Pediatric Endocrinology, Associate Clinical Director
This Position: We are seeking a board-certified, academic pediatric endocrinologist with at least 10 years of in clinical and investigational endocrinology to assume a leadership position in a large and rapidly growing endocrinology group. Although a successful candidate will be called on to perform a combination of administrative, academic, and clinical activities, the exact proportions of these duties will depend on the applicant’s interests, experience and expertise. Candidates with specific interests in adrenal gland function, disorders of sexual development and with the ability to design and conduct clinical and translational research are especially preferred.
The Division is composed of 10 pediatric endocrinologists, 1 psychologist, 4 nurse practitioners, 5 certified diabetes educators, 2 social workers, and a team of 18 administrative and nursing support personnel. Six pediatric endocrinology fellows participate in both clinical and academic activities. Emory’s Department of Pediatrics in ranked 5th in the country for NIH funding. Laboratory space is available in the Department and access to an extensive array of Core Laboratory services is available. A staff of 6 clinical research staff support investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored trials.
Clinical: Our group offers comprehensive tertiary care to children with diabetes and endocrine diseases. We conduct over 10,000 inpatient and outpatient visits per year at 9 sites. We offer specialized clinics for children with Turner Syndrome, metabolic bone disease, transgender identity, hyperlipidemia, brain tumor, thyroid cancer, cancer survivorship, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, and post-transplant diabetes. The Center for Advanced Pediatrics (CAP) is a 260,000 sq. ft., 8-story tower that will house the endocrine and diabetes clinics and a Pediatric Research Center. Starting in August, 2018, it will be the hub of the Division’s clinical, clinical research, and teaching activities. Plans are now being made for a new 440+ bed hospital adjacent to the CAP. (www.choabreakingnewground.org )