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Division Chief of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 25, 2023
Title Division Chief of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Pediatrics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Pediatrics - All Categories
The Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (UB), Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (OCH) is actively recruiting candidates for the position of Division Chief of General Pediatrics. This faculty position will provide dynamic leadership to the physicians and staff focusing on building a comprehensive care model that provides outcome-based and population-based proactive care for all children throughout the community. The Division has 16 Pediatricians and 4 Nurse Practitioners who staff two urban-based primary care clinics, several school-based health clinics, and the newborn nursery at Oishei Children's Hospital and Millard Fillmore Suburban hospital. The division provides much of the core training for the pediatric residency program and the medical student pediatric clerkships, seeing over 23,000 patient visits annually combined between the ambulatory clinics and the nurseries. The Chief participates in direct patient care and teaching residents, playing a key role in determining the best model for inpatient and outpatient teaching in keeping with ACGME competencies and LCME regulations.

The main responsibilities of the Division Chief will be to:
  • Oversee the day-to-day management of divisional activities as well as the financial oversight of its operations,
  • Supervise the clinical care and teaching provided at the two principal clinic sites,
  • Promote the development of the research mission,
  • Maintain positive relationships with community pediatricians.
UBMD Pediatrics is one of 18 practice plans within UBMD Physicians’ Group, the single largest medical group in Western New York. We provide premier health care to infants, children, adolescents and adults. In addition to primary care pediatrics, we have 17 pediatric subspecialties. Our physicians make up the academic teaching faculty within the Department of Pediatrics at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Buffalo and at Oishei Children’s Hospital. For more information regarding UBMD Pediatrics, please visit UBMD Pediatrics.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About the Buffalo/Niagara region
Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is located in the western region on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. Buffalo - the City of Good Neighbors - is a big city with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, outstanding public schools, and modest cost of living. Buffalo-Niagara, a region of 1.2 million people, is home to world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, a vibrant theater and music community, an abundance of restaurants for every palette, and major and minor league sports teams. Buffalo is home to iconic historical landmarks, diverse attractions, and hosts many annual cultural events. Buffalo is close to two significant wine growing regions-Niagara Escarpment and the Finger Lakes region. In addition, the Adirondack Mountains are half-a-day’s drive from Buffalo. Rich in natural resources and beauty, the Buffalo Niagara area is a four-season region that offers the best for seasonal sports enthusiasts. Due to its mild temperatures, low risk of natural disasters, abundant fresh water, and clean energy production, Buffalo is a great place to work, study and live - going from “Punchline to Lifeline”. For more information, please see our website.

University at Buffalo seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Buffalo, to maintain the excellence of the university and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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