Academic Division Chief - Pediatric Allergy/Pulmonology/Immunology in Southern California
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group/Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Chief for the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology/Allergy, Immunology.
Applicants should be board certified in Pulmonology. The Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology division is serving pediatric patients from a large referral area in Southern California. This position offers the opportunity to teach medical students and residents at Loma Linda University School of Medicine as an Associate or Full Professor. There is an opportunity for clinical research as well. Our division is growing and we hope to expand our research activities.
We have a very active Cystic Fibrosis Team Center where we follow more than a 100 patients with cystic fibrosis. We have a busy bronchoscopy service, sleep lab, and pulmonary function test lab.
There are 100 mechanically ventilated children followed in our Home Mechanical Ventilator Team Center. We have an active chronic lung disease clinic, and we are involved in the care of children with muscular diseases.
Our Allergy/Immunology service is active in caring for children with severe asthma, primary immune deficiencies, food and drug allergies, and various allergic skin conditions.
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital, and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million.
Loma Linda University’s Medical Center and Children’s Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center serving a four-county area that covers approximately 25 percent of the land mass of the state of California. The Medical Center and Children’s Hospital are equipped with over 850 licensed beds. The Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is one of the largest and most advanced neonatal centers in the world, with 82 beds and 22,000 square feet dedicated to caring for some of our smallest patients.
Loma Linda is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to ocean beaches, mountains, and the desert where skiing, hiking, and a variety of other outdoor activities can be enjoyed. This region also has excellent private and public school systems.
This is not a J-1 opportunity.