Chair, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Cleveland, Ohio
Oct 08, 2020
Position Type
Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital announces a search for Department Chair of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. The 27 physicians and 19 nurse practitioners of the Cleveland Clinic Children's Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) group provide care for newborns and inpatient general and subspecialty pediatric patients. Practicing at the Cleveland Clinic Children's 2 regional hubs, Cleveland Clinic's main campus for subspecialty care, and the Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation, the PHM providers are foundational to the pediatric care provided in Northeast Ohio. Additionally, PHM providers play a pivotal role in the Cleveland Clinic Pediatric postgraduate education programs, providing subspecialty training via their ACGME accredited Pediatric Hospital Medicine fellowship, general pediatric training to residents in the renowned Cleveland Clinic Pediatric residency, and to medical students enrolled in both the Cleveland Clinic's Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), and the traditional CWRU School of Medicine.

Board Certified/Eligible Pediatric Hospital Medicine subspecialists are invited to apply. The ideal candidate is an expert clinician, with dedication to and expertise in education, quality improvement, and/or scholarship, who can work collaboratively within an integrated, multi-specialty organization such as the Cleveland Clinic. Strong leadership competencies are key success elements for the role. Working with the Pediatric Institute Chair, the PHM Chair will have ultimate responsibility for the clinical, educational, research, quality, and fiscal oversight within the department to achieve personal and institutional success.

A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments is expected at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Generous research opportunities are available within the Lerner Research Institute, and Quality and Continuous Improvement are supported by Cleveland Clinic Children's-dedicated experts. Cleveland Clinic physicians enjoy a collegial work environment within the framework of a large group practice, with a competitive salary enhanced by a very attractive benefits package.

Cleveland Clinic Children's is consistently ranked as one of the best children's hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and has 389 staffed beds across the 4 facilities. Cleveland Clinic Children's is dedicated to medical, surgical and rehabilitative care of infants, children and adolescents, and uses the latest technology and most recent research to achieve the best possible outcomes. With more than 300 pediatric specialists, Cleveland Clinic Children's leads the region in research, quality improvement, and clinical care.

At Cleveland Clinic Children's, every child receives world-class care. At our main campus in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio, as well as at our community hospitals and Family Health Centers located throughout northern Ohio, children and families receive compassionate care from nationally and internationally renowned pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists.
  • More than 300 pediatric medical and surgical specialists staffing the ~400 inpatient beds and 40+ outpatient clinics forming the Cleveland Clinic Children's network, providing over 800,000 outpatient visits, 17,000 hospital admissions, over 12,000 surgeries, and accepting over 1,400 hospital transfers per year.

  • More than 100 pediatric physicians are recognized annually as being among the "Best Doctors in America."

  • Cleveland Clinic Children's has consistently ranked among the "Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report.

  • Our pediatric neurology and neurosurgery program ranked as the best in Ohio and among the top programs in the United States.

  • Our pediatric gastroenterology program ranks among the top 10 programs in the United States according to U.S. News and World Report.

Cleveland Clinic was named a top hospital and health system by Diversity Inc. in 2020. Companies on this list score well in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership commitment, and supplier diversity.

Cleveland Clinic is firmly committed to being the best place to practice in medicine and providing a safe, stable, and financially fulfilling work environment even through uncertain times. Being a physician-led organization means doing what is best for the patients, every day.

Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences; they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities.

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