The Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (UB), Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is actively recruiting a full-time faculty physician in the Division of Genetics. The successful applicant will be an academic physician who will exhibit a balanced commitment of clinical care, education and clinical or bench research. The candidate will hold a medical degree and be board-eligible/certified in Medical Genetics.
The Division of Genetics runs an active outpatient metabolism, dysmorphology and genetic counseling program, while supporting the inpatient units, the Maternal Fetal Center and multidisciplinary clinics at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB). The division has three BC MDs, one BC PhD, one RD, one clinical study coordinator and two BC genetic counselors.
This year’s relocation of WCHOB, renamed the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, and the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus will promote strong interactions with the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC), the Institute for Healthcare Informatics and the New York State Center of Excellence for Bioinformatics and Life Sciences – including the Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics, Center for Computational Research and Hunter James Kelly Research Institute. This proximity provides outstanding research opportunities in metabolism, genetics, genomics and bioinformatics. For more information about the new hospital please visit www.wchob.org/oishei.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has recently received the CTSA award and is building a new downtown medical school on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus scheduled to open fall 2017. This multidisciplinary clinical environment will provide better access to higher-quality care, including innovations in preventative medicine, and will support critical research programs. To learn more, please visit www.medicine.buffalo.edu.
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) is a consortium of the region’s premier health care, life sciences research and medical education institutions, all located on 120 acres in downtown Buffalo. The BNMC is dedicated to the cultivation of a world-class medical campus for clinical care, research, education and entrepreneurship. Premier clinical and research facilities including Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the new Gates Vascular Institute (GVI), and Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC), and Buffalo General Medical Center (BGMC) are all located in the BNMC. Also located in BNMC are the University at Buffalo Health Institute for Informatics and the Center of Excellence.
GVI and CTRC are the result of a $291 million facility created by the partnership between Kaleida Health and University at Buffalo. It enhances synergy between clinicians and UB researchers to deliver state of the art clinical care, discover breakthroughs and spin-off new biotechnology businesses and new professional opportunities. The facility is also directly connected to BGMC. These collective buildings house a brand new emergency department, a new helipad, over 600 beds, 28 operating rooms, 17 interventional labs, 4CT scanners and 4 MRIs.
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The position offers excellent benefits. UB is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and recruiter. Interested candidates for the Department of pediatrics may apply online at: www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu