The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is seeking to hire a 12th Pediatric Nephrologist faculty member our very collegial group of pediatric nephrologists. The Emory + Children's Pediatric institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce.
This position is predominantly clinical, although there are many opportunities to engage in quality improvement, clinical research, and education. Providing outpatient care of kidney transplant patients will be one component of the job responsibilities, and thus we seek applicants who enjoy caring for pediatric kidney transplant recipients. However, there will be opportunities to engage in additional outpatient clinical activities that are of interest to the applicant. We average 25-30 pediatric kidney transplants per year and follow more than 200 kidney transplant recipients. We currently have two nephrologists who focus on the care of kidney transplant recipients.
Our division is very active clinically. We follow 40-50 pediatric dialysis patients. We have dedicated clinics for kidney transplantation, peritoneal dialysis, hypertension, transition of kidney transplant patients, and chronic kidney disease. We have an ACGME accredited fellowship program and currently have 4 superb clinical fellows and 1 research fellow, having initiated our program in July of 2007 amidst rapidly growing clinical and academic opportunities. The fellowship program is funded by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, our non-profit children’s hospital located on the Emory campus.
There are excellent opportunities for clinical research utilizing our NIH funded Pediatric Research Center within Children’s. There are cores for processing and storage of patient samples, grant writing, and statistical support. Our division has over 30 IRB approved protocols and is one of the most active pediatric nephrology clinical research programs in the United States.
Atlanta is a vibrant city with excellent entertainment, dining and sports activities. A transportation hub and home to many major corporations, Atlanta offers mild weather and affordable housing. Emory University is an EEO/AA employer.
Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.