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Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Number: 80136
About the Opportunity
The Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, with the Emory+Children's Pediatric Institute (Emory University School of Medicine + Children's Healthcare of Atlanta) is looking for a Pediatric Neurologist with special expertise in epilepsy/neurophysiology to join an academic/clinical team at an Assistant/Associate Professor level. The successful candidate will become an active member of the pediatric neurology clinical care team; contributing to the area of Epilepsy and neurophysiology and developing expertise as a clinical researcher. Epileptologists participate in the teaching of Neurology Residents and Epilepsy Fellows as well as staffing a 12 bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Fast Access Neurology clinics and reading LTVM/EEG studies. Childrens has several epilepsy sub specialty clinical programs in Ketogenic diet, genetic epilepsy, Infantile Spasms/epileptic encephalopathy, psychogenic non epileptic events (PNEE) and Epilepsy Surgery. The successful candidate can be part of the any existing programs or can develop his/her own niche.
The Pediatric Neurosciences Program is part of the Brain Health Center at Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta and ranked 1st in the Southeast and 12th in the USA by U.S. News & World Report. It is one of the largest programs in the country, handling more than 2,400 pediatric neurological inpatient cases and performing over 1,400 neurosurgeries each year.
About Emory+Childrens Pediatric Institute
Childrens is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Georgia and one of the largest in the country, serving nearly 400,000 unique patients each year with 638 licensed beds. Children's has state-of-the-art facilities and technology, an electronic medical record, voice recognition software and access to more than 60 pediatric sub-specialties. As one of the top Childrens hospital in the nation, Childrens has been listed as one of Fortune magazines 100 best places to work for 13 consecutive years.
Emory's Department of Pediatrics is ranked number 3 in research funding by the National Institutes of Health. For interested candidates, there are lots of research opportunities available with Emory neurosciences, Georgia Tech, adult neurology and CDC. Working together, the Emory+Childrens Pediatric Institute supports the ongoing professional and leadership development of physicians while maintaining a healthy balance between academics and clinical work and rewarding excellence and productivity in both.
Emory + Childrens offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program. The Department offers a courtesy scholarship, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in clinical programs, translational or basic research and to thrive as educators.
Interested individuals should apply online, and send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Satya Gedela, M.D, Chief, Neurology, Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. The Emory + Childrens Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Childrens 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 excellencedriven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.