The Penn State Health Children’s Hospital has an opportunity for a Pediatric Epileptologist in our Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology to join our group under the leadership of Leslie Walker-Harding, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics and William Trescher, M.D., Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology.
What we’re seeking:
•BC/BE in Pediatric Neurology. •BC/BE in Epilepsy and/or Clinical Neurophysiology. •Completed fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy. •Experience with all aspects of epilepsy in children, including management of children with intractable epilepsy and evaluation of children for epilepsy surgery. •Developing or established record of scholarship.
What we’re offering:
•Leadership position in Pediatric Epilepsy •Non-tenure or tenure track appointments at the assistant/associate/professor level, dependent on qualifications. •Primary appointment in Pediatrics with a joint appointment in Neurology. •High quality academic and clinical program. •Opportunity to participate in resident and medical student education •The Penn State Health Children’s Hospital is the sole tertiary care pediatric center in South Central Pennsylvania, serving a pediatric population of approximately 1 million children. •Excellent Junior Faculty Development Program. •Competitive salary and attractive benefits package.
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital and the Penn State Hershey Medical Center
•The Division of Pediatric Neurology consists of 7 pediatric neurologists, a Pediatrician, a Nurse Practitioner, and a Dietician experienced in the management of the ketogenic and related diets for epilepsy. •The Department of Pediatrics has 175 faculty members across all specialties of Pediatrics. •The Department of Neurology has 28 neurologists, 5 basic scientists and 2 neuropsychologists. •The Department of Neurosurgery includes 3 pediatric neurosurgeons and an adult and pediatric epilepsy surgeon fellowship trained at the Cleveland Clinic. •The new freestanding Children’s Hospital, completed in 2013 has 125 beds, including 42 beds in the neonatal intensive care unit. A major expansion project is underway. •The hospitals are the major teaching facilities for the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, located in Hershey, PA.
Interested candidates please send CV and cover letter to Patty Shipton, FASPR, at email@example.com
Penn State Health Children's Hospital is a major pediatric referral center for Central Pennsylvania. The five-story Children's Hospital opened in 2013, which includes 128 beds, five pediatric-only operating rooms, a pediatric cardiac catheritization lab, blood bank, and pediatric cancer pavilion. Named a national leader in six pediatric specialties (cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, nephrolo...gy, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, and urology) in US News and World Report's 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospital rankings.