The Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) and Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) are seeking a board certified / board eligible physician to join its Pediatric Palliative Care team. The academic appointment at MCW will be commensurate with experience.
About Medical College of Wisconsin:
MCW is a private, academic institution located with its key clinical partners on a beautiful, fully integrated campus in west suburban Milwaukee. MCW’s mission is to be a national leader in the education and development of the next generation of physicians and scientists, to discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical sciences, to provide “cutting edge,” interdisciplinary and compassionate clinical care of the highest quality and to improve the health of the country and the communities we serve. MCW has more than 1,200 physicians on its full-time faculty providing patient care through the MCW’s physician group practice composed of MCW physicians providing care in every specialty of medicine.
Milwaukee, a community of 1,500,000 on the shore of Lake Michigan, is an outstanding city recognized for cultural diversity, excellent quality of life, easy commutes, a stable economy and a strong sense of community. Education is a priority: the school systems are highly rated and numerous colleges and universities are located in the area. Four-season outdoor recreational opportunities abound.
About Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin:
The Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is one of the nation’s top pediatric facilities. CHW is a 306-bed pediatric hospital and ACS Level I Pediatric Trauma Center that provides comprehensive care for neonates, infants, children, adolescents and adults with congenital disease. It is one of the busiest pediatric hospitals in the nation, with 73 NICU beds, 72 PICU beds (including 24 CICU beds and 48 medical/surgical beds), 24,000 annual admissions and more than 20,000 surgical procedures annually. The PICU has over 300 annual admissions and our Division consists of 28 physicians and 18 critical care advanced practice providers.
In 2013, Parents magazine rated CHW No. 4 in the nation in its “Best Children's Hospitals” survey. The hospital is designated a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a national honor that recognizes nursing excellence. CHW is the home of The Herma Heart Center. Heart care at CHW was ranked #5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their 2014-15 Best Children's Hospitals Report and has received the Society of Thoracic Surgery 3 Star rating.
About Children’s Specialty Group:
Children’s Specialty Group is the largest pediatric group practice in Wisconsin, and consists of more than 500 physicians and advanced practice providers in approximately 34 specialties who practice at CHW and outreach clinics throughout Wisconsin. It comprises approximately one third of the clinical faculty of MCW. It is a separate 503c entity and a joint venture of MCW and CHHS.
Eligible candidates should have an MD or equivalent and be board certified / board eligible in Pediatric Palliative Care
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