider satisfaction, community engagement, patient centered medical home accreditation, pediatric medical neighborhood alignment, and the integration of teaching, research and scholarship within a clinical practice setting. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

 The successful candidate will be a proven leader with experience working within a clinically integrated network and a demonstrated ability to engage multidisciplinary teams.  Applicants should have an excellent record of clinical service, teaching and scholarship with experience in leadership, mentoring of faculty and program development. Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio is required.

 Cleveland Clinic Children’s is consistently ranked as one of the best in the United States by US News &World Report and has 429 staffed beds, of which 121 are on the main campus, 25 in our Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation, and 283 in 5 other satellite hospitals across Northeast Ohio. Our staff includes more than 300 physicians in 55 pediatric medical and surgical specialties providing over 800,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 inpatient admissions, 11,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 transports per year.


Direct Inquiries can be made to:

Margaret McKenzie, MD

Chair, Search Committee for Chair, Department of General Pediatrics


 Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. 

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