Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Feb 08, 2018
Position Type
The American Board of Pediatrics, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) seeks a highly respected and accomplished pediatrician dedicated to continuous improvement in the care of infants and children to serve as its Vice President for Continuing Certification. Since its founding in 1933, the ABP has set a standard of excellence for the profession of pediatrics. The vision for the ABP is and will remain the improvement of health outcomes for children, adolescents, and young adults. Certification by the ABP provides assurance to the public that a physician has the competencies essential to delivering high value health care to children and a commitment to lifelong improvement. Although certification is voluntary, nearly all qualified pediatricians seek this recognition and keep their certifications up to date. The next Vice President will join the ABP leadership team at an exciting and important moment for Pediatrics, the Board, and the field of health care. Reporting to and working closely with the President, the Vice President is responsible for the continued development and implementation of the continuing certification program for the ABP. The new Vice President will build on the progress made over the last five years and continue to expand the program, advancing the organization's innovation in the areas of lifelong learning, assessment, and quality improvement. S/he will be responsible for developing standards that ensure a pediatrician is incorporating the best practices of quality improvement into his or her practice and working to make continual learning opportunities relevant to every practice environment. S/he will internally coordinate the continuing certification program with other ABP departments and programs and externally coordinate these activities with the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and other related regulatory agencies and medical societies. With a demonstrated capacity to execute a strategic vision and as a strong ambassador for the ABP and continuing certification, the Vice President will fill a critical role in the activities of the Board and be an executive tenaciously committed to the mission of the ABP. The American Board of Pediatrics has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm to assist in this recruitment. All applications, inquiries, and nominations, which will remain confidential, should be directed to the search firm at: