Provide clinical care to pediatric patients in general genetics as well as biochemical genetics. Clinical service will encompass outpatient clinics (including outreach work) and inpatient attending (as well as inpatient consultations both at the American Family Children's Hospital and our two community hospitals). Teaching will include clinical teaching, classroom, small group and lectures to a variety of learners. Research in an area of interest to the candidate is expected.
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting for a full-time medical geneticist to join its growing program in the CHS or Tenure track at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor. Candidates will be expected to have completed or to be on track to complete residency training in medical genetics. Fellowship training in biochemical genetics is preferred, as is experience in an academic medical center and a desire to incorporate teaching to a variety of learners into clinical practice, and a strong interest in clinical research or scholarly activity. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in medical genetics.
The 111-bed American Family Children’s Hospital is the only facility in Madison exclusively devoted to the care and treatment of children, and receives tertiary referrals from throughout the state. Genetics clinics are operated through a partnership between AFCH and the Waisman Center’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and is an integral component of the newly formed Center for Genomic and Precision Medicine. The Division of Genetics and Metabolism has a current complement of 11 faculty (including 8 MDs with clinical activity), 9 genetic counselors, 1 RN, and 4 metabolic dieticians. Members of the division direct accredited training programs in genetic counseling, medical genetics, biochemical genetics, clinical cytogenetics and molecular genetics. The Department of Pediatrics has 175 faculty and offers a full range of pediatrics subspecialty care. The University is known for its beautiful lakeside setting, a top-rate record federal research funding and excellence in teaching both at the undergraduate level and in the Medical School. The city of Madison (pop. 255,000) boasts a high quality of life including the state capitol, excellent schools, fine residential areas, low crime, clean air and abundant recreational and cultural opportunities.
The UW School of Medicine and Public Health offers students, educators and researchers access to all of the benefits of a preeminent public research university. In addition, the school has strong partnerships with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, whose programs are consistently ranked among the best in the nation; and the UW Health, one of the 10 largest physician practice groups in the country. These relationships afford students, teachers and researchers opportunities available only at top ranked academic medical centers
Degree and area of specialization:
M.D. or equivalent, completion of U.S. pediatric residency and genetics/biocehmical fellowship programs
WI medical licensure; BE/BC in genetics and/or biochemical genetics
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Completion of ACGME-accredited pediatrics and medical genetics residency programs. Candidates for associate professor (CHS) rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS track.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 91977
About University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
Recognized as an international, national and statewide leader in educating physicians, investigating the causes of disease, exploring innovative solutions to medical problems and translating research into compassionate patient care, UW School of Medicine and Public Health seeks to attract the very best students, educators and researchers in pursuit of our mission. Through programs that are interdisciplinary and translational, we are at the vanguard of today's medicine and tomorrow's cures. We are in the midst of an ambitious project building new research facilities on the UW-Madison campus, ensuring that our tradition of innovative medical education and research continues.
The American Family Children's Hospital is a complete children's medical and surgical center with a pediatric intensive care unit, an internationally recognized transplant surgery program, a children's cancer center and a family-friendly atmosphere located in Madison, WI. The eight-story, 111-bed facility that opened August 2007. The inpatient rooms average over 250 square feet. Other areas such as classroom space, Child Life play areas, and patient/family spaces have been considerably expanded from the old ...building. The goal was to create a unique child-friendly architectural look and feel, an element that contributes to the healing of children.
Madison boasts excellent public schools, a world-class university and the State Capitol, and has been on numerous lists of "most Livable Cities" in part because of its beautiful lakes and healthy lifestyles.