The Stanford University School of Medicine is initiating a search for the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Physician-in-Chief for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. We would greatly appreciate your thoughts regarding people who would be appropriate for this position.
Stanford is directly adjacent to two internationally renowned hospitals: Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is a 311-bed hospital devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Its six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. It is also in the process of creating America’s most technologically advanced, family-friendly, and environmentally sustainable hospital for children and pregnant women. A $1 billion expansion, set to open in the summer of 2017, will add 521,000 square feet of building space and 149 new patient rooms for a total of 390 inpatient beds.
Stanford is seeking a person who combines proven leadership skills with an outstanding record of academic accomplishment, a dedication to excellence in the clinical, research, and educational missions of the department, an understanding of the complexity of academic medicine, and the creative vision to help shape the future of a dynamic department. More information about the department can be at: http://pediatrics.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It encourages and welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions and perspectives to the university’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.
Please send nominations, including the names and contact information, for individuals you believe should be considered by the search committee to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 1, 2015.
Thank you in advance for your help.
Cheryl Gore-Felton, PhD & Robert Harrington, M.D.
Search Committee Co-Chairs for the Department of Pediatrics