Pediatric Palliative Medicine Physician, CCMC, New Hyde Park, NY

Queens, New York
Aug 17, 2023
Palliative Care
Position Type

Northwell Health’s Division of Pediatric Palliative Medicine is seeking Physicians for its inpatient consult service to join the growing team at Cohen Children’s Medical Center. This unique role is looking for both part time or full-time physicians. The ideal candidate should be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatrics and be fellowship trained in Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice Medicine. Candidates with board certification in additional subspecialities relevant to Palliative Care will be considered.

The successful candidate with join 2 other Pediatric Palliative Care physicians, both also board certified in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and dividing their time between 2 positions. We work closely with the interdisciplinary teams working with our patients and anticipate expanding our group to include other disciplines over time. The role will include a large educational component including supervising and teaching medical students, pediatric residents, HPM residents from the adult fellowship and hospitalist fellows, as well as giving lectures to the Pediatric residents and supporting the interdisciplinary staff. There is opportunity for research with a wide range of patient diagnoses to support clinical trials.

Faculty appointment will be with the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and clinical rank will be commensurate with experience. The position will include academic and research opportunities as well as professional growth opportunities. Our patient population is very diverse in both socioeconomic status as well as types of diagnoses.  We are a quaternary referral center.

Cohen Children’s Medical Center opened in 1983 as the New York metropolitan area’s only hospital designed exclusively for children.  Today, it is the largest pediatric teaching hospital in the region, with over 750,000 visits annually and serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties.  It is the tertiary pediatric medical center of the Northwell Health System and the only Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center on Long Island. Cohen Children’s Medical Center is among the top-rated children’s hospitals in New York State and has received the highest ranking in New York for pediatric nephrology, urology, pulmonology and lung surgery, and are nationally ranked for superior care in a total of eight specialties, according to US News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Children’s Hospitals. As the largest provider of pediatric health services in the state, Cohen Children’s has been ranked among the nation’s top children’s hospitals by US News for 15 consecutive years. Please find more information about the department of Pediatrics in this video:

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 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?

We continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of the diverse patients we seek to serve; as a result, our Health System is proudly ranked Diversity Inc’s #1 Hospital and Health System. 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. For more information and resources regarding our initiatives, please visit our Center for Equity of Care,

For further details or to apply, please email Lindsay Appelman, at

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