Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor for the Division of General Pediatrics

Northwell Health
Long Island, New York
Start date
Jan 28, 2022

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Pediatrics, General
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Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor for the Division of General Pediatrics, Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health, Zucker School of Medicine of Northwell Health

The Division of General Pediatrics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Zucker School of Medicine of Northwell Health seek candidates for Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor position who are clinician-educators or clinician-investigators. Applicants must have an MD and/or PhD or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research. In particular, we are seeking clinician-educators or clinician-investigators with interest in the following areas:

  • Advocacy and Community Health, with leadership opportunities in the pediatric residency program
  • Children and Adolescents with Medical Complexity
  • Transition to Adulthood and Adult Care Services
  • Obesity and Weight Management Services

We seek candidates with strong academic credentials and a record or promise of external research funding. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative Division working to achieve optimal child health and well-being by informing program and policy changes through interdisciplinary research. Priority will be given to candidates pursuing research relevant to pediatric population health and/or health services research, those with greater experience following graduate training, and those with an established track record of high impact publication and extramural funding. Interdisciplinary or community-engaged research is strongly encouraged as well as research incorporating a health equity focus. Appointments will be made in the Department of Pediatrics. Secondary appointments with other departments can be explored.

In addition to the renowned tertiary clinical resources that we offer, our faculty will have appointments in the Institute of Health System Science within the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research of Northwell Health. Faculty will enjoy access to the scholastic and research resources of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

The Division of General Pediatrics sees nearly 40,000 patients annually, while the Northwell Pediatrics Ambulatory Care Network sees over 200,000 patients annually. The Division is the ambulatory training site for nearly 100 pediatric residents, over 120 medical students, and several allied health professionals. The Division has a strong research and quality improvement portfolio, and has over $2 million in annual federal, state, and foundation grant funding. The Division is in the process of expanding to two satellite locations within Queens and Nassau County.

Cohen Children’s Medical Center, located in Queens, NY, is a 202-bed, tertiary facility, completely dedicated to the care of infants, children, and adolescents, and is the only exclusively dedicated pediatric hospital in Queens and Long Island. As the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the New York metropolitan region, treating over 230,000 children per year, we are the tertiary pediatric medical center of Northwell Health and the only NYS Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island. We are proud to have been selected as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” by US News & World Report.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. This will be a full-time position offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health and the Zucker School of Medicine is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding.

Interested individuals should forward a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae to:

Sophia Jan, MD, MSHP
Chief, Division of General Pediatrics
Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health


About Northwell Health 

Northwell Health includes 21 award-winning hospitals and more than 750 community based practice locations throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Westchester. Northwell is the most awarded health system in all of New York, and home to the #1 hospital in the state – North Shore University Hospital* (NSUH) – according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Hospital Rankings survey. Additionally, six Northwell hospitals earned top 50 national rankings across 39 medical specialties, with nine hospitals ranked among the best in the state.

We have access to the wide range of resources that Northwell Health has to offer, and we are also affiliated with a number of other excellent organizations. Northwell Health Physician Partners provides exceptional, comprehensive and quality clinical care to patients, families and communities through an integrated approach and with a commitment to exceeding customer expectations. At Northwell Health, we define tomorrow’s health care through clinical care, community health, education, research and entrepreneurship.

At Northwell Health, we seek innovation and excellence in everything we do. This passion can be observed throughout our system of 21 hospitals and more than 700 ambulatory and physician practices. We are NYS largest health care provider and private employer. Our mission is to redefine patient care and the way it is provided. Are you Made for this?

Diversity and Health Equity

Northwell Health is committed to training, supporting and nurturing physicians from all backgrounds. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being.

Diversity and inclusion permeates our educational and clinical initiatives. We have set a goal to make sure every one of our physicians receives training on how to deliver high quality, culturally competent care. Our recent educational areas of focus have been on social determinants of health, community engagement and developing a medical-legal partnership for our physicians-in-training. One of our many strengths is our diverse patient population and our expectation is that our diverse patient populations receive equitable care, irrespective of who they are. As a result, we continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patients.

Salary Disclosure

Full-time clinical base compensation at Northwell Health ranges from $125K to $750K, which is impacted by various factors, including but not limited to physician specialty, level of experience, quality of care, academic accomplishments, patient experience and productivity. The base compensation range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.



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