As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.
The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Minnesota is seeking a full- time board certified Pediatric Endocrinology physician for a full-time position as Division Director. The candidate will be eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level.
About the Appointment:
- The Director will be responsible for the research, education, and clinical service missions of the Division. The Division currently consists of 10 faculty members (MD, MD/PhD, and PhD), along with one Advanced Practice Provider, six clinical nurse coordinators and a full complement of research staff.
- Pediatric endocrinology is a strategic priority of the University of Minnesota Medical School, building on a legacy of clinical and bench science in the field.
- The incoming Director will leverage the extraordinary scientific opportunities to collaborate with the Clinical Translational Science Institute, the Office of Clinical and Academic Affairs, the Stem Cell Institute, the Center for Immunology, the Center for Translational Medicine, the Islet Cell Transplant Program and the Center on Pediatric Obesity Medicine.
- The Director will set the vision for the next scientific era in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, while embracing the legacy of mentorship, training and outstanding clinical care.
- The leader will sustain and grow relationships with community partners and philanthropists.
About the Division:
The clinical program at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital (UMMCH) is a free-standing hospital recognized as one of the best in the country. The pediatric program works closely with the adult program and combined we have over 30 open clinical trials. UMMCH offers state-of-the-art facilities with access to more than 50 subspecialities and convenient family-centered services. The division supports a 3-year ACGME accredited fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology with an NIH funded T32 Training Grant. The Division’s scientific laboratories focus on diabetes, islet cell transplantation immunology, cystic fibrosis related pancreatic insufficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia and related disorders, and innovative therapies for diabetes. The division has over $3.42 million in sponsored direct cost expenditures in fiscal year 2018. Comprising only 5% of the total Pediatrics faculty, the Division incurred 13% of the Department’s sponsored expenditures in FY 2018.
- Graduate of an accredited ACGME Pediatric Endocrinology fellowship training program
- Board certified in Pediatric Endocrinology
- Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure
- Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota
- Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges
The successful candidate will have:
- At least eight years of experience in Pediatric Endocrinology with evidence of institutional leadership experience
- An established extramurally-funded independent research program as a principal investigator
- A track record of peer-reviewed publications in pediatric endocrinology
Record of scholarly accomplishment; ability to lead by example; demonstrated successful administrative experience is an academic health care system; innovative understanding of clinical operations; ability to manage significant financial and operating budgets; outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; emotional intelligence; evidence of being an excellent educator and mentor; effective problem resolution and decision making; commitment to creating an inclusive academic environment.
An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through University of Minnesota employment site.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships:
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
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UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.