Chief of Child Neurology

Valhalla, New York
Sep 18, 2023
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Chief of Child Neurology located in New York City Metropolitan region in The Hudson Valley, centered in Valhalla, NY

Boston Children’s Health Physicians (BCHP) along with Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center (MFCH) and the Department of Pediatrics at New York Medical College are seeking candidates to serve as the next Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurology for all three organizations. Candidates must be board certified in Child Neurology, and eligible for the academic rank of Associate Professor of Pediatrics or higher at New York Medical College. Academic rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BCHP, a diverse, multispecialty academic pediatric group practice of over 250 physicians, collaborates with Westchester Medical Center to provide a predominance of the pediatric medical services at the beautiful Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, the only tertiary and quaternary care children’s hospital in the region. BCHP also includes a network of 33 pediatric primary care practices serving the Hudson Valley region of NY and Fairfield County, Connecticut. BCHP is the number one provider of healthcare for children in the region and is proud to be part of the Boston Children’s Hospital network of care.

The Hudson Vallely locations provide a mix of urban, suburban, and rural settings to suit all living and social interests. The cultural, educational, and diverse communities from New York City to rural nature walks, parks, rivers, and oceans are easily accessible.

MFCH is a growing, busy, academic, teaching hospital. It is a level 1 trauma center where all pediatric subspecialties are represented, including an 18-bed PICU, 50+ bed NICU and outstanding nursing care throughout. The neurosciences program includes a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, Pediatric Neurosurgery, and collaboration with Adult Neurology with associated subspecialties, and Neuroradiology.

This key physician leadership role will direct all clinical, educational, and administrative activities of the division. Successful candidates for this position must demonstrate the ability to lead clinical, research, and educational programs, and collaborate with hospital and academic department partners.  

Our pediatric neurology division is rapidly growing and is the primary referral center for children with neurological disorders for inpatients at MFCH and outpatients in Westchester and surrounding Hudson Valley counties. We have strong hospital support, and our research portfolio and philanthropic support are all steadily growing. It is expected that the next division chief will be able to add additional faculty over the next few years and promote our goal of pediatric neurology and epilepsy fellowship programs and mentor junior faculty career opportunities. 

Please submit a complete curriculum vitae and letter of Shavette Oliver, at: The application receipt and review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

BCHP is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff, and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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