Breastfeeding Medicine

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Start date
Feb 8, 2024

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Internal Medicine
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Cleveland Clinic Childrens is currently recruiting a Breastfeeding Medicine physician to join our outpatient practice located in Akron, Ohio. The candidate would have the opportunity to become a part of an established, busy, and growing Breastfeeding Medicine program . The ideal candidate has clinical experience with and passion for helping breastfeeding/breast milk feeding dyads (examples include board certified pediatric, OB/GYN, and family medicine physicians). They are expected to work collaboratively to contribute to the Breastfeeding Medicine Clinics mission of providing comprehensive breastfeeding care and support to families along their lactation journey in addition to creating a culture that promotes, protects, and supports breastfeeding for our Cleveland Clinic patients, caregivers, and community. The ideal candidate advocates for patients, works well within a team, and looks for opportunities to constantly improve the patient experience by engaging different stakeholders. Also, the candidate will pursue the IBCLC (International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant) certification if not already obtained and will stay up to date on the newest evidence and Breastfeeding Medicine board certifications once meeting the qualifications to apply.

This opportunity will allow you to explore the professional advantages of becoming a part of one of the foremost, physician-led, health care organizations in the nation. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

The Community Health Strategy addresses the needs of our community across the continuum of life, working to include concepts of health equity, community voice, and preventive medicine at its core. As an anchor institution, Cleveland Clinic commits to hiring, buying, and investing locally. We also commit to taking steps to eliminate structural racism and increase our communitys trust in us as a partner in their health. We organize public health initiatives to address infant and maternal health, social and emotional wellness, and healthcare access across the lifespan of our patients.


Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the number two hospital in the country. In cardiology and cardiac surgery, we lead the nation.

Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 21 years in row in U.S. News and World Report. Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute and Digestive Disease Institute are ranked very near the top, and our specialties of orthopaedics, otolaryngology, nephrology, neurology/neurological surgery, rheumatology, pulmonary, endocrinology, gynecology, ophthalmology and geriatrics are each among America's ten best in their fields.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include cancer and psychiatry. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, with a unified medical campus in Weston, Florida, offering the full spectrum of care.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,000 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2015, they provided a total of 6.62 million visits. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Cleveland called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, Akron General Hospital and the soon to open Avon Hospital. With 4,450 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.

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