The goal of the fellowship is to provide specialized training in adult cardiac surgery beyond cardiothoracic surgery residency training. The Cardiothoracic Fellow will rotate at all Emory University Hospital campuses.
The Cardiothoracic Fellow will receive advanced training in and be responsible for the following knowledge areas and skills sets including, but not limited to:
- Within the first 4 months of the training: Become proficient in the preoperative evaluation of adult cardiac surgical patients, the management of intensive care patients, and the management of post-operative problems in adult cardiothoracic surgery. The fellow should gain an understanding of pathologic conditions causing myocardial ischemia and requiring myocardial revascularization and cardiac valve dysfunction. The fellow should become proficient in performing cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass, decannulation after termination of cardiopulmonary bypass and closing of the incisions in patients undergoing cardiac surgical procedures.
- Months 4-8 of training: Develop increasing knowledge in the management of pre-operative, peri-operative and post-operative problems in cardiac surgical patients; Develop increasing proficiency in myocardial revascularization procedures including the performance of proximal and distal anastomoses and the performance of internal mammary artery anastomoses, both on and off pump; develop skills in the performance of reoperative sternotomy procedures; develop knowledge of indications, pre-operative management, peri-operative management and post-management problems in cardiac valvular disease and should begin to develop operative skills in this area.
- Months 8-12: Refine skills in adult myocardial revascularization procedures performing triple and quadruple bypass procedures in non-reoperative patients with facility; Become an expert in reoperative sternotomies, both opening and closing. Participate as first assistant in the most complex cardiac procedures including multiple valve procedures combined with myocardial revascularization; Become facile with valve operations performing both aortic and mitral replacement and mitral valve repair procedures; Participate in aortic replacement and repair procedures and should develop specific knowledge in this specialized area.
- The fellow is expected to participate in bimonthly cardiothoracic surgical rounds, and weekly didactic lectures covering the entire range of cardiothoracic surgery using the Thoracic Surgery Director’s Association Comprehensive Cardiac Surgical Curriculum. Weekly cardiac surgical/cardiology conferences are held which are also mandatory for fellow attendance.
The fellow has the opportunity for research activity and indeed is expected to conduct one clinical research project per year to be presented at the end of the year at the fellow/resident research day. On this day each resident/fellow presents a clinical or laboratory research project to a visiting professor.
It is REQUIRED that all candidates possess the following credentials:
(1) Completion of an accredited cardiothoracic residency program;
(2) A current (or eligibility for) a Georgia medical license and DEA license;
(3) International candidates must have their H1B visa to be considered;
(4) USMLE Step 1-2;
(5) International medical graduates must have ECFMG Certification.
The Center for Childhood Infections and Vaccines (CCIV), a joint entity within Emory Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Children’s), invites applications for a tenure eligible position at all faculty ranks, in the broad area of pediatric immunology and infectious diseases (MD, DO, and/or PhD required).
The faculty appointment will be primarily in the Department of Pediatrics within the Emory University School of Medicine. We offer a highly interactive collegial research environment with state-of-the-art facilities, as well as proximity to and collaborations with the Emory Vaccine Center, Emory Lowance Center for Immunology, the Emory National Primate Research Center, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Clinical trial networks, including the Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) and IMPAACT, operate within the Department of Pediatrics.
Areas of particular interest relate to immune ontogeny, immune responses at the maternal-fetal interface, vaccinology and vaccine delivery. We particularly seek researchers that incorporate precision medicine, big data, and/or artificial intelligence approaches into their investigations. The candidate will be expected to bring an innovative, externally funded research program, as well as engage in cross-disciplinary initiatives. For candidates with an MD or DO, clinical service opportunities may be available in pediatric infectious diseases or other clinical divisions as appropriate.
Interested applicants should complete the online application, and attach their CV, research and diversity statements, as well as the names of 3 references. Inquiries can be sent to Dr. Ann Chahroudi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University have worked together since 1956, facilitating leading-edge pediatric research, training and innovation. Together, our partnership advances research and facilitates evidence-based quality care for children. The Emory Department of Pediatrics continues to be ranked in the top five pediatric departments in National Institutes of Health research funding.
This job opportunity is part of our ambitious $200M investment to substantially grow our team of world-class child health researchers. Click here to learn more about our plan to recruit 30 new researchers over the next five years.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Children’s) and Emory University Department of Pediatrics are seeking one full-time Pediatric Neuropsychologist (1.0 FTE) in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology. Our team is committed to providing high quality clinical care, building strong research collaborations, and offering varied training experiences. This neuropsychologist will conduct outpatient evaluations as well as potentially support our inpatient rehabilitation and/or epilepsy teams at the Scottish Rite campus. Opportunities for providing consultative services in outpatient medical clinics is also possible.
Our Pediatric Neuropsychology Team
The Department of Neuropsychology at CHOA is one of the largest in the Southeast region. Our team currently includes 13 neuropsychologists (9 whom are board certified), five pediatric psychologists (1 is board certified), four psychometrists, and an accredited training program. The Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (CIRU) and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) are located on the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Scottish Rite campus. Common diagnoses include acquired injuries (e.g., TBI, spinal cord injury, anoxic brain injury, stroke, abusive head trauma [AHT]), new onset illness (e.g., meningitis/encephalitis, brain tumors), as well as various neurodevelopmental and chronic neurological conditions (e.g., cerebral palsy, spina bifida, intractable epilepsy).
In general, our group sees patients with complex medical and neurological histories throughout development (birth to age 20) in different settings (inpatient, outpatient, clinics) at different time points (acute, chronic) covering various subspecialties. We currently have two providers and one psychometrist offering bilingual (Spanish/English) services. Primary referral sources include Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), and Cardiology. Access to psychometry support is provided and opportunities for collaborative research with established investigators are available. Our group has an APPCN-accredited postdoctoral fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology and an APA-accredited internship. Providers are involved in the supervision of trainees, including doctoral level graduate students (externs), interns, and fellows.
Requirements include a doctoral degree from an accredited (APA/CPA) training program and a formal postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology with an emphasis on pediatrics. Candidates should be license eligible in Georgia and hold (or be prepared to seek) board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP/ABCN). Our team is committed to providing resources for individuals from diverse backgrounds with bilingual (Spanish/English) providers and staff. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
This clinician will support and enhance the missions of the Emory + Pediatric Institute and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta by providing high quality patient care in an effective and efficient manner.
- Clinical Service:
- Conducts serial monitoring of cognitive status and recovery
- Provides brain injury education with caregivers throughout admission
- Consults and collaborates with the large multidisciplinary rehabilitation team
- Attends weekly rounds and team conferences
- Conducts neuropsychological evaluations to facilitate discharge planning and school re-entry
- Provides effective delivery of services appropriate to the patient’s specific needs and functional level, predominantly in the outpatient setting
- Completes intakes, screenings, and cognitive evaluations according to departmental standards
- Conceptualizes test findings to develop appropriate recommendations and therapeutic interventions
- Provides brain injury education to families and caregivers concerning neuropathology and management of neuropsychological deficits
- Communicates relevant information at the patient/family level of understanding
- Completes necessary documentation and ensures communication in a timely manner to facilitate patient care and appropriate reimbursement
- Bills appropriately for services in accordance with regulations set forth by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Provides supervision to allied health providers, trainees (externs, interns, fellows), psychometrists, and other staff, as appropriate
- Demonstrates commitment to continuous professional growth and improvement
- Contributes to efforts to promote high quality patient care, patient access, and high standards of safety throughout service provision
- Delivers competent patient care to patients from newborn to 20 years of age
- Demonstrates and practices family-centered care
- Identifies patient/family need for services from ancillary departments and provides follow-up and referral as necessary
- Collaborates with providers across and outside of the department to promote research endeavors and program development
- Actively supports and engages in collaborative research activities of interest
- Seeks additional opportunities to support and lead research efforts as time and interest allow
- Provides direct supervision for trainees (graduate students, interns/residents, fellows), ensuring adequate opportunities for training through teaching, patient contact, case review and research
- Participates in various didactic opportunities
- Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area and the organization overall
- Participates in activities that enhance professional development
- Participates in program development activities for the team, including research, quality, patient access, and/or patient experience initiatives
- Completes and maintains any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the assigned area
If deemed appropriate, employment may be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute with a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology. 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. Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence—driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.
The candidate will implement assays in human and NHP, including ISLA, STIP seq, MIP seq and Rainbow and train other members of the group to perform these assays. Candidate will be involved in TEA seq, a single cell multi-OMICs approach that measures transcriptomic profile, chromatin accessibility and protein markers. Candidate will be working with bioinformatic group to develop bioinformatics approach to combine single cell virological and immunological readouts.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred candidate should have a prior educational background in Immunology and Virology. Previous lab experience is a plus, particularly in rodent handling, immunology techniques, and cell culture, as well as basic lab administration. Organization and communication are essential. The selected candidate will receive training in a broad array of human immunology techniques, including flow-cytometry. The candidate will also can contribute to grant applications, publications, and collaborations with clinical and translational research groups.
The Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health (www.sph.emory.edu/eh) at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, is continuing a major faculty expansion in a multi-year search. We seek applications from established investigators for positions in both the tenure-track and clinical/research/teaching track with particular emphasis on climate change, environmental justice, environmental epidemiology, planetary health/one health, environmental -omics, implementation science, policy and communication, and data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence applications in environmental health. Candidates for senior positions should have a strong record of scholarship and teaching, a demonstrated ability to secure external funding, and an established, high-impact research program. A doctoral degree and experience in environmental health research are required. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.
The Department consists of 22 primary faculty, 20 joint faculty, and over 40 adjunct faculty, many affiliated with CDC. The Department has hired 13 faculty in the past several years and has achieved recognition for research programs in WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene), climate change, environmental epidemiology, toxicology, exposure science and risk analysis infectious, and environmental-omics. Multiple opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration in environmental health exist with other academic departments and with nearby institutions, including the CDC and Georgia Tech. The Rollins School of Public Health is recognized as one of the nation’s leading public health schools and enrolls over 1000 students in its graduate programs.
All interested candidates should submit interest online to include a CV, and Cover letter. and a research statment on existing and recent research support . All Inquiries can be sent to: email@example.com
Emory University’s Department of Surgery’s Division of Transplant Surgery seeks a full-time fellowship trained Liver Transplant Surgeon at the rank of Associate Professor or higher to join a robust team. Candidates will be considered based on their experience and long-term career interests.
Summary of Duties:
- Serve as a liver transplant surgeon for the Division of Transplant Surgery within the Department of Surgery with an active inpatient and outpatient practice, with coverage and practice responsibilities across Emory-owned and affiliated hospitals.
- Participate in efforts to provide outstanding clinical care, maintain/improve quality and patient safety, access to and management of clinical trials, and developing/refining innovative strategies in the field of adult abdominal transplant surgery.
- Have particular efforts focused in the areas of interest clinical or scientific research or quality improvement.
- Participate in committees, patient selection conference, peer review, present cases in the M&M case conferences, manage patient workups and procedures according department guidelines, and adopt any tools and/or technologies deemed part of the practice of abdominal transplant.
- Participate in clinical research within the Division as well as efforts to secure extramural funding.
- Participate in the education and mentorship of medical students, residents and fellows and other rotators through the transplant surgery service.
- Board certified in Surgery
- Completion of an ASTS fellowship in Abdominal Organ Transplant
- An abundance of experience in deceased donor, liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery and living donor liver transplantation.
- A valid, unrestricted medical license to practice medicine in the State of Georgia
- A controlled Substance Registration Drug Enforcement Administration Certificate
The Department of surgery, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.
The Department of Surgery of Emory University School of Medicine at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, is actively seeking 4 Acute Care Surgeons at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor academic ranks. This will be a full-time position with the Grady Health System Acute Care Surgery Service and an academic Emory School of Medicine appointment. The Service currently consists of 14 ACS surgeons.
Clinical responsibilities include trauma, emergency general surgery and surgical critical care coverage at Grady Memorial Hospital’s Marcus Trauma Center, an ACS verified Level I Trauma Center responsible for a population of 5,000,000 in northwest Georgia.
Additional responsibilities include supervision and teaching acute care surgery fellows, (currently 7 trauma/surgical critical care fellows in a two year program), Morehouse and Emory surgery residents, advanced practice providers and Medical/PA students. There are extraordinary opportunities for clinical, outcomes and translational research based on patient volumes, acuity, and external research funding within the Department. Candidates must be Board-eligible/certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. The ideal candidate will have completed a 2-year ACS fellowship, have a strong background and interest in research and/or have a MPH, MSc or similar degree. Qualified candidates should contact submit their curriculum vitae and a personal statement.
Board Certified Surgeon with post-graduate training
A valid, unrestricted medical license to practice medicine in the State of Georgia
A controlled Substance Registration Drug Enforcement Administration Certificate
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.
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Emory College of Arts and Sciences, founded in 1836, is Emory University’s primary undergraduate division with more than 5,600 students. Our intensive liberal arts curriculum is backed by all of the resources of one of the world's top research universities.
Emory College plays a critical role in supporting and expanding the liberal arts throughout the University and its nine undergraduate and professional schools. We are driven by our passions for inquiry and discovery, which are led by the College’s renowned 550-member faculty who bring their path-breaking research – and commitment to excellent teaching – to the classroom everyday.
With more than 50 departments and programs, 86 majors, and 63 minors, our students explore widely and dive deeply in rigorous courses of study that emphasize critical thinking, the nature of evidence from multiple perspectives and the ability to effectively reason and communicate. Our students are encouraged – and expected – to ask bold questions and expand the boundaries of knowledg
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad area of Cardiovascular Biology (MD and/or PhD required). Our high-volume clinical center is seeking motivated individuals who are passionate about altering the outcomes of patients with congenital heart disease. Our center is known for both advancements in basic science (developmental biology, 3D bioprinting of valves and vascular models, stem cell-based investigations of CHD and novel technologies aiding in detection and treatment of CHD) and for outcomes-based research. Our diverse faculty are dedicated mentors in these arenas. The ideal candidate would focus on areas of particular interest: outcomes-based research; computational exploration of potential surgical or transcatheter solutions in congenital heart disease; and/or artificial intelligence use in big data. Approaches that capitalize on exploration in outcomes or new approaches in heart transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, bioengineering, cardiac genetics, and cardio oncology are strongly encouraged. The candidate will be expected to develop an innovative, externally funded research program, as well as engage in cross-disciplinary research programs.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University have worked together since 1956, facilitating leading-edge pediatric research, training, and innovation. Together, our partnership advances research and facilitates evidence-based quality care for children. In 2020, the Emory Department of Pediatrics was the #1 ranked pediatric department in National Institutes of Health research funding.
This job posting is part of our ambitious $200M investment to substantially grow our team of world class child health researchers over the next five years. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with inquiries and for more information.
Interested applicants should should apply online and include their CV, research and teaching statements, as well as a diversity statement and the names of 3 references. Inquiries cand be sent to Michael Davis (email@example.com).
Join the dynamic and growing Emory Healthcare system (EHC) with more than 21,000 employees and 11 hospitals. Emory Healthcare is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia. Emory Healthcare has $3.3 billion in annual net revenue and $89.1 million in charity care. System-wide, it has 2,673 licensed patient beds, 2,800 physicians practicing in more than 70 specialties and serves metro Atlanta with 250 locations.
Positions are available at Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, and Emory Spivey Station.
Qualified applicants are board certified/board eligible in Gastroenterology and possess outstanding clinical, technical and interpersonal skills and training from top-rated institutions. Physicians with Emory Healthcare enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. Track and rank will be commensurate with experience.
The Department of Medicine, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.
The Emory University Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta are seeking a Pediatric Neurologist – Cerebral Palsy Specialist. We are expanding to meet the needs of the growing pediatric community. We are committed to giving children a bright future by providing the highest quality state-of-the-art clinical care and improving how we care for children through scientific research, as well as, training the next generation of leaders in pediatrics.
Our Pediatric Neurology Division
Our pediatric neurology team consists of 22 neurologists, soon to become 25 who are all faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics at the Emory School of Medicine, and we are looking to expand our division even further.
Emory Pediatric Neurology services are offered in collaboration with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, ranked as one of the best hospitals for children in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. The Pediatric Neurosciences Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is ranked 12th in the USA by USNWR and one of the largest in the country, handling more than 2,400 pediatric neurological inpatient cases and performing over 1,400 neurosurgeries each year.
The neurology faculty is involved with many clinical research studies ranging from clinical trials to basic and translational research. Faculty progress their career by collaborating with our adult neurology, Emory neurosciences program, Georgia Tech and Marcus autism center.
With the Center for Disease Control and Prevention nearby, there are many opportunities for collaborations on national and international projects as well.
Candidates must be board certified or eligible in pediatric neurology and must demonstrate excellent qualifications in education and clinicalcare. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and training.
Experience in respective clinical area
Experience in Cerebral Palsy
Graduate of an accredited, four-year medical school.l
Graduate of an accredited, post-graduate residency program in Pediatric Neurology.
Board Eligible/Board certified
Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia
Current DEA registrationl
BLS certification is required. PALS certification
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients and families and as a team member.
Meets eligibility requirements for credentialing as part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Professional Staff.
Demonstrates the following skills in accomplishing job duties and responsibilities:
- Personal organization and time management
- Human relations and teamwork
- Personal adaptability
- Personal motivation
- Provides patient care within the respective clinical area which complies with the Professional Staff Bylaws, rules andregulations and Children’s policies and procedures.
- Participates in and incorporates Quality Improvement and research findings into practice.
- Provides and/or serves as a resource for patient/family and staff education.
- Educate and assist trainees with medical decision making.
- Provides an authenticated report of all physician services rendered and maintains accurate and complete records in anacceptable manner.
- Completes necessary documentation and ensures timely communication to facilitate patient care and appropriatereimbursement.
- Actively responds to patient and clinical staff questions and requests.
- Participates in meetings/activities as required to support operations of the clinical area.
- Participates in activities that enhance professional development, complete and maintain certification in BLS, PALS, or NALS and maintains any additional specialty training/certifications as required by the area assigned.
- Performs other responsibilities as required.
Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. 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.
Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence—driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.
Staff Psychiatrist – Student Health Services
JOB DESCRIPION: Performs clinical psychiatry duties in the Student Health Psychiatry Service, including psychiatric diagnostic and treatment services to patients with psychiatric conditions. Prescribes medication and orders lab work and referrals when necessary. Collaborates with other Student Health Services providers as needed. Participates in Student Health Services staff meetings. Completes annual required mental health trainings, including cultural competency training and quarterly peer reviews. Maintains knowledge of best practices in clinical psychiatry. Reports to the Director of Psychiatry Services.
Coordination and Outreach Duties:
Works with other departments in the Division of Campus Life (e.g. Counseling and Psychological Services) and with other Emory University departments (e.g. Emory College, graduate and professional schools) to more effectively meet the needs of students and the university community. Serves on various committees, writes protocols and participates in campus outreach and other health education activities.
Department of Psychiatry Duties:
Supervises psychiatry residents and fellows as assigned at Student Health Services. Participates in on-call activities and teaching as part of the Department of Psychiatry. Performs related responsibilities as required.
Minimum Qualifications: A doctorate in medicine. Medical licensure to practice medicine in Georgia. Residency trained and board eligible or board certified in Psychiatry.
The Department of Orthopaedics at Emory University School of Medicine is seeking applications for two available faculty positions at the Associate Professor and Professor level on the tenure-eligible track to complement their multidisciplinary musculoskeletal research program. Successful candidates will join a vibrant team of independent musculoskeletal researchers who lead various aspects of bone homeostasis and repair, muscle biology and volumetric muscle loss, spine development, and degenerative diseases as well as joint development and inflammatory diseases. Candidates with a specific focus on systems biology, epigenetics, forward genetics, developmental biology and stem cell biology would be given priority.
This position will practice at our facility at Emory Musculoskeletal Research Center .
Successful candidates are expected to sustain a nationally recognized and federally funded research program in one or more of the above focus areas in musculoskeletal research. They will also be expected to develop collaborations with clinician scientists in the Department of Orthopaedics and within the musculoskeletal research community. They will also be encouraged to interact with broader collaborative community of researchers at Emory University as well as other partnering institutions.
Generous start-up funds and laboratory space will be provided with a primary appointment in the Department of Orthopaedics and a secondary appointment in an appropriate basic science Department within Emory School of Medicine.
While these positions are not focused on teaching, participation in the overall education mission of the University will be highly recommended.
The Porter lab in the Department of Pediatrics (Leukemia & Lymphoma) studies mechanisms of leukemogenesis, with a focus on immune evasion. We are recruiting a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on a grant funded, translational research project on a newly described immune checkpoint. Experience with flow cytometry and animal handling is preferred, but training may be provided for an individual with other outstanding qualifications, such as bioinformatics expertise. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to assist in manuscript and grant writing as part of their career development training. The Porter lab is one of several in the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, which is one of the largest pediatric cancer centers in the country. The research environment at Aflac is very rich, with broad expertise, several other leukemia focused labs, a large leukemia biorepository and bioinformatics support. The Porter lab also has access to sequencing data from the Aflac Precision Medicine Program, a major initiative to apply various “omics” to high-risk childhood tumors.
Ideal candidates will have a PhD in cancer biology, immunology or related field and be able to work relatively independently. Experience with flow cytometry and animal handling is preferred. Skills in bioinformatics are desirable as well. Candidates should be motivated, detail oriented and have strong interpersonal communication skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
The Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging of Emory University has openings for a 1-year PET combined clinical-research fellowship starting July 1, 2022. The Department of Radiology maintains an excellent academic environment with a strong commitment to research and teaching in a wide range of disciplines. The fellowship will combine clinical PET training with the potential for protected research time and an opportunity to work with novel PET radiotracers among many other clinical and research possibilities. Clinical duties may include on-call responsibilities as well as additional duties covering a nuclear medicine service at one of the teaching institutions of Emory. Radionuclide therapy procedures using non-sealed sources are part of nuclear medicine clinical responsibilities. A new purpose designed theranostic center is opening at Emory University Hospital Midtown in the summer of 2023 integrated with a multi-disciplinary GI/GU clinic. For the qualified candidate, there may be an option to create a personalized program, which could include body imaging as well as general and cardiac nuclear medicine rotations. An option for a second year of fellowship experience may also be considered at the discretion of the Fellowship Director and Division Director. There are 8 full time physicians in Nuclear Medicine. There are also 12 dedicated research faculty including 11 PhDs and 1 MD among six translational and basic science laboratories.
The equipment at the Emory University affiliated nuclear medicine departments includes state-of-the-art imaging and computer systems. Each institution has several imaging systems including SPECT and SPECT/CT and specialized computer facilities. Emory has a PET Center, including two PET/CT scanners and a PET/MR as well as PET/CTs at Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory St. Josephs Emory Johns Creek, Grady Memorial Hospital, and the VA Medical Center. Additional research instruments include dedicated research PET/CT, a micro PET/CT preclinical scanner, a multispectral in-vivo fluorescence imaging system, and a cyclotron located in a new research building. Research opportunities are available for fellows in both clinical and basic research; research is required and is tailored to the individual's long-term goals. Research facilities include state-of-the-art cyclotron and radiochemistry services, animal imaging research laboratories utilizing PET-CT and a wide variety of other resources. The Division is integrally involved in research conducted by Emory University School of Medicine faculty, including close collaboration with colleagues in Radiology, Cardiology and the Winship Cancer Institute. Currently, there are active clinical research programs involving new PET and single-photon radiotracers, therapeutics, Y-90 microsphere therapy, and many other projects involving translational medicine. Protected research time may be available depending on clinical needs and research progress, and meeting time to attend professional conferences may be available.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have completed a nuclear medicine or radiology residency and be either board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine or The American Board of Radiology. Applicants must be eligible for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Georgia. Requirements for a Georgia medical license are listed at: http://medicalboard.georgia.gov/-
The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging is offering a one-year fellowship in diagnostic and procedural orthopedic imaging which emphasizes clinical service, resident teaching, and scholarly activity.
The division is comprised of experienced and highly skilled faculty members who provide orthopedic imaging interpretation and consultation for the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Georgia Tech, Emory University collegiate athletes, and for high school and recreational athletes around the area.
The fellowship program emphasizes continuing education and strongly encourages participation in scholarly endeavors. The fellowship program offers protected research time to fellows with approved scholarly projects. All fellows will participate in weekly case conferences and recurring multidisciplinary conferences (sarcoma, peripheral nerve, sports arthroscopy/MR correlation, and foot and ankle), in addition to spending time teaching residents.
The division provides diagnostic and procedural ultrasound services for the departments of Rheumatology and Orthopaedics and its Division of Sports Medicine, and the Peripheral Nerve Clinic. We also have a growing MR neurography service.
We strive to prepare individuals for an academic or subspecialized private practice career. The fellowship program provides training in radiography, CT, MR, and ultrasound imaging interpretation of bone, joint, soft tissue, and spine pathology. There will be a significant number of image-guided procedures performed including image-guided joint injections, peripheral nerve blocks, joint aspirations, and biopsies of the spine, tumors of bone and soft tissue. Image guidance is performed using CT, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy. At Grady Hospital, a Level I trauma center, there is a significant emphasis on musculoskeletal-related trauma care that fellows may take part in.
Our department works closely with the robust orthopedic oncology practice at Emory and participates in the weekly multidisciplinary sarcoma conference. There are periodic multidisciplinary conferences related to sports medicine and peripheral neuropathy. Fellows will interpret images acquired on various state-of-the-art CT units. Those units include the new, low-dose Carestream Cone Beam CT that allows for 3D imaging and weight-bearing studies with walk-in entry, the 1.5T and 3T MRI units and the Siemens Magnetom Skyra 3T MR imager for 3D imaging of joints and the spine. Fellows will also make use of ultrasound and fluoroscopy units for diagnostic and procedural cases.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have completed or be scheduled to complete a US or Canadian accredited diagnostic radiology residency prior to July 1 of the fellowship year. Qualified applicants must hold an MD degree or equivalent and meet requirements for medical licensure in the state of Georgia.
Emory University, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is offering a full-time one year Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship. Fellows will gain experience in chest radiography, chest CT, CT/MR vascular imaging, cardiac MR and cardiac CT. Rotations will take place at several Emory University Hospitals and Grady Memorial Hospital. Fellows will be exposed to a diverse patient population with exposure to interstitial lung disease, lung transplantation, advanced cardiothoracic surgery, trauma and indigent care.
The Division of Cardiothoracic Imaging has various weekly/monthly clinical conferences and has a close working relationship with cardiology, pulmonary medicine, vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery services. Emory Healthcare is continuously upgrading with state-of-the-art equipment, including dual source Somatom Definition Flash 128-slice CT scanners, multiple Siemens and GE 64-slice CT scanners, and Siemens 1.5-T Avanto and 3-T Trio MRI scanners. Excellent research and teaching opportunities are available for the fellows. Fellows will be well qualified for either academic or private practice positions upon completion of this fellowship. The ideal candidate will have a track record for academic productivity and desire for professional advancement.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be ABR Board-certified or eligible, complete a US or Canadian residency program and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted Georgia medical license.
Emory University, School of Medicine and affiliated hospitals has position openings in our Breast Imaging fellowship for July 2024. We follow the revised curriculum of the American College of Radiology/Society of Breast Imaging. As imaging is the foundation for a multidisciplinary approach for breast care, the fellow will be integrated into the Emory Breast Health Care Team which includes breast surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, breast pathologists, and an array of nurse navigators, nurses, nurse practitioners, technologists, and support staff. For all involved, empathetic, evidence-based patient care and interaction are emphasized and practiced. Breast imaging fellows will actively participate in weekly multidisciplinary breast conferences at all hospitals where they rotate, interpret screenings and diagnostic mammograms including digital tomosynthesis, perform and interpret breast ultrasound exams and interpret breast MRIs. Breast Imaging fellows will attain proficiency in breast interventional procedures including all forms of pre-operative localization, ultrasound-guided biopsy, MRI-guided breast biopsy, stereotactic biopsy (prone and upright units), and abscess drainage.
Digital mammography with tomosynthesis is used at all Emory Breast Imaging Centers. Other equipment include upright and prone stereotactic biopsy tables, DBT-guided biopsy, an array of vacuum-assisted and automated breast biopsy devices, and ultrasound with elastography capability. Radioactive seed and radiofrequency marker placement are being employed at the Emory Breast Imaging Centers. The breast fellowship also involves teaching medical students and residents. Research opportunities are available and encouraged and research time will be allocated to those with approved projects and demonstrable progress.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have completed or be scheduled to complete an ACGME (American) or RCPSC (Canadian) accredited diagnostic radiology residency prior to July 1 of the fellowship year. Qualified applicants must hold an MD degree or equivalent and meet requirements for medical licensure in the state of Georgia.-56280BR
Emory University, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is offering a full-time one year Abdominal Imaging Fellowship that involves a combination of supervised, progressively more complex and independent patient evaluation and management and formal educational activities. The fellowship position entails provision of care commensurate with the housestaff physician’s level of advancement and competence, under the general supervision of appropriately privileged attending teaching staff.
Participation in patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, safe and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.
Developing an understanding of established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate (e.g. epidemiological and social-behavior) sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care.
Developing an understanding of the ethical, socioeconomic and medical/legal issues that affect graduate medical education and of how to apply cost containment measures in the provision of patient care.
Participation in the investigation and evaluation of their patient care practices, appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence, toward the goal of improvement of their patient care practices.
Demonstration of interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange with patients, patient’s families, and all levels of professional associates.
Demonstration of a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population as well as an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value.
Participation in the educational activities of the training program and, as appropriate, assumption of responsibility for teaching and supervising other residents and students, and participation in institutional orientation and educational programs and other activities involving clinical staff.
Participation in institutional committees and councils to which the housestaff physician is appointed or invited; and
Performance of the duties in accordance with the established practices, procedures and policies of the institution, and those of its programs, clinical departments and other institutions to which the housestaff physician is assigned; including, among others, state licensure requirements for physicians in training where these exist.
Coverage responsibilities and hours of duty may vary slight when assigned to various facilities, which include:
Emory University Hospital (EUH)
Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM)
Emory St Joseph’s Hospital (ESJH)
Grady Memorial Hospital (GMH)
All interpreted cases are reviewed with an attending radiologist prior to finalization. All interventional procedures done during the day are supervised by either an attending radiologist or an advanced practice provider (APP) with attending oversight. All procedures done on call are supervised by an attending radiologist.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have completed or be scheduled to complete a US or Canadian accredited diagnostic radiology residency prior to July 1 of the fellowship year. Qualified applicants must hold an MD degree or equivalent and meet requirements for medical licensure in the state of Georgia.
The Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics is seeking a Chief of Service and General Obstetrics and Gynecology Division Director at Grady, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine.
The Emory Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics provides full scope of obstetrics services for patients at Grady Memorial Hospital and is also a Regional Perinatal Center for the state of Georgia. We provide outpatient care for both routine and high-risk pregnancies, as well as run inpatient antepartum and postpartum services as well as an OB Triage unit. Grady Memorial Hospital is the only Level 1 trauma center in Atlanta, and the obstetric service offers obstetric intensive care as well as arranges transport for high-risk maternal and fetal patients from across the region, including placenta accreta spectrum patients.
The Grady Perinatal Center provides antepartum fetal testing and routine obstetric scans, and the obstetric service offers procedures including Cesarean sections, External Cephalic Versions, forceps, vacuum deliveries, as well as amniocentesis and cerclage. Grady Memorial Hospital is one of the main teaching sites for the Emory Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Residency, and both faculty and resident are in-house for Labor and Delivery coverage 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and maternal-fetal-medicine subspecialists are available day and night Additionally, our service provides Nurse Midwifery services, both in the ambulatory setting at some of the Grady Neighborhood Health Centers and in the ambulatory clinics at Grady, as well as inpatient services on the labor and delivery, OB Triage, and postpartum units. The Nurse Midwives also facilitate Centering group prenatal care.
Grady Memorial Hospital is a nationally renowned tertiary care hospital located in downtown Atlanta. It is one of the busiest trauma hospitals in the country and the only Level 1 trauma center in Atlanta metro area. The hospital also has a large center devoted to care for burns, advanced comprehensive stroke, cancer and women’s health. Grady is a public academic hospital and cares for a diversity of patients with a commitment to the underserved. Emory Gynecology & Obstetrics at Grady consists of six divisions: 21 faculty, 10 fellows, and 6 advanced practice providers.
Duties and Responsibilities
Chief of Service at Grady, Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine
- Coordinate clinical service activities with those of other organizational units and report to the Medical Executive Committee (MEC), board, administration, and nursing services for issues pertaining to or affecting the clinical service.
- Assure that a robust physician performance improvement program (including OPPE/FPPE and Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QA/PI)) and Morbidity and Mortality is operative within the clinical service.
- Assist with the credentialing and medical staff appointment process and ensure timely completion of medical records and support documentation improvement efforts.
- Develop collaborative relationships with hospital clinical service managers and administrators (e.g. budgeting process, clinical service delivery, and administrative processes).
- Support Grady Health Systems operational and clinical improvement initiatives.
- Serve as Chair of the Grady Hospital System Mortality Committee.
- Work collaboratively on quality goals with Morehouse Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Grady.
Division Director, General OB/GYN at Grady
- Represent Emory’s Division of General Gynecology at Grady and Emory’s surgical specialties on the Executive OR Committee.
- Provide oversight and share best practices among other surgical service chiefs (General Surgery, Otolaryngology, Urology) from both the Emory and Morehouse services.
- Participate in Grady initiatives such as Care Logistics, representing all surgical services from the Perioperative perspective.
- Demonstrate leadership and facilitate interpersonal relationships among surgeon chiefs and other chiefs of services at Grady.
- Assist in preparation of the quarterly Peri-operative services meetings to improve quality of care for patients requiring operative services.
- Create a culture that encourages faculty promotion by prioritizing development and engagement through clinical research, national service, and scholarly publication.
- Develop the division’s faculty with emphasis on delivering evidence-based patient-centered care and encouraging growth in other aspects of the academic mission including teaching and research.
- Participate in the direct supervision and training of faculty, residents, and medical students.
- Graduate of an accredited ACGME obstetrics and gynecology residency
- ABOG board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Meet criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges
- Qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor at Emory University School of Medicine
- Licensure by the Georgia Composite Medical Board will be required prior to commencement of employment
- Demonstrated leadership skills necessary to complement and expand the existing clinical and academic programs
- At least four years of leadership experience of department leadership experience including operational experience
- Prior experience working in public hospitals that serve a diverse patient population
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics:
For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause. Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University’s School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities.
As part of a university-based health care system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women.
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research