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Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Number: 98656
The Emory University Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta are seeking to hire our 14th and 15th BC/BE pediatric nephrologists to join our very collegial group of pediatric nephrologists.
Job DescriptionThese positions are predominantly clinical, although there are many opportunities to engage in quality improvement, clinical research, and education.
Division of Pediatric Nephrology Our division is very active clinically. We average 25-30 pediatric kidney transplants per year and follow more than 200 kidney transplant recipients. We follow 40-50 chronic pediatric dialysis patients. We have dedicated clinics for kidney transplantation, peritoneal dialysis, hypertension, transition of kidney transplant patients, lupus and chronic kidney disease. Our ACGME accredited fellowship program was founded in 2007 and we currently have six superb fellows. Since 2006, our program has grown from two faculty and one APP to 13 faculty, six APPs and six fellows. Our faculty hold leadership positions in ASPN, AAP, AST, CKiD, and CureGN. The Division has been ranked in the top ten of US News for the last 8 years.
Children's Healthcare of AtlantaThe fellowship program is funded by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, our non-profit children's hospital. Children's is currently building a beautiful, 19-story hospital on more than 70 acres that will include a clinic building (already completed) and over 20 acres of greenspace. Children's will have over 800 beds when the new hospital opens in 9/2024. The new hospital will include a dedicated transplant clinic and a dialysis unit. https://www.choa.org/give/vision/future-campus
Academic OpportunitiesThere are excellent opportunities for clinical research utilizing our NIH funded Pediatric Research Center within Children's. There are cores for processing and storage of patient samples, grant writing, and statistical support. Our division has over 30 IRB approved protocols and five full-time research coordinators; it is one of the most active pediatric nephrology clinical research programs in the United States. There is also institutional support for informatics, quality improvement, and educational scholarship.
AtlantaAtlanta is a vibrant and diverse city with excellent entertainment, dining and sports activities. A transportation hub and home to many major corporations, Atlanta offers mild weather and affordable housing when compared to many other cities.
Interested candidates should apply online. For inquiries and questions please contact Larry Greenbaum, Division Director of Pediatric Nephology, at Lgreen6@emory.edu if you are interested in the position.
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.