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Children’s Mercy – Kansas City 

The Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy (CM) seeks a creative and scholarly leader to serve as Division Director of Adolescent Medicine and Medical Director of the Adolescent Medicine Program at CM. The Division Director will lead the clinical, educational, research and quality missions of a comprehensive academic Adolescent Medicine program. The Division Director will be responsible for establishing collaborative ties with the whole of the pediatric enterprise to ensure the welfare and improve the health of the children in the region. This is a clinical faculty position offering an academic appointment at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine, rank to be commensurate with experience. Children’s Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply.

The foremost quality necessary for this position is vision for the field of Adolescent Medicine. Other desired characteristics include a track record of: 1) developing young clinicians into future leaders in pediatrics; 2) participation in academic infrastructure and finances; 3) leadership experience or potential in a high volume, diverse Adolescent Medicine service; 4) collaborating successfully with hospital and medical partners in managing Adolescent Medicine’s workflow while maintaining the highest value of care; and 5) developing a culture of high team accountability and professionalism. The individual selected for this position will be a strategic and highly communicative leader who is a MD/DO or MD/DO/PhD and who is board certified in Adolescent Medicine. As Adolescent Medicine Division Director, the individual reports to the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics.

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